May stitching report

We got some longer leads so here are the first of the pictures! It turned out not a bad stitching month in spite of the furniture chaos. I finished my section on Anne's Quaker Friendship RR (sorry for the wrinkles - the iron still has a NZ plug, we need to buy some more UK ones):

And I stitched M Designs' Peace Tree for the Christmas ornament SAL (Gloriana Cranberry thread on 28ct Haystack linen):

I also made progress on a few other WIPs, helped by the fact that I seem to have acquired a stitching room! What used to be the tiny study is too tiny for a proper office now we're working from home, so all the bits of furniture have ended up in it. And so has my stash. Perfect for sitting quietly stitching. (Sue - look at the colour of the walls - just begging for the Rose and Butterfly Quilt to be displayed don't you think?!) I just need to get some finished pieces framed and displayed to go with my redwork collection!

So, to round up:

Quaker Friendship RR round 3
Spring Snapperland (except for buttons)

Finished stitching but not made up
Peace Tree

Blackstone Fantasy Garden

Made progress on
CHS alphabet
Evening in the Park
Quaker Stocking
Toccata II


  1. Oooh! your stitching room is adorable!!! And your WIPS are looking so good, congratulations!!

    Hugs from Mexico

  2. I love your stitching space--lucky you, I'd kill for a designated crafty room :)

    I love the colors of Anne's RR, before I started reading and the picture popped up I thought 'that's not a Nicki color' and now I know why.

    Your ornament SAL piece looks great to! I am behind a couple of months on mine. I'm off to the copy shop today though to get a couple of charts ready.

    Glad you're getting settled!

  3. That's a neat space that you have created. Your WIPs are looking good. Hope you are starting to get a bit more settled and straight with things now you are back home. :)

  4. Love your new stitching room - what a bonus! The friendship Quaker looks beautiful!

  5. Your progress is great :)
    Congratulations on the ornie finish :)
    Your stitching room looks wonderful! Isn't it so nice to have a room for your stitching?? :)

  6. Great stitching accomplishments with how busy you have been unpacking and how nice to have a stitching room. Woohoo! :)

  7. Anonymous5:23 am

    Yay, you got your own stitching room - how wonderful! I love your redwork collection - it looks fabulous there.

    Lovely stitching too - Anne's RR is looking gorgeous :)

  8. Love your stitching room! I could do with one like that!

    Love your Peace Tree and the RR is gorgeous. Love the colour of it.

  9. Oooh excuse me while I drool over your redwork collection! Goes perfectly with your stitching room too :)

  10. Oooo, a stitching room - congratulations!!!

  11. I love your stitching room, and the red is lovely

  12. Wow - looks like you're making great progress, despite the chaos around you! Lucky you having your own stitching room.

  13. I love your stitching room, it looks cosy :)

  14. An invitation from Mimi…….To: Saturday Photo Hunters
    Many bloggers will be flying Peace Globes in the blogosphere on Wednesday, June 6, 2007. It is BlogBlast for Peace day - the second annual event. Please consider using your blog voice and creative influence on this day to participate. The theme for June 2 is ART - perfect for creativity with a peace globe perhaps? You can find more information about the movement at Mimi Writes or BlogBlast for Peace. I wanted to make you aware of the event. I really enjoy looking at your photographs on Saturdays. or
    Thanks and peace!

  15. I'm so envious of your redwork collection, it's lovely! Great stitching room too. :)

  16. Your stitching room makes me want to crawl into my PC screen and live there.

    How did you get so much accomplished while also moving!? It's amazing!!

  17. Wow... what a great-looking space and what a *perfect* place for a Rose & Butterfly Quilt!

    Love that RED!!

  18. I have LOVED looking at your stitching room pictures and the way you have your redwork displayed is beautiful :-))


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