Saturday, January 17, 2015

Days 13 & 14

I think I'm going to have to start recording my new starts in my paper diary because of the whole lack of blogging. Projects I've started are piling up, and I can't remember which day I started which. Also I just pulled out the four projects I have in my bag, thought to myself "Tuesday Drawn Threads, Wednesday Love Bird, Thursday Mill Hill, and Friday Vermont" and wheeled myself back over to the computer and could only remember that I started the Drawn Thread on Tuesday. I have got to work on my memory. I used to have a dazzling one. On Tuesday, I started Drawn Thread's Four Fat Friends freebie. I think I may have kitted this up for some of my stitching buddies, who I hope don't think I just called them fat! Anyway, I have had this kitted up for ages and have finally started it. I am stitching with the called-for colors on a random piece of fabric.

On Wednesday, I had a meeting that ran much longer than I expected, and then I had to walk the dog. I was literally sitting on the edge of my bed putting in a few stitches before I turned in for the night. You can see why I am starting to find the pace a little hectic. And this is even after I prepared all my kits last month! I fell in love with this bird when I saw the wool version pinned on Pinterest. I spent a while tracking it down and even longer just waiting for the right time to start it. This project is being stitched with the suggested colors and fabric.

11 comments:

Barbi said...

I've stitch Love Bird, it's such a beautiful finish.

Linda said...

Don't stress out Nikki. Start them when you can. Love both your new starts. The bird is really going to be pretty.

Linda

Lee said...

You folks doing this SAL are amazing me. And then entertaining me all year long? I hope so!

Robin said...

Love the colors in Love Bird! Looking forward to seeing the progress on the Drawn Thread freebie. Enjoy your weekend!

Robin in Virginia

Beth said...

I've got Love Bird set out to stitch...some day...

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

I have my diary I'm writing in each day, the daily photo, a master list of each design I'm annotating, a FB album and the blog to try keep track of each day. I have two boxes, one for unstarted and the other for the started pieces. Each piece lives on the sofa until it is photographed which keeps them in order! Then it moves into the started box.

Love the fat Cardinal.

Hazel said...

I get what you mean about forgetting to blog things. I do that all the time. I think it's great that you've done as many posts as you have. x

Anne said...

Well done on keeping up with the start a day challenge for January! You've chosen some lovely charts!!

Southpaw Stitcher said...

I've just kitted up Love Bird and will be starting it sometime soon. You have excellent taste in charts!

mainelystitching said...

I still say I don't have any idea how you are managing this! Hectic pace? I'd be passed out from the stress of it! LOL.

riona said...

I marvel at the courage it takes to start 40 new projects in one month. Oh, the optimism of youth. And here I am, trying for two years to simply finish up less than a dozen old class projects, dating from 2006 to the present.