Sunday, February 5, 2012

WIPocalypse February Status

I started out the year going gang-busters as far as finishing things. My stitching time this last month has been dedicated to working on my Petit Sampling Etui. I finished the stitching in January and am not finishing the finishing.  Now I am finishing finishing!  It has been tedious but not too difficult.   I only wish I had more time to dedicate to it.....perhaps this week....


I have managed to assemble the linings and am working on the gussets.   It should not be long now til completion!  



  I did squeeze in about a couple dozen stitches on The Sheltering Tree.

 And I managed five more motifs on Blue Ribbon Designs, A Little Quakeresque.
I remember when I started this.  I made all kinds of mental calculations - 9 x 9 = 81 motifs and counting each corner working as 2 would mean 89 motifs to complete.   I felt sure it would be easy enough to stitch seven a week, add in some wiggle room and no way I would be done 3 to 4 months.......well, the best laid plans shall we say.   As easy as this one is to complete, I find I need to be in the mood to want to stitch it.  Looks like it will be a three year project and not a three month one. 

23 comments:

natalyK said...

Love the progress on your petit etui! Quakeresque is coming along and will be lovely when you finish it. Happy Stitching!

Patches said...

Great work

Diane (di) said...

Robin, everything is just gorgeous. Big time congrats on finishing your finishing! :) It really is coming along beautifully.

Gizzimomo said...

Lovely work!

Beth in IL said...

Like your finishing job. Love the last one you are working on. Keep going so I can see how it turns out!

cucki said...

Aww so sweet xxx

robindefender said...

Your etui is coming along fabulously. I'm looking forward to seeing it finished.

Yvon (jioya) said...

Your Petit Sampling Etui is looking good, i hope that you can finish this soon.

Hugs Yvon.

Beth Pearce said...

Boy, that Etui is sure a piece of work. I could never finish that, but yours is coming along great!!

That Blue Ribbon Quakeresque is a cool looking piece. I don't believe I have seen it before.

Catherine said...

Great stitches! Your thoughts on the BRD remind me of my Mary Wigham Quaker....I really should pull her out again someday!

Ziggyeor said...

well it's getting there! It looks very interesting. Good job on your other projects too.

Claire said...

well done ^^

Lija said...

Very nice ... well done.

JoAnna said...

Beautiful work!

Bonnie Brown said...

great progress on your WIP's. I realy like the quakeresque... not sure if i had seen that before

Sara said...

Nice job this month. I really like your etui, I've wanted one for myself for quite awhile. Can't wait to see the finished piece.

Country Nanny said...

Wow! You worked a lot.
I love it all.
Hugs,
Elisa

Raphaelray said...

Great projects! Your finishing work looks really nice (the silk is a gorgeous color) - can't wait to see it complete.

-Jill

Mylene said...

I am sure you can do it, the designs looks gorgeous!!

Joyus said...

Lovely projects and great progress :D

MoonBeam said...

Your finishing looks really good. I always hate that part!

Other WIPS are coming along. Keep up the great work!

Bobbi

Tiki said...

I really like your Quakeresque piece. I'm sure it will be even more amazing when you finish than it is right now.

jennilynn said...

I can't wait to see the finished finish. I want to see more of A Little Quakeresque.