Sadness update

I’ve had this ready to share for a few days now but Tim has been off hunting and he’d taken the camera. I could have taken a shot with the phone but I can never get a decent shot with mine although I probably should’ve tried since I had a hell of a time getting this lady to look half decent with the overcast sky outside. But here she is anyway.

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I had a realisation the other day that the next page of the freebie SAL is due next weekend. YAY!!!! Therefore the next post will be an update of that new start from a few posts back, I have some background stitched on it now, and then another LOTW pic!!! I can’t wait to get to the dress!!!!!!


‘Sadness’ and ‘The Beast’

The HAED board SAL theme this month was ‘Faces’. The only one that really stood out for that theme was Sadness of an Angel by Zindy Nielsen, although when I got her out I realised there wasn’t much face left to do so I didn’t join in the SAL officially. Instead I just worked on her for three days and here she is.

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The before image:

She made a nice change from all the confetti I’ve been doing on Iron Dragon (The Beast) by Ciro Marchetti.

Which I also have an update of:

I have been making what I think is extremely slow progress on the engine. While stitching I just couldn’t envision what I was working on either. Usually you can tell by the chart and see that that is the helmet, that is the cloud etc, but not with that part. He’s back on the QSnap frame now and really to go again once I’m done here and I can see only a few more updates until he’s a done deal!!!


I had to make an emergency HAED purchase the other day. I had forgotten to buy the HAED birthday club chart. You pay $10US and get the chart of your choice on your birthday. Details are on the website. I have purchased it every year and wasn’t going to make this year an exception. So I used the discount code that was sent out with the latest HAED newsletter and now I’m all set. I have since realise that there will most likely be a St Patrick’s Day sale and I could have got it cheaper still, but I don’t want to count on it in case there isn’t.

I’ll let you know what I choose later in the month when the bday comes around!!!