I've mentioned in past posts that I am participating in a siggie block exchange at the Lady of Steeles Hand Embroidery group. The number of participants seems to have settled down (some dropped out) and we have to make 24 blocks. I finished up stitching all the celtic knots this week and now just have to add in my signature.
Each knot is approx. 5"x31/2" and took about 2 hours each to stitch. I made the blocks larger than required so I would have something to hold while I sewed and I will leave it up to each of the recipients to trim to whatever new size they want.
Now I am getting ready to make Christmas presents/exchanges and have picked out a few patterns from my collection of Christmas cross-stitch books. Most of the items will be small tree ornaments but I also found a few small samplers that I want to try.
Cirque Des Carreaux, poor thing, is languishing, pining away in my projects drawer. I will start back to it this week. Maybe I should set myself a deadline?