Saturday, March 9, 2013

What a difference a few days make

Here is the back deck Wednesday:

High winds and a total of about 4-1/2" of snow.

And today?

It is bright, sunny and a forecast high of 55 F.  Tomorrow is supposed to be even warmer.

A few days also makes a difference in stitching.  The snow and cold of Wednesday seems to have chased the frogs away and I as able to finish Just Nan's Christmas Elegance.

I finally have a photo that accurately shows both the fabric and fiber colors, and Blogger doesn't want to orient it correctly.

Elegant Doily is on the frame for this weekend. Lots and lots of Algerian eyelets are in my future.


Giovanna said...

Congrats on the finish, it's so pretty!

MarchAnn said...

Christmas Elegance is very nice and you did a great job.

Julie said...

Congrats on your very pretty finish.

Peggy Lee said...

Very nice finish!
Beautiful day here too. I went out for a walk for the first time since last Fall. The pear trees are starting to swell already.
Spring's almost here!

Brigitte said...

That's exactly what was happening here during the last week - from 6" to snowless meadows today, I even found the first primrose in our garden yesterday.
Great finish!

Nicola said...

The weather really does effect our lives and what we can do each day.

Congratulations of your finish and have a wonderful week

Catherine said...

Very pretty finish!!

Rhona said...

Hope the good weather lasts!
Love your finish, so pretty!

Chris said...

Wow! From snow to that. Spring is so wonderful.
Your stitching is gorgeous!! Eyelets... not my fav :)

Robin said...

Congratulations on your Just Nan finish! It is gorgeous!

Robin in Virginia

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Congrats on the Happy Dance. I have just bought the chart as part of a bundle of four. Looking forward to getting my hands on it.

Love the contrasting photos. I walked the length of our road yesterday (just under a mile) and the weather was completely different by the time I got to the end of it! Grey overcast skies to bright blue sunshine.