Monthly Archives: March 2015

Weekly Craft Update – March 23, 2015

Hello everyone! So, my week was rather crazy as I expected. The final ballet of the season was this past week, and it was a success! Now it is back to something slightly normal, although still busy, until DD’s prom in April and recitals in May. So, I get a month to breathe lol.

Needless to say, I didn’t get nearly as much time to crochet as I thought I would, and I’m not 100% sure this isn’t going to end up being frogged and restarted. The ripple effect seems off, so I’m not sure if I missed a count somewhere or I’m just not far enough into it yet to see it. I’ll post pictures and updates on that hopefully next week.

Now, on top of the ballet, I managed to get myself a lovely case of the sniffles, with a clogged nose and all. But, that did mean I got a little more time to stitch than I expected, and although not a huge amount of work done, progress is progress. So, here is this week’s picture for the cross stitch…



That’s it for this week! Keep smiling and keep creating!


Weekly Craft Update – March 16, 2015

Happy Monday everybody! 

Only had time for some stitching this week, and not quite as much as I’d wanted, but progress is progress! This week may be worse for progress, we’ll see next week, but being that DS and I have the final performances of our last ballet of the season, I may not be able to stitch but I do plan on getting some serious crocheting done. We are back in our “home” theater this week, so I know all the good sitting and crocheting spots 🙂 So, I am hopeful to have some afghan progress to show next week. 

As for the stitching progress, here you go…

Keep smiling and happy crafting!

Weekly Craft Update – March 9, 2015

Look at me, two weeks in a row!

Busy week this past week as usual, DS and I travelled both this past Thursday and Saturday for ballet, as well as all the usual running around and fitting school in between. 

I did have time to get some stitching done, which makes me happy. I feel like, so far, this one is going much faster than the ballerina. Here is this week’s progress…

Last week I also mentioned that I was starting a new afghan. It’s amazingly enough my first ripple pattern. It is done in lion brand’s homespun which is so soft and lovely, but it does like to separate a bit, so I’m getting used to that. Here are two pictures of the progress. I’d hoped to have more done, but there wasn’t always a good place with decent light to sit and spread out a bit at the theaters. 

That’s it for this week! Be sure if you haven’t yet, take a peek at my Etsy shop, you can find the link in the “About” link at the top of the page. Give the shop a like if you can! Thanks for everything and keep smiling!

Weekly (hopefully) Craft Update – March 2, 2015

Okay! First and foremost I apologize for my long absence. I have been working just not been updating all of you! 

I have more motivation to update you all more regularly again. I have started a new big cross stitch project! I’m excited about this one, it’s going to be gorgeous I think. I was reminded why I love presorted kits though. Here are some pictures of prep…

Gotta love it when you have five shades of peach and colors called “darkest grey green” lol. 

I officially started stitching this past Tuesday, the 24th of February, so here is my first week of progress, which I am quite pleased.

It is done on evenweave which I haven’t done a lot on before, but I am getting used to it. 

I have been busy with other things, most of which can be found on my Etsy site (see about me for that link). Here is some of it.

This last big mass of purple is something I love. 

It’s warm and soft and perfect for cold nights, and the sleeves are mid arm so perfect to wear while working on other things! 

I think that’s everything! Oh, I have gotten everything together for my next portable crochet project and as DS is getting ready for the final ballet production of the season, I should have some work on that to show in the next week or two. 

Keep smiling everybody!

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