Yep, President's Day, again. For some, making a long weekend. For me, just another Monday, without even the chance of something cool in the mail :( At least I didn't have to get the grouch up this morning, which was good, since I didn't get up, either, not right away; barometer head did me in this morning, so I gave the Excedrin some time to work before making it upright. The jury's still out on whether moving at all was a good idea... At least the sun's out - a nice change after 2 1/2 days of what looks to me like Ohio weather :(
So on to the important stuff - stitching :)
I continued on on Tuscany, and am working parts 2 & 3 in conjunction (you know, all that pesky counting and such - not my strong suit, which is why I do so much COUNTED thread work) (). I really do think I need to get a set of scroll rods ready for this - there are a LOT of beads on this that I desperately want to put on, and where with MTM, I could position it in the Qs to avoid the majority of the middle parts that I beaded, and was just very, very careful with the ones I did put under the clamps, this one is just too big, and I know, as long as this one will take, I will break one or worse. So, after I get this right-hand section of Part 3 done, I'll be putting this away, and hopefully next time I work it, I'll have it on a scroll, and then I can BEAD these parts :) :) :)
Here is is as of right now:
I don't know if I'll be able to get this done tonight, or if it'll take a couple nights. But whatever, as soon as I get this section done, away it goes, for now. Time to make good on my promise to L&U :)
I also started a new small, an Ink Circles Halloween ornie chart from 2010, By The Full Moon. I am using fabric leftover from Murky Manor, and thread for the moon, as well, CC Baby Chick. Not much of a start, but I only had a few minutes on it.
And that's the progress for the week. As I said, as soon as I get to a stopping place on Tuscany, Lady & Unicorn is coming out for an extended visit, because I did not touch her at ALL last year, except for a few hours only at the very beginning of the year. Bad, huh? So, sometime this week, I'll be back in a sea of red confetti hell :) At least I'll get a break on Saturday - the February PINS meeting is Saturday afternoon, I can't wait :)
In other news, besides having a couple of great RAKs in my mail box, I stashed :) OOPS. I am now collecting Chatelaine Deep Blue Sea - and was THRILLED to find 7-8 of the silks already in the stash! Yay me! AND I have some of the beads already on order with About Beads :) And more in my cart at Beadies BeadWork. And some for this and Sparkly Hummingbird on my list for either Art Beads or Fusion Beads :) Because I don't have an order with FMG coming up any time soon, so... Oh, shiny!
Okay, on that note, Happy Stitching this week to everyone!