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Monique D
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Victorian Dollhouse
I have mainly been working on the Victorian Dollhouse by Joan Elliott. Such vibrant colours and a joy to work on. There is one down side to this piece. It has tons of backstitch. Backstitch is not my favourite but it does make a huge difference on certain p...

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A new year!
So 2016 has begun and I really should keep this more up to date. A new year a new format... That might just be right so instead of constantly updating my lists I will keep only three: - The WIPocalypse list - The Finished list - The Stash List Next to that ...

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Victorian Christmas Eve
I finally finished Victorian Christmas Eve on December 30, 2015. Just in time for a new year full of different projects.... Or at least other WIP's!

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Peppercricket Farm - It's a wrap!
I finished all the backstitching on Peppercricket Farm yesterday. I have made one tiny adjustment but I am taking a wild guess here and claim that no one will ever notice! I enjoyed working on this even though it took me ages to finish.

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Blast from the past!
Instead of doing loads of backstitching I decided to clean out my cabinet and I found some finish products. So it is time for a blast from the past!   Eastern Promise - A design by Joan Elliott that was published in CrossStitcher issue 200   Carrousel - Fro...

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WIP #5 Update Peppercricket Farm
I have been working on Peppercricket Farm since I laid down the Victorian Christmas Eve. First my progress so far: So I have most of the full cross stitches done. On the right side there are quite a few half stitches left to do. Then after that there is a f...

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WIP #7 Update Victorian Christmas Eve
Today I reached the 50% done mark on this project. Page 3 of 6 is now done excluding the backstitching. I will take a break from this project for a bit and aim to finish another WIP.

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Fingerless Gloves
I love using scrap sock yarn in knitting fingerless gloves. The gloves only use a bit of yarn and are a quick stitch. I started these gloves end December and have now got one glove finished apart from tucking in the thread ends. The cuff will have coloured ...

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NEW START Chat Noir - Scarlet Quince
My first new start in 2015 is Chat Noir. The pattern is by Scarlet Quince while the original poster has quite a bit of history. 'Le Chat Noir' (The Black Cat) was a nineteenth-century entertainment establishment in Montmartre in Paris. It was opened by Rodo...

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WIP #7 update Victorian Christmas Eve
I have been working on the Victorian Christmas Eve for a while now so it is about time I show you some of my progress! This WIP is number 7 in the 2015 challenge. I am still working on page 3 of a total of 6 pattern pages but I am getting there!
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