Here is this week's progress on Barnabee's Quest... violets (over one, but over one stitching is fun on 28 ct, unlike on 40 ct - LOL), lilies and irises... this sampler has me longing for my garden to start coming up... another month or so before the daffodils will begin to emerge, I believe. Depends on the weather, I suppose. I think I made it to about the half way point on Barnabee tonight. I would like to have this done in time to start a new SAL at the start of April (Spring Ride with Karen C.).
Today was Jenn's birthday - I figure she has opened her gifts by now. I haven't heard from her, but I know she received my package a few days ago. I sent her a pretty pair of Gingher Amanda Designer Scissors, a chart with embellishments off of her wishlist, and my first ever needlebook (which I am pretty proud of - it gave me its share of stress while putting it together, though that was just my self doubts). I know Jenn likes Irish things, so I chose this design: