X-Stitching Xmas 2012 – March Update


Hello, my fellow Xmas X-stitchers,
And welcome to the third monthly update!

And so we march into March! Whereon earth is the time going? I hope you’ve all been busily stitching your Xmas and winter projects, ready to share them all with the rest of us!

I managed to get a little work done on my Winter Quaker Bookmark. Unfortunately, I have now realised the piece of fabric on which I am stitching it is a little too short for the entire design, so I shall have to modify it a little. Still, I’m rather pleased with how it’s coming along. It’s stitched on white 14-count aida in Venus M-018, which is a variegated floss with muted shades of purple – it looks rather wintery and I’m enjoying the effect as I’m stitching it.

I’m still working on a big commission, so I’ve only done a teensy bit of work on this project, but the commission will be finished by the end of March and I will be able to concentrate on my own stitching for a while after that.

Don’t forget to check back the first Saturday of April (7th April) for another update post.

I hope all my fellow challengers will post a comment linking to their own progress so we can
cheer each other on.

Please link directly to your progress post, not to your blog homepage

Happy stitching!

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16 responses to “X-Stitching Xmas 2012 – March Update

  1. It is very nice purple color on that thread indeed, the bookmark will be beautiful and love the wintery feeling in it. 🙂

    I’ll be posting late again, will post my link tomorrow.

    (PS. I think 37th April may be a wrong date for first Saturday of April. 😉 😉 )

  2. sorry i dont know how to link or anything,but love your bookmarker and your book reviews.reading history of a pleasure seeker and like it so far.have you read the kitchen daughter by jael mchenry?

  3. I finished stitching another Christmas ornament for my tree, but haven’t actually “finished” it with fabric and ribbon yet! New post on my blog!
    http://debbiescrossstitch.blogspot.com/2012/03/bon-noel-finished-and-halloween-house.html
    It’s nice to hear you’re working on a big commission project!

  4. I started a christmas picture – And To All A Night by Prairie Schooler – http://bengalcatlover10.blogspot.com/2012/02/and-winners-are.html
    I also stitched a little ornament –
    http://bengalcatlover10.blogspot.com/2012/02/days-31-and-32.html

  5. Here is my update for March. But I don’t know how I will finish it yet…

    http://systerpyssla.blogspot.com/2012/03/utmaning-mars.html?m=0

  6. Love the bookmark btw Kell, and nice catch Ulrika on the date. 🙂

  7. a few days late in posting (sorry). My update is http://claire93.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/xmas-xstitch-challenge-march/