Thursday, January 18, 2007

Strawberry Blonde

Here is my most recent progress picture of CHS Strawberry Blonde. I've been working my way up to the large strawberry above her head because I'm using the unknown, unevenweave fabric from JoAnn's and want to make sure the strawberry looks like a strawberry and not some kind of deformed vegetation just waiting to fall off the vine and crush our heroine. So far it looks ok. I'm thinking it might be a little on the thin side, not as full, but I could be wrong, it appears to be shaping up nicely.
When finished and when I get Garden Glade, also CHS, completed I will hang these in my bedroom along with a few things from the Scarlet Letter that I'm currently obsessing over. Haven't stitched yet, haven't bought the charts yet, but I'm dreaming about them.
Thanks for all the comments regarding the walls. I know that eventually I'll get it all figured out. We do have a lot going on color wise in the main living areas of the house but the rest of the house is boring white. We have to paint the hall, our bedroom, and the front bathroom ASAP. They are looking mighty dingy. I also want get some pictures of the kids up on the walls. I had a stack of about six pictures of the youngest when he was 2 or 3 at the beach that I set aside for a collage frame and now I can't seem to remember where I put them. This seems to be a pattern with me.
My left eye seems to be twitching a lot these days. I think I'm overloading on TV. The spousal unit and I have become addicted to Season 1 of Lost and can't seem to just watch one or two episodes, we have to watch all four on the disc. I love that my video store has started carrying TV on DVD because let me tell ya it's the greatest invention ever. With any luck we'll finish up season 1 tonight and can start on Season 2 tomorrow. What we have noticed is that we find that the two main characters are the least interesting. We like Sawyer and Locke the best. Jack and Kate are boring us to no end. The flashbacks are getting a little old too. We know Kate was bad and Jack was and still is holier than thou. We get it. Give us more monsters, give us more Sawyer without a shirt-ok that's more for me.
I'm also plowing through Lee Child's Jack Reacher series. Once I start a book I can't put it down until it's finished. I read two in one day last week. We had pizza for dinner that night and I was lost in Reacherworld most of the day. Very good day that was too. After I pick up the one on hold for me at the library today I should be all caught up, then again I think there might still be one more, Echo Burning or something like that I need to find at the bookstore.

7 comments:

Missy Ann said...

Eh.. Echo Burning (#5 in the series btw) is was my least favorite. But I have seen plenty of reviews that thought it was just great, so what do I know?

Strawberry Blonde is looking good!

Sue said...

Strawberry Blond is looking great, off to a very nice start.

Carol said...

Strawberry Blonde is such a lovely sampler - I really look forward to watching you progress with this one.

Jacque said...

Strawberry Blonde is beautiful thus far. I was going to do this like a birth sampler and then Gianna appeared dark like her father! I'm envious!

Eclecticmk - Margie said...

Your strawberry looks like a wild one. :-) So you can call your piece, Wild Strawberry Blond....

Michelle said...

Strawberry Blonde is looking great - I love the colors in this one!

Lucy said...

It's looking very good...don't give up on it.