Monday, October 9, 2017

Trying to be disciplined

Since I currently have three models needing to be completed, I'm trying a new approach--I work on a model during the week, then stitch for myself on the weekend. I've only been doing it for a week, but so far, so good!

Last week I worked on the Rosewood Manor piece, then pulled out Lila's Studio Halloween Quaker this past Saturday. I had a partial thread left from last night, so I finished it this morning and this is where I will leave off:


In other stitchy news, I was at Target a couple of weeks ago and I saw a fillable lamp. Of course, I had to buy it because I thought it would be great for keeping orts (thread remnants) in; I've been filling glass ornaments for the past several years, but you can only use so many ornaments! This lamp should hold several years worth, and it can be enjoyed year-round:


Hope everyone has a great stitchy week!

6 comments:

  1. Your rotation sounds like a good compromise. I love the Halloween Quaker, what a fun design.

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  2. The Halloween Quaker is looking great.
    That's a great idea to stitch for yourself some days.
    The lamp is so cool.
    Marilyn

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  3. How cool is that lamp! It's a great idea for all those ORT and an interesting conversation piece for your home decor.

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  4. I love the lamp! Must go look for one! :-)

    Beautiful stitching!

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  5. Lovely progress on the Halloween Quaker. I'm looking forward to seeing your models once they have been released!
    The lamp is great, I've never seen one like this before.

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