It's Friday, so that means time to share our progress with you! We have one finish, by Susan, some of us wanted to share what our "Everest" looks like, and some of us just have regular old progress pictures for you! Let's start with a finish:
This is Susan's Blue Sky Sampler. Didn't it turn out great?
Who wants to scale Everest with me? Here's Dorothy's, which is from one of Nordic Needle's Award Winning Design booklets. I think hers was in the 2000 one.
Here's Ginia's, who left us a comment about her Everest in the original post. By the way, if you'd like to tell us what your Everest is, or even let us share pictures of it, feel free to email the shop!
In bringing her Everest to the shop and us taking pictures, we have finally been able to get to what keeps Ginia from tackling this project and finishing it. The problem is that she doesn't like the colors that the company she hired to chart the piece used to depict the shirts on her boys. The red is charted as pinks, and the black is a faded gray. I understand her point about not wanting to continue this version now that she has grown as a stitcher and sees where it could be done better! Do any of you have a recommendation for a company that could chart this photo for her with better results? Please leave us a comment if you can help.
Here is Vicki's Everest, the beautiful Nativity by MarBek. Today was only the second time I've ever gotten to see her version of this set of charts, and I can tell you pictures don't do the panels justice. She is done with all but the center panel, and is close to done with it. I have to talk Vicki into telling the story of this piece on the blog one of these days, because she tells it so well, and I think you all would be rooting for her to finish it, like I am now.
The last of the Everest pictures is also the first of the progress pictures for today. I've put 34 needles into Queen of Freedom as of the time I took this picture this morning. I had made a goal for myself to try and put in 6 needles a week. You may remember that this is the same approach I took when finishing the Sedona piece for my mother in law. I figure if it worked for that, it should certainly work for a piece I actually like!
Dorothy's progress on Lizzie Kate's new Halloween series, Boo Club:
And here is Dorothy's work on "In My Wildest Dreams". This is a companion piece to the Crazy Dreams and Perspective Dreams that have been featured as classes here at the shop. The girls have taken to calling this one "Crazy Dreams on Crack"!
This is Hiromi's Nutcracker canvas:
This is Corliss' progress on Garden Recipe:
That is all we have time for today! Don't forget to call, click, or come in tomorrow for our big Clutter Diet sale. Shop early for our best prices and selection!