Another fun SAL check-in! All you have to do is stitch on a WIP. You can focus on one, or like me, lots and post once a month - easy. It's fun to see what everyone is working on and, of course, cheer them on.
I worked on several pieces this month, but will show Dimple Designs' Twilight of the Tsars.
Here's where I was when I started:
And here's where I left off:
Not a lot of cross stitch left, but there is quite a bit of backstitching and some beading so one, maybe two rounds in the rotation before a finish.
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I have taken next week off from work and have put a very old WIP on the frame. The weather is supposed to be beautiful so there probably won't be as much stitching as I had planned when I first decided to take the week off, but some is better than none - especially when this what you are starting with:
This is as far as I got on Just Nan's Enchanted Swans when I started it in 1999! The project is one of Just Nan's class project series and is one of many that I took as an on-line class through Tapestry of Dreams in Rhode Island a quick search did not find a listing for the store, so I suspect it is closed now. Each week Kelly emailed you the directions for a different band and in a few months you had a completed sampler or at least that was the idea. This is one of the few WIPs I can actually date with any precision as I have a copy of the email that was sent on March 4, 1999 with the directions for band 5. Please do not post comments saying it is older than you are, the poor thing has a very bad complex as it has been sitting with other, younger, WIPs that are much further along!!