All week long, the forecasters were calling for a whole lot of snow. Sure, they covered themselves by saying "it looks like" a lot of snow... But, we didn't get any. Mind you, I am not complaining! But off to work I went, when I thought I would be able to work on Medieval Town Mandala at home instead! Tonight I stuck to the plan, and put more time in on the Garden Spot Sampler SAL. What I think are strawberries are now finished. I only took a photo of the area I worked on tonight. You have already seen the rest
Some good stash came in today. I received a fat quarter of Silkweaver Lilac Ice 28 ct Reflections lugana as a trade with Barbara - I think this may be just right for Celtic Spring. And Barbara sent me a surprise of two skeins of overdyed floss as well. Thanks Barbara!!!!! I also received the most recent issue (Issue 35) of Cross Stitch Gold, which did not fit into my photo well at all - so you can't see the Leslie Teare angel pictured in the upper right corner of the magazine... I really want to stitch her, so here she is...
You might recognize her - she adorns the cover of a popular book of fairy cross stitch charts. And... my kit for Egypt Garden came in as well... I opted to get the sand belfast instead of the antique white. Anne says she will SAL with me on this one - that will be great! SALs are the only way I get things done efficiently :-)
While watching to see if the 2005 holiday freebie was up yet on MLI's website, I noticed today that she has a new chart release, Evangeline. She writes that this is in response to Hurricane Katrina. I think that is such a lovely thought, but sadly, I am not fond of the design.... thought I would share this for other lovers of MLI's work, though.
And, it is New DVD Release Tuesday, right? Got Fantastic 4 this time, already watched it tonight. Tiny piece of insignificant trivia for you - I went to high school with Michael Chiklis, who plays Ben Grimm, aka The Thing, in the film... Andover High School Class of 1981, Andover, MA. Exciting, right? LOL!
Stitched on today: Garden Spot Sampler