Halloween Stitching and Somebunny Moving Along

Hello everyone! I hope you're having a good weekend. We started off last night with Trunk or Treat at the local elementary school. I think the idea behind it is you take your little children around and people give out candy from their trunks instead of taking them out on Halloween night. 

I have a feeling that as DD ages it will be Trunk or Treat and Halloween every year. :) For now she's small enough that we'll just go around our neighbourhood on Halloween night. 

There were a lot of fun activities and snacks, etc. in the school gym, and I think DD was a little overwhelmed, but she still enjoyed herself. Her costume is this:

She chose it herself and she's a dinosaur, in case you can't tell if it's a dragon or dinosaur. She has a toy dinosaur with almost exactly the same colouring, it's really interesting actually how that worked out. 

On to stitching! 

Halloween is creeping up on me and I still have 8 photos to show! Let's start with:

24. Boo House

I had to go back and fill in some path that I had missed, and I managed to complete another colour. This is looking pretty unlikely to be completed by Halloween since I've gone full steam ahead on Somebunny. :)

25. Durene Jones Bat in the early morning:


 26: Mid afternoon
 27. Early evening

I think I will go ahead and complete this one by Halloween to have one less WIP. I'm still debating if I will stitch the white in the eyes and fangs or leave it unstitched. Jo mentioned a variegated thread for the background instead of using 4 different oranges. It's a good idea, but I didn't have a thread I liked enough to use. Also, it would be interesting to compare if it's faster to stitch each stitch individually with a variegated thread and no counting or stitch as charted and be able to work across a row. 

28. Midnight Farm by Mill Hill - finished in 2013
29. and the GITD thread

I really enjoyed stitching this one and it was one of the few finishes and stitching I did in 2013. We moved that year, and I was pregnant, plus work was kind of a nightmare with some new hires. So I'm impressed I finished this one at all. It stays up all year roun. :)

I hope you all have a great weekend, and see you soon for the next post!

Happy Stitching,

Tiffstitch

Comments

  1. Your daughter looks so cute! I'm so impressed she chose to be a dinosaur. So cool! Love your starts. Midnight Farm is pretty spooky and the GTID just adds to it.

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  2. Ohh impressed with that glow in the dark thread :) Love those Mill Hill kits! And your precious little dinosaur!

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  3. Your daughter looks adorable Justine. Love all of your Halloween pieces. Making good progress on them.

    Linda

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  4. Your little one looks so cute.
    The glow in the dark has photographed so well.
    Great Halloween projets

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  5. Great stitching. That glow in the dark looks like a challenge.

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  6. Your DD looks adorable in her costume, and very intent on what she's doing. Midnight Farm is beautifully spooky and the GITD thread is a great touch. Nice progress on the other two pieces - I'm sure you can finish that bat!

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  7. Your DD is looking cute in her costume:) Great stitching projects!

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  8. What a delightful little dinosaur!
    Great stitching, love the glow in the dark one :)

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  9. What a wonderful dinosaur! Great idea to have a party at the school too. Hallowe'en is nearly always in the half term holiday here but at least it means they don't have to go to school the next day!
    I love the glow in the dark piece and I'm very impressed at how well you photographed it.

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  10. Love all your projects. Your little dino is just adorable!!

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  11. I love that glow in the dark thread!!! All your stitching looks great!!!!

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