Thursday, 30 June 2011

Update: Aimee's Birth Sampler

Ok let's try this again, tried posting this this morning but some reason it wouldn't let me :(

Well last night I finished the backstitching on Bunny B, tho again the eyes aren't done yet but will do all three bunnies eyes together at the end :).
Just now I have started the backstitching on Bunny C and I'm hoping that either tonight or tomorrow this will be finished :D woo 

Progress as of last night (29/06/11):

Michelle xXx

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Update: Aimee's Birth Sampler

I am nearing the end on this one and it is getting really exciting seeing it really coming to life with the backstitch :)
Progress as of Sunday (26/06/11):
All the cross stitching done, and the only backstitching left to do is the bunnies

And progress as of yesterday (27/06/11):


Backstitch on bunny A is done, well except for the eyes but that's a different thread so I'll come back to finish them later.

Michelle xXx

Saturday, 25 June 2011

Hello :)

Sorry I've gone a little quiet again, just atm Chloe is teething badly these last 2 weeks we've had 6 new teeth cut through but she's still showing all the signs (drilling, chewing etc) so I think theres still more to come :( my poor baby, but she'd had me up all hours so I've been shattered I get up around 4-5am with the girls see to them then play some of the facebook games to wake myself up a bit, then very opportunity I'm grabbing my stitching and getting a few stitches in lol.

Cleaning Can Wait has unfortunately taken a bit of a backseat again, purely because I am so nearly finished with Aimee's birth sampler so I'm getting really excited and trying to get it finished lol haven't take a recent picture but will take one soon and get it posted up :), then once its completed I will be getting back into Cleaning Can Wait.

Now for some exciting news :), I've always been a little unsure about what I wanted to do with my life etc, but since having my girls I've been really eager to train as a midwife, well I've finally taken that first step I have enrolled on a course with the Open University 'Introduction to Health and Social Care', once I've completed this course I should then have all I need to apply to Uni to apply for the nursing course and after that the midwifery course :D, bring on October I can't wait sooo excited lol 

Also we are planning on going away for a few days in July to Southend and I can't wait we're going 22nd-26th July, then once we're back I've decided I'm going to start getting back into my groups, missing all chatter :), and will try my best to post more then I did before lol, so that gives me 4weeks to sort through and clearout my inbox lol 

Michelle xXx

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Update: Aimee's Birth Sampler

I was going to post an update on this then realised I haven't shown any of this project on here yet so thought I better tell you a little about it.

With my mum I have 2 younger brothers and 3 younger sisters, my sisters are 8,5 and 2 and mum wanted birth samplers for the 3 of them, my 8 year old sister Lucie already has one which a friend of my mum made her when she was born but she never offered with the other 2 and mum asked me instead of asking her, and of course I agreed :).
I started with my 5 year old sister Aimees, Mum chose Janlynn's Sleepy Bunnies and here are the process pictures of it so far:

1. 13th Feb 2011:

2. 20th Feb 2011:
3. 14th March 2011:


4. 17th April 2011:

5. 14th June 2011:

Am nearly finished with this one and I think it's looking good :), hopefully won't be too long until this one is finished, at the moment I only have this one and 'Cleaning Can Wait' on the go and I've made a promise to myself not to start anymore until one of these are finished lol

Michelle xxx

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Coming Back...

I took some time out to kind of sort myself out a bit, I was trying to do too much at once and in the end not doing anything so am trying to get myself more organised etc.

But lately the stitching bug has hit me full force and my UFO 'Cleaning Can Wait' by Joan Elliott, has had alot of progress made on it so I thought I'd better come back on here and update :) 
Here it was when I last updated:


Update from 17th Feb:





Update from 26th May:


Update from 29th May:


And update from yesterday 4th June:


I don't think I can really call it a UFO anymore as it is the only getting any attention atm and I'm working on it most nights, but its getting so exciting seeing it nearly finished and coming to life I can't put it down lol

And you may remember the Tatty Teddy birth sampler I did for Chloe, well while out shopping with Mark and the girls yesterday I brought another Tatty Teddy birth sampler to do one for Caitlyn and have ordered my fabric (kit comes with Aida and I don't like working on aida no more) a pale pink Brittney evenweave (same fabric I used for Chloe's) then I'm hoping once done I can get them both framed and hung in the girls' room :), here is the one I've just brought for Caitlyn:


Michelle xXx