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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Ready

I got the Putz house all put together.  Now for the embellishments.  I've been to Hobby Lobby and JoAnn's looking for Snow-Tex, Quick Grip glue and superfine silver and crystal glitter.  I got them all so now I'm ready.




I worked a bit more on Anne Hathaway's Cottage needlebook.  There is one symbol that is not in the key (+) so I had to guess what it might be.  It is a dark color so that eliminates a lot of floss.  I discovered that I did the entire roof wrong.  I cross stitched it but it was supposed to be done in slanting gobelin.  Whatever.  I'm not changing it.  I think it looks fine.  It will be easy to fill in those little rectangles on the rest of the front..

I was able to get to the Y to walk.  I only got 2900 steps yesterday.  That's what I get when I don't make an effort to walk.
It is still very cold here, -2 this morning.  How far away is spring?   Answer:  Too far.
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3 comments:

  1. the Putz house is darling. I would love to try and make one but I don't know what I would do with it after I finished. I don't even know what a slanting gobelin stitch is. Google here I come.

    Barbara in OKC

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  2. That Putz house is adorable! (I love the blue color, that you painted it.)
    Your cross stitch cottage looks very nice!
    (I too, have no clue what a 'slanting gobelin stitch' is, but I think it looks great with cross stitches.)
    Sending warm wishes your way!

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  3. The House turned out cute, can't wait to see what bling you add.
    The cottage looks fine.
    Marilyn

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