Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Amulet and Emmaline - Lesley Ivory - Update

It hasn't been that long since I posted an update so I'm hoping I remember how to do this.  In between all kinds of crazy things (squirrels chewing holes so they can nest in my chimney and assorted other things) I have stayed warm by stitching on this afghan (Cat Afghan 18 ct Charles Craft Alphabet Afghan, though no alphabet) with either cat (or both cats) on my lap to help me stay warm.  I actually did quite a bit on this one.  Almost all of page 4 and page 5, which is just 3 columns wide.  In terms of stitches its about a full page.                        
                            This is a closeup of what I was able to do so far:

                             This is the whole piece so far:

This is one of the most fun cross stitch designs I have ever done.  Each square of the quilt is like its own little finish and it is hard to put it away, though other pieces and projects start to get very loud.  Now I am off to work on "Burden" which is the Lord of the Rings design that I restarted a year ago.  Trying to catch up to where I had been.

Thanks for looking.



msstitch01 said...

Your piece is looking gorgeous Carole!!!

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely progress.

Lonneke said...

It looks great! I can imagine those mini finishes are really motivating to keep on stitching