Well what has been happening at the mouse house this week I hear you think .... ermmm another finish??? ...lol that's right another one .... I put the last stitches into the Stitchers Companion Piece from the Stitchers Journey by BBD on Saturday evening ...when I did this for Lisa (inspired stitcher ) the other year I said to her I wanted to make mine the same into a box finish .... well I have found the box .... hehehe ... I am just hoping that mine will fit as my initial is bigger than the one charted and I had to adjust the pattern to fit ... I will show both finishes so you can compare :)... It is a lovely quick finish and I stitched it on 32 count slightly nutty (sums me up;) Sparklies fabric and with the recommended DMC threads well actually less than they said as I didn't have the right ones in the first place heheheh so I made do and I think it has turned out just fine :)
I had a wee tidy up in the corner of the craft room and rediscovered charts I had forgotten I had got which was nice .... and found some I was looking for as I knew I had them kitted up somewhere but in which archaeological layer I couldn't remember ....lol and pulled one out that I wanted to start which was Dance in the rain by Lizzie *Kate .... I had kitted this up with threads that looked near enough to the colours charted and had some 28 or it could even be 32 count natural fabric that I bought the other year at Harrogate which when I did the floss toss looked nice on it soo that was that .... and now I have got Life stitched ..... although the photo I took yesterday only shows the start of the Li...
and it was too dark to take another when I got back from the sweet shop ...
Talking of which a wee magpie managed to get into the unit (luckily not into the shop itself ) and refused to move ... until the A team arrived we managed to get it out with a wee bit of persuasion and a fire water bag that's like a giant water pistol ... I didn't want to have to have it removed another way ... sooo pleased the plan ?? worked ...lol
As I mentioned in an earlier waffle DH and I are off for a few days and the week after I am hoping to go down to Wales to a certain shop there and also do some more work on the new craft room ... as I am fed up of looking at boxes with nothing in them as yet and no where to actually do some finishing of things off ....and my finishing pile is getting bigger ...lol and I am itching to get things finished finished as well as started ...lol and I still haven't got that perfect Welsh Dresser yet WAHHHHHH .... lol
The weather seems to have cooled down a wee bit at least on the night so its better for sleeping but as I got into my car today after work the temperature read 34 degrees sheesh ... I got those windows down before I got in there and cooked .... and the ride home was delightful as I was back at the mouse house in 25 mins squeeeeee .....
I took Master Bentley for his evening pootle last night along the canal and I was stalked by a wee squibble .... he was soo close and as always when I see something this good no camera *sigh ... there was also a wee bird that gave off a loud Tweet Tweet .. it was no bigger than a jenny wren but it sounded sooo big with its call ... it sounded like the wee chicken chicks when they were hungry ... I shall have to try and look up what it may be .... just had a wee look and it may be a Twite ??
Ok I had better put the kettle on again as you will be parched now after reading all this and then will pop the photos up for you :)
|Stitchers companion for me :)
|think I had better trim this its taking over ...lol
|love this :)
|my new start from Lizzie *kates Dance in the rain
|Finish I did for lisa
|finished item ... spot the clue who off :)
|nice to see you all again :)