Sunday, November 04, 2007

Pre-Halloween Stitching



It's been a week since I stitched this little sign from the Salem Witch chart (Primitive Needle), and I've got another one kitted up to take along to Salem with me. This came in the mail last Thursday (more than a week ago) and I couldn't stop looking at it or resist the urge to just put needle to fabric and stitch the darn thing. So on Saturday evening I found out just how quick a stitch this piece is.


The trouble with organizing and sifting stash is that things get lost or buried in a hurry. That's what happened to my Happy Haunting (Shepherd's Bush) this past couple weeks. I was determined to find it this weekend because I knew it was in my house, my car or at the office. Well I finally found it just a few minutes ago typically buried. I'm posting this to inspire Cindy, since she inspired me with her Halloween Fairy. Working on this is quite relaxing. I did all the little things in the hill and then went back and did the fill, which went way too fast. As you can see I'm basting the left edge so I can skip down a bit when next I pick it up.

This week I think it's going to be a combination of Random Thoughts (Drawn Thread) and the Jane Austin Sampler from The March 2007 issue of The Gift of Stitching. Random Thoughts is an old WIP that I enjoy working on, but Jane has been calling to me to start it. I think she may be a good travel piece.

16 Comments:

Blogger Cindy said...

Your Salem Witch sign looks great!

You have really made good progress on Happy Haunting. I *will* start it soon!

6:08 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

Wow Adana!! You've gotten a lot done on Happy Haunting! Congrats on your Salem Witch finish. I love it!

6:11 AM  
Blogger Paula said...

They both look great.

3:12 PM  
Anonymous Lori U said...

Hi!
Love the Salem Witch sign, and your Happy Haunting is looking great....I should order that one...

Lori

7:19 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

I love them both! I'm envious - I've always wanted to go to Salem.

10:11 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Love your Salem piece! Happy Haunting looks great too. I LOVE that Jane Austen sampler, so I'll look forward to seeing yours.

4:11 PM  
Blogger Deborah/LavenderRose said...

Adana, I'm ready to stitch on my Happy Haunting, too! Nicole helped me sort my threads..:) She's got alot of her started.
Your's looks fabulous.
Deb

4:25 PM  
Blogger Karin said...

Your made great progress - I love the SB one - such pretty colours.

9:57 AM  
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9:13 PM  
Blogger Stash Queen said...

Adana - loved looking at your work. I am trying to get more stitching time, too, and it seems to be working!

10:43 AM  
Blogger Cathy Lloyd said...

I miss you Adana! Where the heck have you been?

9:48 PM  
Blogger Debs said...

Hi Adana, I've tagged you on my blog, hope you have time to play.

1:21 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

I've been missing you, too, Adana. I hope you and your family are okay!

5:21 PM  
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Blogger LoriU said...

Ok, you really shouldn't leave your blog to rot for a whole year! LOL!! Just kidding!!

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12:55 PM  

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