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« on: August 07, 2011 09:53:31 AM »

Currently how many WIP (works in progress) do you have going? Currently I have four cross stitch projects going and another two which I need to start. I thought this might also help keeping us motivated to get our projects done. Here are the pics of three of mine so far;

Winnie the Pooh bookmark which will be donated to a charity;


http://pics.livejournal.com/crafts4others/pic/0000bqq2/

Here is one for my husband since we are both fans of Dexter;

http://pics.livejournal.com/crafts4others/pic/0000cq3r/

Bookmark making for my mother in law;

http://pics.livejournal.com/crafts4others/pic/0000ay4s/

The pic is a little unclear and is  a flower underneath the K
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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2011 01:59:29 PM »

I have a swap piece going and then have to do an embroidery for a baby shower and a cross stitch for a wedding. Maybe soon I'll start my Christmas stitching. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2011 03:36:47 PM »

I was able to get a lot completed on the bookmark for my mil belated birthday. Sorry the pic is sideways;

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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2011 11:36:41 PM »

I love the colors on that bookmark. Looks good enough to eat! (No, I do not eat thread. On purpose anyway.)
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2011 04:40:44 PM »

I actually had two finishes recently, my first in a long time, and I'm really liking how it feels!  With the finishes on the baby bibs and the pincushion, I'm down to two:

Rebecca Ringquist's Summer 2010 sampler: http://www.flickr.com/photos/75383639@N00/4932711219/
That's close to finished.  I have a few plant stems, some flowers, and some bullion and French knots left, and then the finishing.

Laura J. Perin's Bluebonnet Collage: http://www.stitchers-paradise.com/detail.cfm?ID=948 I'm more than half done, but that still leaves a lot to go. The next time I do charted canvaswork, I'm gridding my canvas first!

After these, I'd like to do one or two really small, high-reward projects for myself -- little things in colors I really like.  Then I may tackle a some kind of baby gift for a pregnant friend -- either a huck weaving blanket, or an embroidred stuffy or ball.  I'm also starting to learn about crazy quilting, with the idea of making myself an ocean-themed purse incorporating some great shells I found in Florida with holes pre-drilled by wave action!
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2011 06:50:58 PM »

thanks for the compliment Zen.  Amphipod your projects look great, it is always a destresser to get done with projects we have. =0)
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2011 02:10:38 PM »

I've always got between 3-6 projects going at once haha.
Right now I have a rose, a grim reaper, a sheet of tattoo flash and my piece for the feeling stitchy august stitch along going as well.
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2011 04:18:22 AM »

I currently have 3 WIPs and plan to finish 2 of them today. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2011 08:37:05 AM »

These look like great projects.  I'm a one project woman when it comes to embroidery.  I just keep plugging away until one gets done before I let myself start another.  Self-imposed torture.  I'm currently working on a Christmas present for my brother-in-law stitching words with all satin stitching, each letter takes me an hour.  I'd kind of like to put it aside and do a short and sweet project, but I'm afraid if I put it aside I'll never finish it.
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« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2011 07:28:02 PM »

yes that is one of the reasons why I used to just do one project at a time. However several people I know their people's are around the same time or other events, so that is why I had so many going on.
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