It’s a good thing that I had a sick day or I would have gotten NOTHING in the crafty department done with week. I was gone for Scotty’s adoption. I had Georgia late and I had some visiting to do.
I told you I accomplished a lot of cross stitch stuff on Wednesday when I sat in the chair the entire day being sick.
First off, I finished this….
I didn’t have a lot of finish so it wasn’t a huge accomplishment.
This is #8 of the Sheep Virtues by Little House Needleworks. That one was supposed to be done in August…but I had to finish it up in September. That’s okay.
I had a bugger of time with the sheep body.
I looked and looked at the body but saw no rhyme or reason to the stitches. So, I ended up frustrated and didn’t really follow the chart. I just put in alternating colors here or there. (For those of you who don’t cross stitch, every symbol in a box represents a color.) I didn’t really follow the chart.
When Kelli came home I showed her what I did. She looked at me funny and said, “Mom, can’t you see the design in the sheep? It’s like a quilt block. There are two see?”
UGH. There is. I didn’t see it when I stitched it and honestly, I can’t really see it on the finished example either.
Can you? I don’t think there is a big enough contrast in the colors.
So Kelli asked it I was going to rip it out.
My “WISEDOM” is telling me no. Just leave it….and I’m going with that. If I hadn’t told you, you likely wouldn’t have noticed it….right??
So when I was sick on Wednesday I decided to get a start on the next Sheep Virtue. That one is “Friendship”….see?? Continue reading