Part 1 - My 12 in '12
1. Completed the Dark Alphabet. Would you like to see another picture? Just for a change, here's the one with the coffin:
2. - 10. and 12. No progress on anything
11. Papillon Around the World in 80 Stitches. Finished Part 1 except the beading and metallics. Started Part 2. OK, so it's a small start but it still a start!
Part 2 - Just Nan-a-thon
Nothing at all for Nan this month. But I did buy a new chart complete with button for a very small amount of money. Well, it's not worth paying P&P for 2 packs of Kreinik on their own, you have to make it upto a tenner!
Part 3 - Theme-a-licious: May Memories
For this I decided to go for Making Memories and stitched A Dark Alphabet designed in memory of Lisa Roswell and also my Joan Elliott Round Robin which is all about making memories for the person who will keep the finished design. Here's my Butterfly Fairy for Karen:
Finally, I did the draw for my 250 followers giveaway sponsored by Yiota's Cross Stitch Kits. The winners chosen by Random Name Picker Large Boy were:
Now, Marilyn isn't a follower (yet!), doesn't have a blog or an email in her profile and is a "No Reply" in her comments, so hopefully she'll see this post and say "oooo that's me!" and let me know which of her three choices she'd like to win. They were:
Kittens in a Suitcase, Butterfly Fairy and Flying Dolphins.
This is Kaye's final choice, Anne Hathaway's Cottage:
And this is Patty's, Mushroom Fairy 2:
As a number of people chose Coffee Fairy as one of their choices I will keep their names and chose one person to receive my chart when I finish stitching it. Maybe next year! Don't hold your breath!! I am able to do this because I have a paper original of the chart not a pdf. Yiota did ask me to draw people's attention to her copyright information regarding pdfs. They are for one use only and not to be shared/passed on or sold on. The only exception is for this giveaway when she kindly said I could keep a copy of the winning chart if I want to.