Monday, October 16, 2006


My first ornament of the year, M Design's Joy Tree. It's not bringing me much joy right at this moment. I have to frog all of the unfinished half of the tree, because the tops of the y were supposed to meet and they did not. It is stitched over one on 28 count jobelan, and the thought of unpicking those tiny stitches is instant inspiration to procrastinate! I am stitching this for Christopher's teacher. She also taught him last year (composite Grade 2/3) and we gave her Peace Tree last Christmas. It seemed right to give her another tree design this year. The fabric colour does not photograph well. It's an off cut from Swirly Sampler, and is actually a pale green called Thyme, by Dragonfly Dreams. The floss is GAST Deep Sea.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, what a shame! I hate frogging over-1, hope it goes quickly for you!

Margaret said...

Arrrrgh. I've yet to stitch one of these trees. Someone did the Peace tree for me last year and for that I'm very grateful (so I can avoid the over-one hassles!).

Anonymous said...

That's a bummer that you have to do some but the ornament will be beautiful when it's finished. (((Hugs)))

Tammy said...

Sorry to hear you have to take it out! It looks very nice!

Bec of the Ladies Lounge said...

such talent!

and I just caught up on the petunia post: Canada!!?? wow. Exciting and terrifying all together, but I think the exciting wins out, yes?

and hope the diagnosis is proving accurate and you're starting to feel better.