Mittwoch, 16. November 2016

Gifted Gorgeousness SAL - November

And here we go again, after being super in time for WIPocalypse this month (yay me), I am a day late for the GGSAL (boooh me).
But at least I am still on my way to post every month for this SAL, just one more post in December and then I can be proud of myself for sticking to this ;-)
If you are interested in the SAL and want to see what everybody else did this month, just pay a visit to Jo, who is hosting this SAL.

So here we go!

First up is my work on the Dog bookshelf piece. I went from here:
To here:
 And it's finished!!! Yay, finally! There was an awful lot of confetti in that funny decoration stuff on top, but I made it (though it kicked me off my weekly schedule of doing 520 stitches per week...). The thing still needs a bath and then it can go on it's way soon. To be honest, I was quite sick of it in the end, I really spent a lot of time on it and after all the confetti, the black was easy but boring to stitch.

I also picked up one more project, not Middle Earth though. That will surely be back next month!
I picked up the Candy Cane Santa stocking I'm stitching for my boyfriend and I went from here:
To here:
Doesn't he look creepy, peering over my Qsnap like that? :D It's really fun to work on him again, I will try and fit in half an hour or so a few times a week. No chance to get him done by Christmas, but there is also Christmas in 2017 (and 2018, 2019... lol).

Anyway, that's all I got for this month.

Happy stitching :)


  1. Nice finish and great work on the stocking. Santa is a little creepy now that you mention it... I have a stocking to finish like that too.

  2. Congrats on your finish and great progress on Santa 😊 His eyes look surprised!

  3. Lovely progress - and congratulations on your finish.

  4. Great finish, and lovely progress on the stocking even if Santa has a creepy stare

  5. Congrats on finishing your doggie! He is so cute. Santa looks surprised you picked him to work on. Now he'll be keeping an eye on you while you stitch. :)

  6. Yay on finishing doggie bookmark. I had to laugh we all sometimes complain about the confetti and then we complain about how boring block stitching is. Well I do anyway. I love Santa peeping over the Q-snap, it looks like he is spying on you. Checking to see if you're naughty or nice... :D
    xo Alicia

  7. Thanks for taking part in GG this month and this year! It's so nice to inspire people to join in and link-up each month.
    Congratulations on the Happy Dance for the book design too.


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