Framed and fabulous :D

Firstly the new stash:
Silk D-bag
stash

And some of the threads for Chatelaine’s Misty Morning Vineyard:
stash

Shimmering Mermaid, and Seascape linen from heaven Lee Creations (why can’t people on eBay list they smoke? I am going to have to wash this!)
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fabric

And finally, Stargazer Framed:
framed,finished,stargazer

framed finished stargazer

May I present to you…

The Stargazer

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stargazer,finished

A little more

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The bottom right hand bead swirl is in the wrong place… unpicking for me tomorrow… which isn’t too hard as the knot hasn’t actually held… grrr…

Thank goodness for the new beading thread.

More shiny stuff… stars this time

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

mermaids of the deep blue

And some more stash- half a yard of 32ct linen, half a yard of 40ct linen, and various spools of silk:

24.11.9

stash

Just a little bit more…

So Stargazer is going slowly. I did about 2 hours stitching on her:

stargazer,Mirabilia

stargazer,Mirabilia

A LNS/general craft sewing store turns one this week and was having a big sale – so 50c skeins of wool
stash

Its uneven weave and I plan to make squares and sew it into a lap rug.

and $5 Dolly Mama patterns which I really didn’t need but are so cute:
stash

Stargazer’s skirt is done :D

Beading takes forever!

stargazer,mirabilia

stargazer

stargazer,mirabilia

Beading… beading… beading…

Another 4 hours or so… this is why I have decided to bead Mermaids of the Deep Blue as I go…

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

Stargazer beading…

About four and a half hours later…

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

stargazer

Stitchy stash… stargazer and a circle….

My latest HDF arrived today 😀

stash

stash

stash

14 mini spools including 4 be’s – beWrayed, BeWhined, BeSmurfed and BeLeaved, 2 custom spools and 8 mysteries, and skeins of Deep Ocean, Tuscan Rose, Carribean Reef, dragon fire, and enchantress. Plus 3 petite needles.

Cirque des Cercles

Cirque des Cercles

The beading on Stargazer – a little more….
stargazer,Mirabilia

Stargazer 8.7

Stargazer beading

This is such a slow process, because I don’t have a huge amount of practice at it.

Mirabilia,stargazer

Mirabilia,stargazer

Mirabilia,stargazer

With flash:

Mirabilia,stargazer

I don’t think the bead colours show up fantastically – the beads so far are a variety of colours – in the dark grey – silver, pewter, gold, pink and a bronze colour, and champagne pink for the external curls.

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