Saturday, March 24, 2007

Rocky Mountain Christmas update

Here it is at 90 hours. I did 1227 stitches this 10 hour session, and have done a total of 11,180 stitches so far. I did a lot of white, grey, light blue and lilac snow this time, so it doesn't show up too well. I am still 50 hours behind schedule, but don't have time to catch up right now. Watch this space for future updates.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Today is PI Day (3.14)!

Take the quiz to find out what kind of pie you are.

My results:
You Are Lemon Meringue Pie
You're the perfect combo of sassy and sweetThose who like you have well refined tastes

Monday, March 12, 2007

Love Quilts for Children

The EGA (Embroiderer's Guild of America) Chapter that I belong to has chosen Love Quilts as this year's outreach program. Love Quilts is an organization that makes quilts for sick children. Cross stitchers from all over the world stitch a square and send it in, and then the quilters piece them together and quilt them. The finished quilt is given to a sick child to help them know that others are thinking of them. Our Chapter chose to stitch quilt squares that could go to any child, instead of picking a specific child. Here is the square that I stitched:

If you would like more information about Love Quilts, please go to

Saturday, March 10, 2007

A Round Robin finish
This is a square for the Color Round Robin I am doing with a group of friends. This is part of Teresa's piece. She sent individual squares that she will eventually finish into a quilt. She didn't pick a color, so I chose Jig of the Ladybug by Bent Creek because it complimented the first piece that was done for this Round Robin. It goes in the mail on Monday to the next stitcher, and I should be receiving another package with the next Round Robin piece soon.

Friday, March 09, 2007

A Model Finish

I finished this piece about two weeks ago. It was done for the designer of the piece, Sue Hillis, to use as a Trunk Show Model. Sue sends out an assortment of finished pieces for cross stitch shops to display, in an effort to interest stitchers in the charts. I will be mailing it off to Sue next week, and she will attach a charm (a gold bag of potato chips, and some chips dangling from the bag) in the upper left hand corner, on the red block, and then frame it before sending it on to shops across the country.

It was fun to stitch, but it made me hungry!