This past week was very busy but after tomorrow I think the stores will all be set for the Christmas rush. It's always great fun to add all the goodies to the sites and I'll tell you I get pretty hungry for all the Christmas food just from looking at the images. Good way to enjoy food without gaining weight I guess. I did manage to take Wednesday morning off to go to Centennial Quilts. Rather than work on GFG I cross-stitched all morning and was able to make a lot of progress towards the upcoming deadlines.
This morning I finally finished two projects and here they are!!
First of all - "Katie Rose and her Kitty". Please note that they both have eyes. Yes, you're right KR's are not French knots. After I'd made a pretty decent job on the kitty's eyes KR's just wouldn't work. Decisions, decisions - keep on trying and possibly mess up her face or make do with what you now see? OK! OK! the solution is not perfect but I think she looks sweet. This was such a fun pattern to stitch and since I have two more by the same designer I may do another one for a love quilt square next year.And the third 'K', the cute little kitty Solo. This pattern may not have been my best choice to stitch on a tea towel but I can assure you I tried to keep the back as neat as possible. I spent this morning doing a lot of the back-stitching which was certainly very challenging. The back-stitching part of a project is always such fun because it brings the piece to life but this one was a little different with many long stitches. It had me a little worried as I was working on it but all in all I'm happy with the result.