Thursday, October 20, 2016

Halloween Stitching and a Crazy Idea, Plus Giveaway at Crafty Sasha

I hope everyone has been having a good stitchy week! Things are busy as always, but fortunately stitching is always there to save my sanity. :) And there's creative people like Crafty Sasha always thinking up new gadgets I want need. She's having a giveaway of needle minders right now, so check it out if you're interested. 

First let me catch you up on my Halloween stitching photos!

Halloween Monster by Heart in Hand

almost done the WDW Meadow for his face and neck!

12. Boo House

Getting a move on this one as well, in fact, this is only Tuesday's photo, after last night I'm here:

13. Boo House

If possible I like to try and stitch these one colour at a time and then take the threads of the completed colour out of the thread pile and put them in the front of the kit section so they don't get all tangled up. 

I think I've finished 6 colours now. I still think this could be a Halloween finish. :)

On to my crazy idea! 

I've been thinking if I really buckle down I might be able to complete a project for DD's birthday coming up in November. I was debating about what project would be closest to completion, and could be fully finished in time. That takes Letters from Nora out, because they'll have to be custom framed. 

My choices are (I think):

Tribal Dragon
still needs to look like this:

Somebunny to Love:

Joy Snowglobe
should look like this:

or a Frosty Friend:

I'm leaning towards Somebunny to Love since it's definitely more for her than the last 2, although they would likely be the fastest. I'll see what I feel like. I'm thinking of maybe stitching through the weekend on Somebunny and get a feel for if a finish is possible. That would still give me time to complete one of the smaller designs. 

Any thoughts or other ideas, please let me know!

Happy Stitching,



  1. Good work on your Halloween pieces. The Somebunny is probably the best one thinking of how old she is, but the snow globe might also work. BUT you seem to be closest to a finish on the dragon. I'm no help at all, am I? LOL

  2. I've did plenty of ornaments last year. They're a very quick stitch and don't require much to finish them. I'm guessing a week at worst if you're stitching time is like mine at the moment (evenings and weekends)

  3. Good progress on your projects!
    I will vote for frosty friend. But if Somebunny is your DD's favourite then definitely that one goes first:)

  4. Lovely stitching on your Halloween projects. Love the tribal dragon and Somebunny. Some of the somebunny charts stitch up really quickly others don't it just depends on the level of detail. Your idea to spend the weekend on it and see how it is coming together is a great way to get an idea on if the finish is possible.

  5. Great update on your Halloween projects.
    I love the Frosty Friends!! I had to buy it last year after discovering yours ;)

  6. You have such fun projects on the go. Lovely stitching! Best wishes on the finish for your DD's birthday. I couldn't begin to decide, so I look forward to seeing which one you choose.

  7. Nice progress on the Halloween projects and birthday gift.

  8. Yes that's a crazy idea! I love the Christmas ornies but think Somebunny might be the best for a birthday gift. Let us know what you decide!

  9. Nice update on your Halloween stitching.
    My favorite would be a Frosty Friend. but there's a lot of stitching on each of them.

  10. I think it depends on how old your daughter is and when her birthday is in November. I like your idea of working on Somebunny over the weekend and seeing how far you get. That should help with your decision. BTW, I love how Boo House is stitching up.

  11. I'm sure you've decided by now but if I was your child or if it were for my children, I'd chose the dragon! Both for quickness and for the design.

  12. I'm way behind so finally catching up. I missed looking at all your beautiful projects. Can't wait to see which one you picked.


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