I chose Reflections of Canada by Ink Circles for the country colours and when I last picked it up in January it was here:
and I'm pretty happy with getting about 25% complete:
stitched 2 over 2 with Jodyri Ruby Slippers on 25 count ivory Lugana
And for the distance event I decided to get back into my Letters from Nora and went from here in January:
stitched 2 over 2 with charted threads (Crescent Colours) on 28 count Lugana from Chromatic Alchemy
The fabric colour is more realistic in this photo and I'm not 100% pleased with my progress as I feel like I could have done better. I just wasn't into stitching on this one for some reason. Maybe it was too many colours after the monochrome, but it wasn't grabbing my attention at all.
In the end, during the closing ceremonies I picked up a small to work on with big stretches of one colour, Linus from the Peanuts set:
I think I will likely pick this one up again and finish it off. Then I'll have the characters complete to send back. I'm stunt stitching these for someone who can't easily stitch anymore. Fortunately she's extremely patient, but I have some guilt about taking so long.
Thus ends IHSW for August and check out everyone's posts over at the lovely Joyce's blog, Random Ramblings.