Yesterday, 28 October 2013, I put the last stitches in Nova. This little beauty was a 20+ year project with about 80% completed in the past 74 days. If you are or will be stitching Nova: Four strands of floss … Continue reading
It is safe to say that I am obsessed with finishing this project. The latest count is 345 blocks completed — 51 left to stitch. Back to it….
This shows 252 blocks complete for Nova. Once again, my time this week has been spent almost exclusively on this project. The partial block in the bottom left is a perfect example of “if you aren’t sure take it out”. … Continue reading
Nova at 224 blocks Must stitch faster …. of course, when I do try to speed up my stitching I end up spending even more time removing and re-stitching. Must not try to stitch faster…. I like to look at … Continue reading
Once again, stitching time this week has been devoted to Nova. There are 396 squares and the halfway point has been reached. This has been my exclusive (well, almost exclusive) project for the past 4 weeks. I have stitched as … Continue reading
I’m so happy with my progress on Nova. This is the only stitching project that is getting any attention – the photo shows 169 squares completed. I have continued to change the solid color diagonal basket weave blocks to some … Continue reading
Sorry Santa — Winter Memories block 7 is sitting patiently on my cutting table with fabrics washed and pressed but somehow Nova has hijacked all of my stitching time. Have I mentioned that I am a very slow stitcher? It … Continue reading
Nova by Genny Morrow image from Needle Artworks This is one of my favorite counted needlepoint pieces ever. Genny came to Denver to teach this to our ANG Chapter – Colorado Columbine about 1991(ish). It has been on my “to-do” … Continue reading