I really should be finishing some of the projects I have out there but, decided on some new starts.
The first one is a freebee from Lianne van Leyen of 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers called Louisa Acton, Age 11. I'm doing it on 40 count Heritage Newcastle Linen from Picture this Plus, I think.
I'm using Classic Colorworks: Barn Doo, Cocoa Bean, Dublin Bay, Ye Olde Gold and Weeks Juniper. Initially, I thought I would use Pea Pod but, I didn't like it so I ripped it out and started with the Juniper and I think I like it better.
I also started on Mary Miller 1842 from The Scarlett House. I had ordered the kit from The Country Sampler in Spring Green. I love the colors of this. I wasn't sure I would like the Weeks Verdigris and Teal Frost but, I really do. I am using the called for thread and 40 count Buttercream from Lakeside Linen.
I'm taking a different approach on both these samplers. Usually, I stitch the border first and then do the fun stuff. This time, I stitching the borders as I. Not sure if there is a conventional way of doing this. If there is, I would assume its stitch the border first but, I'm the boss of my stitching.
We got another three inches of snow today. We had seven inches last Monday. We had a lot of melt around Christmas with unusually warm weather and fog. Fog always makes snow melt faster....don't know why.
Final tally for Hallmark Christmas Movies: Hallmark channel 66/95, Hallmark Movies and Mystery 27/81. My family think I'm crazy. I would have gotten a few more in but, Bob could only tolerate so much. Pooh on him!
Finally, started watching an interesting series on Netflix: Messiah. Only watched two episodes but, its interesting.
I think that wraps it up. Hope you have a good start to the New Year.
Keep on Stitching