Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Snow Day!!

Gosh, I'm getting awfully spoiled by these 4-day work weeks....last week we had MLK Day off, and today was an unexpected - but welcome! - snow day. I should probably explain, we live in western New York State, and it takes a pretty major "snow event" for anything to close. I'm actually a bit disappointed, as the snow stopped around 11 am here and now it is just raining. Yuck. (Not freezing rain, either...it seems to have warmed up a bit.) If I'm staying home from work, I want to curl up with some cocoa and stitching while the snowflakes fall like mad! LOL

No matter, I did some stitching anyway. And I finished LHN's "Moon and Stars."As usual, there were substitutions.
- blue lettering - The Dye Is Cast's "Bluebells"
- white (house, stars, checkerboard border) - Ozark Sampler's "Sugar Sands"
- yellow moon - The Dye Is Cast's "Golden Oak"
- red (door, flowers, berries) - GAST "Cranberry"
- black (bird and word "night") - WDW "Mascara"
The blue fabric was a piece of 28-ct. mystery evenweave -- I really like it. I'm thinking of finishing this as a little pillow, perhaps with some moon-and-stars fabric? I don't have anything in my stash right now, though, so for the time being it will go in the "done but not finished" box...

8 comments:

Vee said...

Very nice! I love your colour choices. A little pillow would be a great finish for this piece.

Brigitte said...

What a nice LHN finish. I can also see it finished as a little pillow.

Cooolleen said...

I think that would be adorable as a pillow! One of these days I'll have to go through my fabric scrap stash and send you some stuff. At least YOU would actually use it! =)

Christine said...

That came out so pretty, Erin! Congrats!!

Cindy F. said...

Erin!! ~~CONGRATS AND A HAPPY DANCE!!~~ for a beau-ti-ful finish!! You did a wonderful job on floss choices too!

Theresa said...

This is absolutely beautiful~~
The blue background is just perfect for this design~

Maren said...

I can definitely see this as a pillow. I think it's lovely!

Vonna said...

Pretty, pretty...love the fabric and everything about it...it would make a darling pillow ;)

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