Sonntag, 29. November 2015

WIPocalypse - November edition

It looks like the end of November is already here (how did that happen??) and so it's time for another WIPocalypse! It's the second to last WIPocalypse of 2015 already and Christmas is nearly here. The Christmas markets around here opened last week and we already visited a few (we had a lot of delicious food and drinks and bought some things to decorate our home for Christmas).
We had some snow here in the last days and it already feels like Christmas =)
And like every year, I am still hoping for a white Christmas (I only remember this happen once...)

But now for WIPocalypse!

First I want to answer this months questions which is:
Which designer has inspired you to stitch the greatest number of designs and why do you think that is?

Okay, it's obviously Haed. I have a ton of charts and most of my WIPs are Haed lol.
I really love their charts. They are very detailed and I just love those moments where you fight a ton of confetti and you only feel like stitching a giant colorful bubble and then you step back and it looks amazing.
I love that Haeds don't have backstitching or speciality stitches so they are easy to work. Haed has a lot of artists and designs I like and I love that they carry a wide range of designs (I mean you can find everything from landscapes and animals to fantasy and the style varies from anime like to realistic). I am also very happy with their costumer service, whenever I had a problem with a chart I got a friendly and helpful reply in no time.

Apart from Haed I like the Dimensions Kits. Sometimes I just feel like stitching something with backstitching and french knots and half stitches and something on a lower count (with Aida I even stitch in hand). I like their designs, especially from the Gold Collection. So I have a couple of their kits in my stash and stitch them then and again.

Ok and now for my updates. The last WIPocalypse I did was the September edition, so here are some more updates:

First up are the updates on the two pieces I worked on for the Haed challenges on facebook.
I worked on Das Rheingold by Kinuko Craft:
Last time:
And now, 1600 stitches added:
I will try and finish the page I started during December but my mojo to work on this is not really back yet..
I also did some work on Iris. Last time:
I added 1200 stitches during the challenge and I am very close to finishing page 2:
And I did some work on Eternal Promise. Here is how it looked last time:
And now, about 2000 stitches added:
I am currently working on QS Theatre of the Absurd. It is so close to a finish (about 300 stitches) so I will try and finish it today (I planned on doing so yesterday but then we spent so much time on a Christmas market so I was to tired to stitch...). I know I should try and finish the page I started on Rheingold but I really feel like working on Yule Angel since it's a Christmas design.... So maybe I will work on that for a few days ;-)

So I hope all enjoy the weekend and spent some time with your stitching and I will be back in a few days with a finish on QS Theatre of the Absurd! =)


  1. Wonderful progress on all your projects!

  2. Beautiful progress! I took part in the HAED challenge also with only one project.1,671 stitches complete. It did push me to work on this project. I am back to my rotation and stitching on another WIP.

  3. Beautiful stitching and what a lot of progress made! These look so effective stitched up!

  4. So fantastic progress! And I love HAED too:) Happy stitching!

  5. Great progress on all of your wips but especially on das reingold
    I allso love haeds and dimensions( have aprox 12 kits in a box, so need to get one started next year :)
    Wich is your favourite designer from HAED ?
    I allready keep track of the new designs every day because as soon as the barn owls is near to a finish i want to order a new one
    Making a choice is the most difficult thing :(, so my wish list is getting fuller and fuller :)
    Look forward to see the theatre finished
    Greetings from Holland


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