Thursday, November 30, 2006

On the Homestretch with WOTM

I came home early from work today, struggling with a nasty stomach bug that much of my office building also has... we are like a cruise ship, everyone on board is falling ill. So, I spent most of the afternoon finishing up another birthday gift. But, after that, I pulled out Women of the Mayflower and finished up the names... I am on the homestretch now. I just need to finish the green border at the bottom, and then on each side. I think I got a better photo of it tonight since upping the resolution on my camera.

I got an email from Kath today - she received her little birthday gift from me. What a terrible photo I have of this one! I pretty much ignored all basic rules of photography when I took this photo. I know Kath is going to take a photo of it soon, so maybe she will get a better one. To understand this gift, it is important to know that Kath loves sheep. She is a true Kiwi :-) So, I decided to make a fob for her of a little shepherd boy to mind the many stitched sheep in her collection.... believe it or not, that white blob in the photo with the brown dot is actually a sheep (the dot is its eye) - figured I would tell you, since the photo is really that bad! Sigh...

Shepherd Boy Fob

Told In A Garden

Natural Quaker Linen

DMC floss

Stitched 11/19/06 - 11/20/06

Stitched on today: Finished a gift, and Women of the Mayflower


Annemarie said...

Wonderful fob, and what a cute design! Women of the Mayflower really is nearly finished, isn't it? When do you think the big day will be?
Sorry I haven't been around for a while. I hope to mend my ways in the coming week...

Barbara said...

Oh my goodness, Carol, you're burning your way through WotM! It looks so beautiful! And your fob is adorable. Who was the designer?

I hope you'll soon be feeling fit and fine again!

Vonna said...

Oh, my goodness, your progress on all of your projects including this one is outstanding and astonishing. I just get jealous when I see your motivation!!!
Cute fob, you've been busy doing lots of little gifts :o)

KarenV said...

Great progress on WoTM Carol and a cute fob for Kath!

Hop you're feeling better soon.

Anonymous said...

Don't worry about the picture. Well done on your finish and almost homestretch! Ann.

Isabelle said...

What a cute fob! You've been quite the Birthday Fairy lately, Carol - wow!
WotM is looking great, too. Hope you'll be feeling better today!!

Anonymous said...

Oh wow that is lovely, looking forward to HD with you. The scissor fob is lovely as always.

Hugs xxxxxxx

quiltorstitch said...

I like your fob, how cute! You have been a busy girl :D

Mayflower is awesome.

Anonymous said...

WotM is looking great Carol and the fob is lovely. I hope you're feeling better soon

Tracy Baby said...

Hope your feeling better Carol , very cute scissor fob.

Anonymous said...

Another great fob and your
mayflower piece is looking very good. Hope you are feeling good
soon, it is not fun being sick.

As far as the "ewe" fob in my blog,
I charted it from a stitched piece.
I have no luck finding the chart,
so a friend help me charting it.

Anonymous said...

Carol-I could tell that was a sheep in the fob! Very sweet. Congrats on your WOTM. I have this in the stash.

AnneS said...

Wow, you're soooo close to a finish with WotM :) Your fob for Kath is gorgeous too ... your description of it cracked me up :D Sorry to hear you've been crook with a tummy bug - hope you've brightened up now :) I'll send you a separate email soon :D

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