Monday, February 8, 2010

An exchange received, Poinsettia House and attack of the sheep creatures



Hi everyone,
Thank you for all your kind comments last time regarding my friend. I try to limit the amount of whining about my personal life on this blog, but it's tough when there's a 10-year-old involved who may lose his mom...

On to more fun stuff. This is the last exchange piece I received from Leeanne (Please Pass the Biscornu 2010 exchange). The pic was (unintentionally) rotated but you can see I have been spoiled again. I wish I could show a picture of the biscornu I sent, but once again I forgot to take a snap of it before I sent it on its way, so I will have to wait for my partner to post a picture and then borrow it.

I have still been diligently working on WIP's. This is my travel project, The Good Huswife's Sibley Hall, which has not made an appearance here for a while (if at all). I tend to get bored stitching large areas in a solid color, such as the lawn here, and the sheep (I think they are sheep anyway) are creeping me out--their heads are too small, their eyes are too big, and they are patrolling the front of this house in a very menacing way. Did I mention that I read a lot of Stephen King and similar trash? Anyway, I hope the sheep look less creepy when the whole thing is done, which should be soon, since DS has started baseball and my butt will be planted in a chair for several hours during innumerable games, practices, etc.

As I mentioned last time, I have also been working on Poinsettia House, and here is how it stands as of now..
I have been enjoying this piece a lot and hopefully will have another finish to show before too long.
Last but not least, here is Spot in his frame (sort of...I just set him
there temporarily for picture purposes, he needs a little adjustment before his final framing).
Thank you everyone for your comments and I hope you all have a great week!


17 comments:

Linda said...

What a pretty biscornu you received, looking forward to seeing yours..I know it will be lovely too.

Your WIP's are looking great and what a perfect frame for Spot...he is gorgeous...hugs, Linda

Vonna said...

You have so many things that I would love to stitch myself, that are waiting for me filed away...I need to hurry UP on what I am stitching to get to some of these :)

Cyndi Harris ~ said...

Very nice gift! Great progress on your WIP's. Sorry about your friend. I hope everything turns out better.

Pumpkin said...

Lovely Biscornu! I see some yummy looking threads in that picture too ;o)

You've got some great projects going there. I have to laugh about the sheep though! That's why when I stitch people, I have to start with their heads. LOL!

MaryT said...

REally nice projects

Debbie Jo said...

Just love the Biscornu and the goodies with it. Your stitching projects are really coming together.

Meari said...

That's a pretty biscornu, and nice goodies to go with it. :)

Your stitching looks great.

Gabi said...

Very pretty biscornu. Love your Goode Huswife piece and had a giggle about the sheep.

Ranae said...

Pretty exchange biscornu.
I love the GH WIP and the horse Spot looks at home in his new frame, very nice

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

You got a lovely biscornu and I'll bet the one you sent is equally as lovely!

Your wips are gorgeous. I am not familiar with the GH chart - at least I don't recall it. I love the gold house and the fence. The sheep look kind of like dogs from where I'm sitting....

Poinsettia house is gorgeous - One of my favorite colors and Spot looks grand in the frame you picked.

Vicki in CO said...

I love your various house projects. Horse is great. Your taste seems to be similar to mine.

Anonymous said...

Your biscornu is very pretty and your WIPs are looking great.

Marl

Rene la Frog said...

Love both the houses. If you look real close at sheep, when they are full of fleese their heads look real small in real life too.

Angela said...

Your exchange you rec'd is lovely! All your WIP look great, I love Poinsettia House too :) Wonderful frame for Spot!

Deb said...

The biscornu you received is lovely! And all your WIP's look great too. I don't think that I've ever seen Sibley Hall stitched up before and can't wait to see more of your progress on it! And congrats on Spot the Horse. That's a great design too!

Nancy M said...

Nice update. I tend to get bored with large chunks of color too, guess that's why I am drawn to things with details. You've got some great pieces going on.

Marion said...

Great stitching!!
And I love "Spot"!!


Take care
Marion