Twofer Tuesday 2: Project update

Well, I am about 8 hours…I think…into the cross stitch/needlepoint project, and this is where I’ve gotten: I appreciate that there is actually one complete(ish) shape done. And I appreciate that I’ve already gone through two of the very long strands of thread that they supplied. But 8 hours! And this is all I haveContinue reading “Twofer Tuesday 2: Project update”

So, um…

I think I mentioned some other project being an exercise in patience. That was a lie – a dirty, stinkin’ lie. Well, not a lie, but ignorance. I hadn’t done cross stitching – real cross stitching – yet. Last Friday, for my “weekend” project, I picked out a cross stitch kit at work and broughtContinue reading “So, um…”

Everyone knows I’m in over my head (except for me!)

I mentioned in my post yesterday (posts two days in a row?! I’m getting back up to speed!) that I bought a needlepoint kit to try out this weekend. I was rather excited because it comes with everything you need. I opened that bad boy up this morning to take a peek. Aida cloth? Check.Continue reading “Everyone knows I’m in over my head (except for me!)”