Today’s mail brought my order from Stitching Bits & Bobs. I bought the Just CrossStitch 10th Anniversary book. Since I don’t have all of the last ten years’ issues, it was well worth the price, I think. It was fun to look through it and see what each designer chose. One thing I really like about it (and I wish they did it on every page), was to show a photograph of the ornament on the same page as the chart. Sometimes seeing an ornament by itself will draw my eye more than it does on a page with several other ornaments. It’s nice as a visual reference also. I also received my straggling threads I needed for Shepherds Watched as well as August and September Woolly Tymes. I stitched a little more on Quaker Garden this morning, so here is my progress so far.
I’m glad to feel like I am finally making some progress on this one. I am about to outgrow my q-snap that I’ve got it in. Tonight I am stitching on Bay Sampler, and we’ll see what sort of progress I can make on it this weekend. On another Christmas note, I sent in my renewal for Just CrossStitch and should get the ornament issue for doing that. I am anxious to see the next installment of the Shepherd’s Bush ornaments. I am stitching all of these, and so far I have two of them stitched up (Shepherds Watched is the next one to stitch). Here are the two I’ve done so far.
I am grateful for the weekend.