Monday, October 18, 2010

Slow And Steady...

I don't know about steady but slow definitely describes how Sabrina is going. Sigh! I'm really enjoying stitching her though and this is where she is as of today -

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I'm not sure if it looks like a lot of progress but there is some. Honest ;o)

DH and I are planning on getting a propane fireplace (fingers crossed) installed in the living room and I got to thinking... Right now Stargazer is upstairs in the extra bedroom. I wonder how it would look if I put Sabrina off to one side of the fireplace and Stargazer off to the other. I guess I'll just have to wait and see.

I'm SO excited because today I put the finishing touches on the free pattern that will be given out on Pumpkin Day!!!! I'm quite happy with it so I hope it looks as good when it's stitched up :o) I've also been collecting items for the giveaway. Only THREE more days to go...


27 comments:

Annie said...

Love the way her dress is shaping up. She'll look lovely by the fireplace!

Hillery said...

Slow is okay, at least you haven't abandoned her like I have abandoned so many.

Irene said...

Sabrina will be well worth the wait. Looking forward to seeing your Pumpkin Day design.

Kat said...

I love watching her progress - she's gorgeous!

~Kat

Denise said...

Every stitch is one closer to the finish. Don't fret!

Denise

Robin said...

She's looking wonderful. WE have a ventless gas fireplace and I love it! I like in Alabama so our winters are not brutal like up north but I'm so cold natured, I just love it.
Can't wait for the giveaway :-)

Myra said...

Slow and steady wins the race you know. :o) She is gorgeous even unfinished. Looking forward to pumpkin day.

Karen said...

Every stitch counts....she is looking very pretty.

Vinniey said...

She is looking great and so darling, Cathey. Slow and steady always achieve good result. :)

Melanie said...

Coming along!!! :)

Cole said...

One stitch at a time ~ Rome wasn't built in a day, how can Sabrina be? She's looking wonderful :)

Patty C. said...

Slow and Steady is a good thing when it is so lovely ;)

vEr0n!c@ said...

Sabrina's coming along lovely. I think she'll look great beside the fireplace opposite Stargazer. Do show pics when you have them displayed together :)

Gen said...

I have my own "Sabrina" which is in fact a model from Black Swan Designs, Dragon Heart, but in worse... it's between a WIP and a UFO, I started it years ago, and work on it a little bit some time each year... even if I wish I had already finished it, because it was supposed to be a Xmas present for DH, but as I say to him when he's whining I haven't finished it yet: I said Christmas, but I didn't say which year! lol

Don't worry, one day soon, you'll finish stitching you dear Sabrina ... ;)

mumzy said...

Sabrina already looks so beautiful. I'm sure that whatever you decide on how to display Stargazer and Sabrina, it will be well done. Looking forward to see what you are up to for Pumpkin Day!

{{{Love and Hugs}}}

natalie said...

Sabrina is so pretty! I look forward to seeing your new pattern!

TammyK said...

Sabrina is stunning! We have a propane fireplace in the living room & it makes the room feel & look warm & toasty. Like the boots you have on your Yahoo avatar. I see oodles of plp wearing them down here now. May have to get me a pair of those :)

Julie said...

Sabrina looks very elegant, looking forward to seeing your chart

Jenn's Crafty World said...

She's still beautiful - I SO admire your ability to persevere through such a project. My limit seems to be 5x7!
I think both "girls" will look GORGEOUS on either side of your fireplace so just go for it.
Have fun on Pumpkin Day! I'll try to pop in but the kids have a day off school so who knows if I'll be able too....
Jenn

Olenka's Stitches said...

Sabrina is a beauty! Enjoying stitching is more important than stitching fast. Sounds like a great idea to display the two girls together.

Lisa said...

Sabrina is looking lovely, excellent progress.

Carol said...

I still find it amazing how long we can stitch and it doesn't look like we made much progress! Cross stitching really is a labor of love and your Sabrina is just lovely.

I'm sure you'll love your new fireplace, Cathey! Do you have one anywhere else?

Lori-Ann said...

wonder what you've come up with. I'm sure it must have a pumpkin on it.

Great progress.

Marjorie said...

She is beautiful! Waiting anxiously for pumpkin day lol

Siobhan said...

Sabrina is beautiful! She'll look great by the fireplace. :)

I love your gift from Myra--the pumpkin is adorable!

Mel said...

Looking great!

Sharon said...

She is moving along nicely Cathey! Such a beautiful piece...makes me tempted to do one.