Now that Christmas is over, I have been able to get some stitching done, and I'm happy to report that there has been some progress on Jordan's Baby Sampler. Here is where it was when I left off:
And here is where I left off last night:
I will state that I no longer enjoy having a kit. I really do enjoy picking my own fabric (usually a hand-dyed), and I definitely noticed the difference in the floss. This floss is knotting and breaking a LOT, and I am not enjoying all of the time that it is taking to make this. I will get it done so that my youngest has her own sampler, and I'm sticking with the kit to have it match her sisters'.
I'm not sure what you all got for Christmas, but I am happy to
Yay!! I finally own a pair of Gingher scissors - this is Ella and a cute sunflower FOB
The Mirabilia Santa (oh, I so wanted him) and some coffee
You can't see it clearly, but this is the Fireside Embroidery. The chart is a HAED, but
the artwork is my aunt's, Kim Jacobs. How cool for me!
Another coffee pattern, and then Mill Hill's Margarita and Sunflower Fields.
There is more that the hubby didn't get a picture of, the Spider Banner pattern, a Mill Hill Flip-Flop kit, a Kreinik corder, and some project cards and floss. Oh, I definitely have too much stash, but it's so nice to be able to peruse and decide what to do next!!