Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Stitch Along Day 3

Another double spread. I think fat French knots are my favourite embroidery stitch. It took me awhile to learn how to do them properly, years ago. It's not too late to join in Amy's 39 squares project. Just a little 1-inch square every day. It's about all I can manage and it's just right!

Alternate studying and packing continues. I finished the work for one French course yesterday and will write the exam next Tuesday. The rest of this week I'm working on a paper for Medieval History - it's been lurking, unfinished, on my computer. No more excuses. No more to work!
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Pondside said...

Good luck with all of that activity, Lorrie!! Let me know if you need a break, or help. I have years and years of packing experience!
I won't be joining in with the squares, but you'll be interested to know that I finished the blanket and have knit the back and most of the front of the little dress!

Barb said...

Hi Lorrie,

Beautiful work my friend. I have been catching up. I am so excited about your move and hubby's job. God is so good and He never let's us down.
I feel so fortunate to have you as a blogging pal. You are very dear to me.

big hugs,

Vee said...

We're going to love seeing this all come together. Your method of alternating work, play, study seems just right! All the best with your Medieval History paper!

barbara burkard said...

simply STUNNING!!!
so happy to be joining in on this stitching journey!

Linda said...

Love it. I should do this. I already have about 3 stitching projects going is my only reason for not joining....

ros said...

your flowers are so sweet - very nice

Brenda Leyland said...

Funny you should say... I love fat French knots too. They are satisfying somehow.

Pretty inch!

Jacque said...

Good Morning Lorrie,

Your embroidery work is so "NEAT"..I do hope that you are taking care of yourself and getting enough rest!

Have a good week!

janimal said...

Oh those flowers are beautiful!

WendyBee said...

I love your little French knot flowers. In fact, I really like the pallette (sp?) you've chosen for your stitchery project. And since I'm watching snow outside, I'm glad to view happy, Springy images on my computer screen.

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Karen said...

Very, very pretty little flowers. Reminder of spring!

Anna said...

OH!! Lorrie - it's lovely - i just stumbled upon the 39 squares..... today.... I saw your blog listed and said "HEY, I KNOW HER!!" I wanna join.... I might pull an all nighter, so I can catch up with you ladies!
What a beautiful garden you stitched today!!
anna tremblay :)

I'll be following along to see your entire piece!