Stitching and Life in the Company of Pets

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Woof Top finish :)

Thankfully this weekend turned out to be pretty nice weather wise, even though they had originally forecasted rain off and on for most of it. Other than some rather heavy mist for a short period, it didn't rain but the overcast sky kept the temperature down. Nice for finally getting the yard mowed, errands ran, and for the picnic I went to today. Hope you all had an enjoyable weekend as well.

On the stitching front, I finally finished my Lizzie Kate Up On The Woof Top (sorry for the wrinkles, it hasn't been ironed yet obviously).
Other than the snow not showing up as much as I'd like, it shows up much less in real life than here, I'm really happy with how it turned out. I originally had a small white pompom for the hat, but then this fun larger red one caught my eye. I lucked out on the lights too. The small clay ones I had would have worked, but Kim had these fun sparkly ones that I think worked so much better. The only area I'm not totally happy with is the snow, the white kind of gets lost on the background so I may need to do something with that, either go over it again to make it puffier or add some glisten gloss to give it a bit more shimmer. I'll probably finish this off as a flatfold like my earlier Just Nan and am looking forward to being able to set it out at Christmas.

While not a lot of stitching has been occurring, I did get a nice start in on Whoo Loves You by Pine Mountain.
this is going fast, and I like the colors. The fabric isn't so nice to work on, but its a small piece so won't have to work with it very long. Then all I'll have to do is pop it in the tuck pillow and I'll have another finish (that's really finish finished). Got to love those tuck pillows.

Actually now I'll need to go stash diving, always such a hardship, LOL, to see what I want my next project to be. I don't have any fixed idea of what I'd like to start next, so I'll just dig around and see what calls to me the loudest and be surprised. :)