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I'm so in love with this project. This here is Thistle Stop by Crossed Wing. The fabric is from Silkweaver, it was part of a grab bag (the only grab bag I ever did). I don't have the name for it, sorry. It is sparkly and has clouds. Love it. So far, I've finished the bird and the part of the feeder below the bird and backstitched the bird. I've made some progress on the upper side since the picture was taken. I started this on 24th December.

I finished reading the entire Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich last month. There are 14 novels in the series so far, I think I read them in a month and a half. I thoroughly enjoyed it - the beginning novels are just amazingly hilarious but as you get towards the end, it gets repetitive. But I would still recommend the novels for a quick read. As you can imagine, I didn't have much time for anything else - no stitching was done. I am also knitting 2 scarves currently as my car projects. One of them is 2/3rd done. Hope to have a HD soon.

Comments

Suzanne said…
Oh, that's really pretty!! Suz
Christine said…
Great start on your new project, Shalini!

I know what you mean about books in the same series by an author getting repetitive. Sometimes they don't have to be in the same series...you just read a few books by the same author and get to know their "formula".
Crystal Allure said…
What a cute birdie!

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