19 February 2011

Stitching, Exchanges,and Give-aways

I joined the Friday Sew in Night, which was last night. I have wanted to do this for awhile, but I just couldn't find the right blog to sign up. I found it last week and so happy I didn't miss it. I signed up and knew right away what I was going to stitch immediately, my Fairy Dreams by Lavender and Lace. I haven't worked on it for a long time. Here is the picture before I started:

This is the picture just before I went to bed:
I like working on her and I would like to get this one done sometime this year. You may see more of her after my trip to Virginia.

One of my exchanges which I had stitched was received and I got my Sweet Valentine's exchange from Sarah.

Sarah stitched me a beautiful card, and she send 3 Vicki Clayton's silks, A DMC metallic red skein, Heart in Hand Valentine's Bird, a very cute bear kit, a piece of heart fabric and a bag of Lindt milk chocolate eggs, one of my favorites. They are so yummy.
Since she did not receive my parcel yet, i wont show the stitched piece I made for her yet, cause she reads my blog. I can't spoil the surprise. Thank you so much for a wonderful exchange Sarah!
This is the frog I stitched for Marl from Canada. The frog exchange was in memory of Rene, a moderator of i-love-cross-stitch yahoo group, who passed away. The frog was a freebie from Cyberstitchers, design from Lucie Heaton. I left out the words. I liked the frog by itself. I stitched the frog on 14 count Grasshopper aida from Charles Craft.

There a few blog giveaways I want to mention before I go back to my world.
My friend, Sarah(one I just mention), of Craftymoo is having a Spring Giveaway. Some fabrics and threads is a perfect combination for me.

Jennifer, from Feathers in a Nest, is having a Spring Giveaway. She is offering 2 pairs of scissors.

Pine Mountain Designs is having a giveway on a few new spring patterns. They are very pretty.

Don't forget about my giveaway. You need to comment on the post below if you haven't done so yet.


Anonymous said...

Your Fairies Dream is looking very nice.

Love the ornament you sent and floss.


♥ Nia said...

Beautiful stitching :)

Lovely exchange!! =)

Debra said...

your stitching looks great, It is such a nice piece to work on. The frog is too funny.

stitchin' girl said...

Your stitching is beautiful! You sure got a lot done!!

Scattered Threads said...

Hi Vicky,
I love the L&L designs and have a few UFO's. Your fairy is going to look spectacular. I haven't seen one that did not. LOL.
Very nice exchange you received and love the frog.

Tara said...

Beautiful stitching and great progress. A stitch in sounds fun.

Sarah said...

Thank you Vicky for hosting the exchange it was so nice to do. So glad you liked everything xx

Linda K's Creativity Works said...

Love your are making great progress on this...good for you.

I love reading your blog...

Happy Stitching

Lynn said...

L & L I don't have enough nerve to start any yet! ha! Nicely coming along tho! Really like the colors in that particular angel!

socialsue said...

Love the Frog !!!! Lovely exchange too! Great progress on your fairies dream!!!!


Joy said...

Vicky, your L&L piece looks wonderful!!

Anonymous said...

A very nice exchange and lovely stitching! Thoughtful gift for Marl. Your fairie is coming nicely.

Meari said...

That is a really cute froggy you stitching up!

Nice exchange from Sarah, too.

Your WIP looks great. Love the colors in it.

chrisstitches said...

Love the fairy dreams. Love the Valentine's exchange & froggy one too. chris from i-love c.s.

The 4 Bushel Farmgal said...

Your work on Fairies Dream is exquisite!

Looks like you had a great FNSI!

Katrien said...

Great work in Fairies Dream.
Love the ornament!

Carolyn NC said...

Lovely progress! And very nice exchange!