Monday, September 1, 2008

Labor Day Weekend

SPRING of the 4 Season SAL

My girls playing dress up
  • I finally started the 4 Season SAL from one of my groups and I have to say it's a great feeling! I've been a little nervous about starting it as I started at a corner rather than the middle. I've done quite a bit of frogging but I've enjoyed stitching it. I love the set of four seasons that Helga designed. I can't wait to finish it and have it framed. I see a small oops already and will go back to fix it when I'm done. I'm not sure I counted correctly with the border so I don't want to mess with it again until I finish the design. I have a feeling I will have more room on bottom of the design then the top. At least I can pull the border out and re do it (again!) and it will look good. This will also help me when I do the next pattern as I'll have it written down.
  • I also realized that I love to start new projects! Big surprise, I think most people like to start new projects. I remember way back in the day (over 10 years ago) I would work on several projects and at the very end just put them down and not finish. Around Christmas I would go back to all my unfinished projects and quickly finish them, have them framed and give them all away as gifts. I just wish I had taken pictures of all my finishes! I only gave them to family and I know that they weren't appreciated as much as I had hoped so I'm not sure if they even still have them. Some of the patterns I loved and would love to do again to keep for me this time around. That's another project I can add to my list of to do's.
  • Step 1: organize my stash and find all patterns from completed projects. (already started organizing so that's a plus!)
  • Step 2: decide which ones I really want for myself and add them to my stitching to do list.

4 comments:

Kelly said...

Your sal looks great and your girls are just too cute!

Meari said...

Great job on your new start. I did some stash organizing over the weekend. Found some duplicate magazines I didn't know I had! Your girls are adorable, Terry.

Carolyn said...

I love to see kids dress up - so sweet. Nice start to the new one.

Sharon said...

Your girls are beautiful, what a great picture. I miss my girls dressing up like that, they are all grown and married now.
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