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Saturday, November 26, 2016

I Wore a Hole

Do I dare go to Target today?  Yes, I must.  I need to color my hair before my trip on Wednesday.  So I need some #9 Natural Blonde (yeah, right).  Let's hopeTarget isn't slammed.

I worked on the left side tree of The Owl and the Pussycat.  The trunk is covered in spangles.  You need a beading size needle to go through the spangles' holes.  Each spangle has three stitches to hold it down.

 I wore a hole in my finger putting on spangles and I'm not even done yet.  I started the right side tree.  It's easier as Italian mesh ribbon covers its trunk.  I got a few pieces of purl pearl put on too.  I know it doesn't look like I did much but handwork like this takes forever.

  This piece is starting to look close to being done.  Hey, I found the mica moon that I couldn't find a while back.  And I found the guitar that will go in the hands of the owl.

I decided to add more bullion knots to the Queen's hair before I put the loops on.  I tried it on one side and it looks good.

I got some eggnog made from coconut milk.  It's good!  Especially for the lactose intolerant.  I saw a video of Martha Stewart making candied orange peel and I want to try it her way. It takes a long time though.  Then I also saw a recipe for cinnamon and sugar pretzels (Pampered Chef).  I want to try that too.  There are just too many good things to eat this time of year.
A


2 comments:

  1. So many things to try and so little time. I love that Owl and Pussycat piece. So beautiful. Your queen is looking good too.

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  2. These are such projects.
    OUCH! Hope your finger heels.
    Maybe use one of those thimble pads to protect it.
    Marilyn

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