Before I begin, I must hang my head in shame since I am nearly a week late for this post (October! Where did it come from?!) Fall is my favorite season, although sadly, here in Tennessee it still feels more like summer, and I am keeping my fingers crossed for some cooler weather soon. : )
The topic for this month is: are you a Halloween or Christmas stitcher?
I am a Christmas stitcher, as the majority of my holiday projects are either Christmas-themed or future Christmas presents! I haven't stitched any Halloween pieces yet, but I have a couple in the wings for DUCJC 2015 (more info about my plan for that in an upcoming post.)
Now onto my stitchy progress (I worked on quite a few WIPs, so this post will be pretty pic-heavy!): I've managed to get a bit of stitching time in, although not quite as much as during the summer months. I've been trying to focus my attention on getting Christmas presents complete, although I have been called away more than a few times by other projects! I had 2 new starts and a finish this month.
One of my new starts was Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Falling in Love" (Kinkade), which I received for my birthday from my wonderful bf along with some extra stitching supplies that I have been in need of (bobbins, needles, a floss organizer, and a few skeins of DMC.) Needless to say, I was a very happy lady! I've put a little time into it:
The start of some pretty sky! I am excited to really delve into it in January once my gifts are completed.
My other start and finish are ornaments from the Nativity Ornaments series I am stitching up as gifts:
I finished the 2nd of 4 I am making:
and started the 3rd:
Hoping to have all four finished by Thanksgiving so I have plenty of time to finish-finish them!
Another intended Christmas gift, "Napping Kitten" went from here:
I finished the cross-stitching and am working on the backstitching: should be a finish by my next WIPocalypse post!
The stocking I am working on as a gift went from here:
Not quite as far as I had hoped for, but I think I can still get it done in time. Once "Napping Kitten" is completed in a couple weeks, I will use that extra space in my rotation to work on it.
I also put a little time into "Aurora Cabin," which went from here:
I worked on "Quiet Time," but only put a couple hundred stitches in, so I won't bother putting up a pic until I've made more progress.
And I think that's it...whew! My WIP list keeps getting longer and longer: the more I blog and read all of your blogs, the more stash I seem to accumulate, and the more starts I have! :P Looking forward to seeing everyone's progress from the past month. Happy stitching!