A slight obsession with books

Reading and Fibrecrafts

Finished!

2 Comments

That was very satisfying. I completed the last bit of that Winnie the Pooh cross stitch kit yesterday and I’ve just steamed it to get the creases out that were left by the ring.

Now granted it was very small, only 10x8cm but it felt so good to finally have a finished piece in front of me again. It was exactly what I needed to get me back into the rhythm of stitching again. Some of the backstitch is a bit wobbly where I was getting used to it again and there is a teeny error on the cross stitch on Pooh’s tummy but I don’t think you can see that. All in all I’m very pleased with him. He’s such a cute little chappie.

Finished!
I’m raring to get cracking on that Winnie the Pooh calendar now. I’ve sorted all the threads and got the charts enlarged at Staples. I now have an A4 for each month which’ll be much more pleasant to work with. Easier to see and won’t flop all over the place like the two A3 charts provided.

Oh, and to celebrate finishing Pooh bear yesterday, I took Tree’s advice and started reading that Stephanie Plum book. I finished it this morning and thought it was very good indeed. A worthy reward for completing a project.

Advertisements

Author: Carole

The books I read, the things I make, the places I go.

2 thoughts on “Finished!

  1. oh he’s lovely 😀 so satisfying to have a finish. Keep on with the Plum books…the first one’s ok but they get progressively better and better. The ‘in between the numbers’ titles have a little other worldliness in them too 😀

    Like

  2. Very nice Pooh! I always have to get my charts enlarged as well. They just seem so tiny in their original form

    Like

Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to leave a comment - I love to read them.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s