Monday, December 14, 2009

Cabin Fever Update

I have been working on Cabin Fever as well as the HAED for the last couple of weeks, I have made a lot of progress since the last photo. It is looking pretty darn good if I do say so myself!

Monday, December 7, 2009

The Waiting


I have been working steadily on 'The Waiting' since my last update. I have completed a lot of black area and worked on the confetti as well of which there is an awful lot especially around the whiskers of the tiger...The tiger is going to look magnificent when he is finished and you can really start to see him taking shape in this photo...

Sunday, October 25, 2009

The Waiting - confetti

I have been working steadily, I have done a lot of the black to the left, you can see it is higher up than before, also I have done a fair bit of confetti here and there which means my progress is not as noticeable this week, but if you compare to the previous picture you can see the difference.

Monday, October 19, 2009

The Waiting - more of the tiger appears

I have made quite a bit more progress this week!

Monday, October 12, 2009

The Waiting after a week's work

Most of this progress was done today, I took the fabric off the frame and am stitching without it... I am stitching much faster!

You can really see the tiger forming!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Waiting Update

I have actually done quite a bit more since this photo was taken a few days ago but you will have to wait until my next update!

I have gotten into a routine the last few days, in the daytime I work on The Waiting and at night I work on Cabin Fever...it is suiting me...

I ordered a lap frame on ebay from someone who makes them in England. So that should make it easier to do The Waiting as my hand gets sore holding the frame all the time as it is quite heavy...

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Cabin Fever Update

I have been meaning to post for a while but things have happened the last couple of weeks, my Dad was admitted to hospital for pneumonia and I was visiting every day. He's home now and he is much better...

I have been working steadily on Cabin Fever and have done quite a bit. I have also worked a bit on The Waiting. I have ordered a frame so I can work with it a bit better as I will be posting to Our Friend's HAED SAL again soon...

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Waiting Restart


Ok here is my progress with restarting The Waiting. I am starting from the bottom of the picture instead of the top so I am not redoing what I already have done...

That white area is the bottom part of the tiger, there was a fair bit of confetti in that area...

It's stitching up well...and no cramps in my hand this time....

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Cabin Fever Update

I have done quite a bit more on Cabin Fever.

I have restarted The Waiting, I received the material about 3 days ago, prepared it, put it onto a frame and done over 800 stitches...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The unspeakable

I am about to buy some 18 count off white Aida and restart 'The Waiting'. I'll start from the bottom this time so I don't feel like I am doing the same thing over and over...

Oh the pain of starting again after I have completed nearly 12 pages....my hand just can't take anymore...

Monday, July 20, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering Finished!


I have finished the Teddy Bears. I started to do the backstitch but I didn't like how it looked and I prefer the picture without it so it is officially finished! It is such a lovely picture, I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. I bought the picture just before Christmas 2008 from a seller on Oztion.com.au for $36. The Fox Collection were selling the same kit for $79 so I knew it was a good deal! And now I have completed it...

Now I am trying to do the HAED again and I have done some more on Cabin Fever as well so I will do those two on rotation... I am thinking about buying a HAED kit from Colray Crafts but in 18 count not 25 count so its easier... I'll probably buy it for Christmas 2009...

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering Progress


Here is a progress photo of the Teddy Bears! I haven't got far to go and then there is a heap of backstitching to be done...

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering Update


I tried doing the HAED and my hand kept cramping so I had to go back to the bears...so here is another update photo...I fully expect to get problems with my right hand as I get older...

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering


Here is another update on the Teddy bear's... I have decided to go back to my HAED starting today...so my next update will be 'The Waiting'...

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering Update


I have been taking a break from my HAED and have been working on Teddy Bear Gathering. I have done quite a bit as you can see!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Haed - the waiting - another update

I have been working steadily on this and have completed another page!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Haed - The Waiting Progress


Here it is - more progress. I have got a cold and it was an effort to take the picture but I forced myself to do it!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Haed - The Waiting Update

I have been working very hard on this project. I have completed over 700 stitches in the last 2 days alone! I love seeing it progress...

Friday, March 13, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Welcome to new readers!

I just had a look at my feed subscribers and this blog now has 13! So welcome. All I really do is post pictures of my progress. At the moment I am working on the teddy bear gathering project. I bought it from Oztion for $36. The Fox Collection was selling it for $69 so I grabbed it from Oztion as a Christmas present to myself last year. I really love the picture and it is a joy to work on...

I'll try and update with another photo tomorrow.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Teddy Bear Gathering Update

It's looking good! I have started working on the HAED one now, the one with the tiger and the earth in the sky.