Friday, May 23, 2014

Roses of Paris Update

I have been doing quite a lot on this when I watch the Giro d'Italia cycle race, and there is a LOT of backstitching!!!

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Hopefully this won't take me as long as the Tuscany Town mandala, I think next I would like to do the Paris mandala but first I need to finish this one!




Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Hawaii and Paris

Well what an interesting April I had...

Firstly I went on holiday to Hawaii, which was awesome! I was in Honolulu for 3 days and Kona for 4. It was a jam packed holiday with not much time spend laying about on the beach (I'm not really a lie on the beach type anyway)




I wish I had more time there to actually drive around the island, but maybe I will do that on my next trip! Then after the Hawaiian holiday I had another week off work as my boss was still away, so I had plenty of stitching time!!

So to the stitchy stuff...

Italian View
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Roses of Paris
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I have mostly been concentrating on Roses of Paris as I am really enjoying stitching it, I think my next Chatelaine will be Paris, or maybe London...Hmmm decisions, decisions

Happy stitching
Michelle