This month’s discussion topic is: It’s halfway to Christmas. Do you start your holiday stitching this early? If so, what do you hope to accomplish this year?
I have never been huge into Christmas, though I used to make some ornaments (and collect the JCS ornament edition), but it's been a long, long time since I've worried about making pieces for other people, nevermind the holidays. When I do stitch something with a holiday theme, I don't tend to put a deadline on when it's done. So nothing for me!
Speaking of holiday work - my current project is still the Mirabilia Holiday Fairy - Halloween. I worked on it a bit during the World Cup, but didn't get too far because I was enjoying a rather strong cocktail made by a friend. I did the rest last night while watching 12 Years a Slave.
Here's my before fairy - pretty much everything in the skirt done except for the beads
And here's the after - The other edges of the wings (in Black Coffee) are done!
She's a really big fairy (you know, for a small fairy)! I mean, all of them are approximately the same sized, but the span of her wings is sizable. I think I'll enjoy the New Year Fairy after her, because that fairy is so tiny in comparison!