Wow, I barely remember November! Where did it go so quickly? Well, I do remember stitching some. Still working on Mermaid and here she is after last night.
I swear when I go to bed at night, her hair grows a few more strands! Just a tad bit more hair and I will be done the stitching. Hopefully that will happen tonight and I can move onto the backstitching and beading. I am glad I have stuck with her so far to almost finishing. She is going to be so worth every stitch. I already have my next project lined up. Just waiting on fabric. I will share it when I get a start on it.
So let me share what I have acquired lately. First, some beauties from Fantasy Dyed Fabrics:
I don’t have anything in mind for them, I just really liked them and had to add them to my stash.
Next, my newest bag set from Deanna’s Frame Covers and Storage. I found this fabric while at Joann Fabrics and new it had to be a bag set.
I love birds and pink so this fabric jumped right out at me. This set includes a bag for 11 x 11 Q-snap frame, a little zippered pouch, perfect for threads and things and a grime guard for my 11 x 11 Q-snap frame. I will use this set with my next project.
And this beauty arrived in my mailbox the other day:
It is Ceridwen, November Fabric of the Month from Hand Dyes Fabrics by Stephanie. It is 16ct Aida and I LOVE the beautiful pinks and grays in this one. Not sure what I will stitch on it, but it will be something special.
This year, hubby let me do a themed Christmas tree, not the hodge podge of ornaments we usually do. I wanted pink, and while hubby really didn’t want pink, he was willing to drive me over an hour to Bronners Christmas store, but I declined. I decided we would go shop together, locally. I fell in love with the black, white, gold and silver gift wrapping and bows and boxes. So while I was drooling over all that stuff, hubby disappeared only to return with the ornaments for our themed tree-Silver, gold, gray, dark gray and glitter!
We found some additional ornaments, but couldn’t find a tree skirt we liked. And the traditional red and green one we have is not going to work. So, next stop, Joann fabrics where I found all of these sweet fabrics so I can make a new tree skirt:
I think all of these fabrics will be beautiful together (minus the blue with snowflakes, LOL). I am hoping to get a start on it this weekend. I will be sure to post pictures.
So that is what I have been up to. I still have decorating to finish. Yesterday I made 50 Christmas cards, so I still have to sign and address those and get them in the mail. I also have shopping to finish up and sewing to do. Hopefully I will get it all done soon so I can relax and enjoy December while it is still here. What are you up to these December days?