Sunday, February 20, 2011

blizzard stitching & thrift store treasures

Blizzard Stitching progress on Cecelia & Clive
I am so glad I made my trip to the thrift stores earlier in the week as today would have been impossible! I am looking out the window now and cannot see the neighbor's house. I shoveled once this morning already, but am giving up now until it is over with! Yes, we are in the midst of a snowstorm.

What that does mean, however, is that I have had a lot of time to stitch, and now that I have no plans to leave the house, I hope to finish the new design which I have decided to title "Cecilia & Clive".

I am working with DMC floss, Weeks Dye Works and Kreinik blending filaments with this design.

When I did make the thrift store rounds, I found this interesting worn out but oh so beautiful tapestry-like wall hanging.  It is just perfect above my china hutch. I find the rips and thread bare spots charming!

Now back to stitching...well...after I make another pot of coffee and dare to peek outside one more time!


  1. nothing like a nice day at home doing what you love best.

  2. That's a great FIND! But I'd put it in a Glassed Frame though to preserve it. Looks like a "scene" from THE MERCHANT OF VENICE... -- That IS Venice in the background BTW.


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