I still need to take care of some odds & ends, but over all, it is a big change. And, still the stocking sits. I plan to attack the TO DO's today and tomorrow (but add in a little stitching tonight).
While I was cleaning I used the enormous screen to preview Amy's #2 Back to Basics DVD featuring Tony Mineri....somehow, it made me feel like I was achieving int he realm of Needlepoint as well!
I turned in my Melissa Shirley Pig Easter Egg. I think it looks really cute. I did something odd on the tail, but I like it. I pulled a wire up and then doubled it and pushed the end back through. Then, I did detached buttonhole all the way to the end of the doubled over wire. I thought it ended up cute. I had to wrangle the end of the wire around to keep the stitches from dropping off the end and to camouflage the end itself, but I used my fancy new wire tool kit from Needle House and got that done! Judy Meyer laughed at me because I have been wanting the "fancy wire tool kit" and needed a reason to purchase it!
My fancy new Pleatherette Wire tool Kit
Hagrid the Owl
Melissa Shirley Pig Egg Completed! (I will cut the ribbon after finishing!)
This little piggy...has the cutest tail!