40ct vintage Pearled Barley
called for Belle Soie silks
I followed Tanya's advice and didn't bother with the "use light part of silk for this" and "use dark part of silk for that." And when it called for two different colors of silk at the same time, I did what Tanya suggested again -- I just chose the one I liked best. :D (The other suggestion I've heard is to use one of the colors for the / part of the stitch and the other for the \ part of the stitch. I've heard it works well.)
I think she came out well. But I still don't like overdyeds and variegated threads much.
I got a lovely prize from Karen of Karen's Handiwork. A lovely Christmas ornament! And look at the lovely card she sent as well!
I hope you can see the lovely beaded work she did on the sides of the ornament. Just gorgeous! Thank you so much, Karen! I'm so thrilled!
I think one reason I'm so discombobulated this morning is that for the first time in more than a week, the boy child is at school and the father type is at work, all at the same time. The weeks have been constantly filled with snow days with no school so it's hard to even keep track of what day it is. And the father type has been working from home so much that it's rather disconcerting. lol! But today I have the house to myself till school is over! So this will be short and sweet. I need to enjoy the alone time!
Speaking of sweet, just a quick pic of the cute Mia.
She likes to sleep on my legs when I'm in bed. She looks comfy, no?
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