Wednesday, June 24, 2009

A New Start and My Stitching Place…

I know, I know, I should be focusing on finishing my Wisteria house, but who can resist a new start?! Plus this is a wedding gift, so I better get it done before my friend’s big day!!!

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I choose a 32ct Belfast linen in color Flay and DMC cotton floss for this project. I did changed out some of the colors to match the photo better. This is what I’ve done so far…

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Susan has been asking about suggestions on setting up a stitching room. Well, when living in an one bedroom apartment, I don’t have the luxury of having a room just for stitching, but I would love to have that some day… (A girl can always dream, right?)

I do most of my stitching on the sofa in front of the TV, cause I usually stitch and watching TV at the same time. The one thing I love about our little apartment is that it has lots of bright light, so it’s actually quite nice for stitching~~ But most of the time after finishing all my house duties, it’s night time already so I really don’t have a lot of chance taking advantages of the sunlight…

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Sometimes when I get a moment during the day, I would go sit on my patio and stitch!! The one good thing about southern California is the nice weather, and I really enjoy taking advantage of this~~ Now if I can only sit here and stitch all day long, that would be just perfect!!!!!

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Well, that’s it for today!!! Happy stitching~~

9 comments:

  1. I love your new start, Theresa :) Looking forward to seeing it progress :)
    ((hugs))

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  2. Great start on your friend's gift! I love your patio nook...I wish I had a balcony or a deck. I am blessed with good light though so I shouldn't complain. ;-)

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  3. That is the perfect project for a wedding present! Love your spot on the patio, looks so peaceful!

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  4. The patio looks like the perfect spot to stitch your lovely gift for your friends!

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  5. You have two lovely stitching areas.

    I look forward to seeing your wedding piece when you are finished.

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  6. ohhh, this looks lovely to me. i love your patio and your living room looks so clean and bright. looks like a wonderful place to sit and stitch!!

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  7. Great start. I love LK and love that design so I am sure your friend will love it.

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  8. I sometimes wonder what it would be like to have a day where I could stitch all day long too -- wouldn't that be great? Your balcony looks like a comfortable place for stitching!

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  9. Thanks for sharing pictures of your stitching place - I lived in a one bedroom apartment for a long time, and even when I was in a 3 bedroom place most recently, my stitching area was still just a part of the living room.

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