I didn't get very much stitching (or any blogging) done over Christmas, but last week, once Keith had gone back to work, I couldn't resist a new start. I chose Their Song by Blackbird Designs, one of the charts that Keith gave me for Christmas. I'm stitching it on Polstitches
28ct Sampler Linen in "Heirloom", using the recommended WDW threads. I'm really enjoying stitching this, so much so that I just couldn't put it down yesterday. I also made a start last week on my scissor fob for the Hooked on Exchanging blog. I've stitched the front and now just need to sort out something for the back and then put it together.
I also had a small finish last week, LHN's Cherries. I stitched this on 36ct Edinburgh using one thread of the Crescent Colours. I had so much trouble with the thread knotting up despite copious amounts of Thread Heaven and using short lengths of thread, I was really glad to have it finished. I don't think I'll use such a small count of fabric again as I think this may have contributed to the knotting up of the thread.
Monday was Celtic Lady SAL day. I don't know if anyone else stitched on their lady, but I did about two hours on mine. Not much to show really but I am a slow stitcher and also spent quite a while frogging a mistake which wasn't a stitching mistake after all, just that I was looking at the wrong line on the chart. LOL
I'll leave you now with two photos of the stash I received for Christmas. The first one is stash from Clare. She sent me LHN's Gourmet Garden and Garden Pleasures including the two Crescent Colours threads needed for the latter. The bottom photo shows the four charts that Keith gave me, LHN's Season of Plenty, CCN's and Crescent Colours thread packs in Rose and Peony and Blackbird Designs Their Song. I also had a Kreinik Custom Corder from Keith.