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Monday, 19 March 2018

March IHSW

This weekend was International Hermit & Stitch Weekend and once again I was working on Sunday! Never mind. I got lots done today instead.

On Friday I went to my Crafty Coffee Morning and took Mrs Peggotty's Alice with me. Here is where she was last IHSW:


And here is where she is now:

stitched over one on 25 count blue evenweave

The goal is to finish six pages by the end of the month.  Possibly 7 pages.

The other project I've been working on is my focus for the month; Discworld Mappe by Lyndisfarne Designs.

Here is where it was at the start of Friday:


And here is where I am now:


And here is the entire piece so far:

stitched on 32 count evenweave custom-dyed by Sparklies

I am so pleased that the dye line is in exactly the right spot!  It is obviously not a hard line but you can tell the difference between the sea and the sky which is what I wanted.

The next IHSW will be 20th - 22nd April so make sure you note the date in your diary or come and join us in the Facebook Group - IHSW on Facebook.  If you don't do Facebook then you can check in on Joysze's Blog - Random Ramblings


Finally, there is still time to sign up for the Biggest Easter Treasure Hunt Blog Hop I have ever hosted.  Simply leave a comment or email and I will add your name to the list.  I don't decide on the Mystery Phrase until the last minute so there's always room for more.





20 comments:

  1. Amazing progress on both pieces. Can't wait to do the blog hop. They are always fun.

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  2. That is one thing I really don't miss now that I've retired, Jo--working on weekends! As a librarian it seemed like I was always working weekends and nights... But, you still managed to make great strides on your WIPs!

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  3. Gosh, Jo, lots of stitching! Discworld Is looking great!
    Glad you’ve given us the date for the next IHSW ..... I didn’t realise IHSW was this weekend, although I did stitch lots anyway! I’ll add the next one to my diary.
    Oooh! Looking forward to the blog hop!
    Hugs,
    Barbara xx

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  4. Great progress on your stitching!

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  5. Wow you made so much progress on those two gorgeous projects! Both look like they're fun to stitch. I totally failed at IHSW this month, for some reason although most weekends I have no commitments you can guarantee I'll be busy that weekend!

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  6. Beautiful progress Jo, I am looking forward to seeing this when all stitched up.

    Blessings
    Catherine

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  7. Jo, fantastic progress on both of these projects. You must be chuffed to have managed so much great stitching time.

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  8. (I thought I commented on this!)

    Your Alice is looking marvelous and I love seeing your progress on the Mappe - what a neat design!

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  9. Nice progress on both the projects.

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  10. That's a lot of progress. And how great that the dye line is exactly where it is supposed go be.

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  11. Jo, isn't it wonderful when things work out as you hoped? The dye line is in the perfect spot. Great progress on both stitches!

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  12. Was there smoke coming off of your needles?? That's a lot of progress, especially on Alice...please tell me that wasn't all done in one coffee morning! But anyway, she is looking great, as is Discworld. You know, I still haven't read all those books. They are so good, I am trying not to go through them too fast.

    I would like to sign up for the Easter blog hop!!

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  13. You've been productive! Well done! If I haven't said so yet, please count me in for the Easter blog hop!

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  14. Love that Discworld! So glad the dye line was in the right spot. Keep those needles moving!

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  15. Both looking good, the fabric couldn't be more perfect

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  16. What a great progress to both your stitches, Jo. Kisses, my friend.

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  17. Like Deb I thought I already left a comment too. I wanted you to know how impressed I am with all the stitching you accomplish when you have to work. I love how you get it done. Everything is coming along beautifully. RJ

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  18. Mrs Peggoty is growing very well

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  19. Great progress on both projects! I will be traveling again next IHSW, but I'll try to joind in from afar.

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