Thursday, April 2, 2020

Pandemic Project - Day 6


Good morning! I stitched the steps in contrasting colors of overdyed floss.  Reverse elongated continental for the steps edge.  It's the vertical satin stitch for the rising part of the steps.  I also stitched the railing using size 8 Kreinik in the Trame stitch.  



Current overview

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Pandemic Project - Day 5


Good morning!  I stitched the gates using Kreinik size 8 metallic in the Trame stitch.  The cross bars are done in cross stitch using the same thread.  Happy Stitching!




Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Pandemic Project - Day 4


I stitched the bushes between the houses in the T-stitch using one strand of Wildflowers.  The front bush is a bit lighter in color so you can see the difference.  It's just a little textured for the bushes. 

I hope you are all sheltering in place and staying safe.  Happy Stitching!



Monday, March 30, 2020

Pandemic Project - Day 3




Super cute roof of the pinky orange house.  It's the Herringbone Gone Wrong stitch with one strand of Wildflowers.  More to come tomorrow.   Happy Stitching!



Sunday, March 29, 2020

Pandemic Project - Day 2


This cute house on the right of the canvas is stitched using the perfect color of overdyed cotton.  The stitch guide from Amy Bunger calls for using two strands for the slanted gobelin stitch.


Over view as of today

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Pandemic Project - Townhouse Row by Diane Ulmer Pedersen from Painted Pony Needlepoint Designs


I bought this canvas by Diane Ulmer Pedersen from Painted Pony Needlepoint Designs at a trunk show that The Needle Works had.  I had been wanting it forever and decided to buy it for my Mother's Day present to me.  I ordered the stitch guide and threads from Amy Bunger at amybunger.com and had it all packed and ready to present to myself on the big day.

Change of plans.  The pandemic came and I thought to help in the teeny tiniest way by blogging again to distract us all from our worries.  I've been stitching away on my giant cross stitch sampler but somehow that is not so interesting to post.  Anyway, here we go:


Gathered all the supplies

On the frame with stitch guide at the ready

Over view of canvas

Paved road with three strands of overdyed floss in Paved Brick stitch

 More to follow tomorrow!  Happy Sheltering in Place!  Love you all!


Friday, February 7, 2020

#2 of 20 in 2020



I finished page 12 of the sampler His Eye is on the Sparrow.  The chart is from Heartstrings Samplery.







The finished product