Friday, 20 September 2019

IHSW Starts Here

IHSW or International Hermit and Stitch Weekend always starts on the third Friday of the month.  It's a chance to lock yourself away and focus on your stitching for the weekend.  You can take part on your blog or via the Facebook page.  Links at the bottom of this post.

By lucky chance I am not working at all this weekend so there should be plenty of stitching time to be had.  I'll be focusing on my Discworld Mappe as well as putting in a few rows on my Mirabilia new start and hopefully some FFO'ing too.  Rather than saving it all until the day before Rachel's FFO Gallery post.

This is the part of Discworld I will be working on this weekend:

The first task is to finish the paper note then stitch some border and start the flying eyeball on the edge of the piece.   Then probably back to the mainland to get some land filled in.
Here's the whole piece so far:

Here's how my Mirabilia looks:

stitched on random 28 count hand-dyed evenweave

This is the chart released by Nora Corbett to celebrate her 25th Anniversary of Mirabilia designs.  I'm just adding a length or two of DMC 310 whenever possible.

I had a small finish last night, the second in the Jessica Savage series in Cross Stitcher magazine.  The current issue is number 349 dated October 2019:

stitched one over one on 25 count blue evenweave

Here are the first two in the series together:

Finally, here's the link to the Facebook group if you want to join us over there - IHSW on Facebook or you can wait until Monday and link up here.


diamondc said...

Jo: I am happy you will have loads of time to stitch during ISHW.
Disc Mappe is looking closer to finish line.
I am looking forward to seeing your progress this weekend.


Linda said...

Lovely stitching Jo.


Katie said...

I didn't find one second to stitch after Friday afternoon but that's okay. We had fun instead. Can't wait to see what you got done though.

Christine said...

No stitching time for me this weekend as I was working :(
You've got loads done though!

Bethan said...

I hope you had a great IHSW! I managed to join in a little but had to work on Sunday :(

Leonore Winterer said...

I hope you had a great weekend! I'm looking forward to seeing that flying eyeball, haha :D