My Mary Wigham - Row 1

My Mary Wigham - Row 1

Saturday, May 5, 2012

WIPocalypse 2012 - Super Full Moon in May

Good morning!  I hope everyone is going to have a weekend full of beautiful May weather like we are anticipating here in Cleveland.

I am posting my WIPocalypse post early in the day in the hope that I will be able to spot that super full moon tonight.  I think they said the moon will appear 14% larger than normal and 30% brighter.  Gotta love that!

This month was mostly about BBD for me.  I finished Wild Garden (see earlier post).  I still have not had it framed.

I re-started Christmas Garden, after seeing Rita's beautiful over one thread start at WRSG.  I wasn't liking my start and decided to switch to the over one plan, which I am loving!!!  Not enough to show you yet...maybe next month.

I have a modest start to show on Spring's Song - Treasure Box.  I love this piece.  I don't plan to stitch the sampler in the Loose Feathers booklet, but will do the box lid and the little bird.  So far I have part of the quick and easy one third across the top stitched.  The middle section will take more time.


BBD Spring's Song Treasure Box start

Strawberry Bleu - The Purple Thread


And lastly I started a quirky strawberry pattern from The Purple Thread.  I changed the blue thread to purple.

I look forward to checking out a bunch of blogs from fellow WIPocalypsers Monday.  Have fun, stitch much, and don't forget to check out the moon tonight.  (Howl, if you must!)

11 comments:

  1. Lovely updates.
    I hope the moon will shine bright tonight.

    Hugs Yvon.

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  2. Very nice WIPs - I just started Spring's Song too today, it's so pretty.

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  3. I love Blackbird designs and the ones that you are currently stitching are among my favorites!!! I really like your purple substitution on the Purple Thread piece! :-))
    Linda

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  4. I prefer your colour choice to the given one; good call. Very pretty stitching.

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  5. That moon was really big and bright last night! I'm up in NY visiting my parents and we had a wonderful view of it.

    Love the color changes you you are making in "The Purple Thread." That certainly makes sense to be stitching with purple :) Pretty start on "The Treasure Box," too... Hope your Sunday is filled with some time to stitch, Bobbi!

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  6. Thank you for checking by my progress.
    Your stitching looks very detailed! I like it very much.
    Hope you got to see the moon - I certainly have - with the broken curtains would be impossible not to. I think my great aunt once said that sleeping under a full moon is a bad omen and inspires sleep walking. Good luck for next month!

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  7. Beautiful starts Bobbi!
    I work in a pharmacy and everyone always says that they can tell when it is a full moon. I am glad a didn't work yesterday. LOL.

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  8. Bobbi -- Nice progress on Spring Song! I love that little strawberry you started and great change to make it purple and make it your own:)

    Have a good Sunday

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  9. I missed the moon and so mad that I did!! Anywho, lovely stitching Bobbi! Your starts are so pretty!!

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