Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A pre-birth stitching accomplishment

Thank you all for the comments on my last post. I'm definitely feeling the "baby blues," plus I start thinking too far ahead ("ack, what will happen next month/when I go back to work/when she's 2-3-4-5-6/etc?!?!?!?") and I freak myself out. A bit of stitching WOULD help me to remember....one color at a time, one stitch at a time, enjoy the process and don't worry. So with that in mind, I will try to take a bit of time each day (more or less!) to stitch, if only a part of a length of floss.

And I also wanted to share the very last projects(s) I finished before Maura was born. This was a gift for my friend Rita. Her kitty Oliver passed unexpectedly, and I wanted to stitch her a little something. Also, while I was pregnant I got a little obsessed with making bead-things...hence, the bracelet.

freebie from Brittercup Designs
Stitched on PTP "Glory" linen with hand-dyed flosses
Finished as a small pocket/envelope

bracelet made with assorted seed beads and other findings


Aussie Stitcher said...

That is a lovely gift for your friend. Congratulations on the arrival of Maura. She is beautiful.

Sharon said...

Such a pretty gift!

libwitch said...

"one color at a time, one stitch at a time, enjoy the process and don't worry."

what a wonderful outlook. maybe you should make that into a sampler!

Kathy A. said...

Pretty little stitched pocked and bracelet. Very thoughtful little gift.
Hope things are going well with you and Maura.

An itch to cross stitch.. said...

Hi Erin,
my name is Belinda and I just want to let you know I love your blog and have been following it. I have now made my own blog, if you were interested in viewing as I have only just started out?
Congratulations on your baby Maura too. She's gorgeous!