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Monday, August 13, 2007

Tour Des Marques Is Back!


Yay! I've picked up another SAL piece I had abandoned! I managed a few hours on Tour tonight, with over one there's only so much a girl's eyes can handle. I'm stitching this over one on 28ct.

Tonight I've started going through my charts and magazines for Vonna's Neighborhood RR. She'd like English style cottages and buildings. As you all know I'm a fantasy girl... so I've got to dig to find just the right thing!

I survived my first day back at work. I came back to find my palm scanner isn't loading the drivers for the socket scanner so I lost a day of inventory taking... but I certainly had more work to keep me busy. I did need a bit of a nap when I got home tonight!

I'm looking forward to the approaching weekend, its Ann's annual retreat where we oooh, ahhh, stitch, eat, and a few of us find spaces to sleep be it on the floor, in the shop or in the RV. I can't wait!

26 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your progress. Haven't you stitched this piece already once? Ann.

Cheryl said...

Looks great. I love how over 1 looks but agree that it is hard going on the eyes!

Vonna said...

Uhhh...I think you mean Von's RR...because in mine, I don't care, anything small townish :) I think Von was the cottage's girl :) But it's easy to get us mixed up because all you're dealing with to change identities is a "NA" ! LOL!
Your WIP is really looking smashing :)

Marjean said...

That looks great Dani.
Have a blast this weekend.

Judith said...

I have this one in my stash, but haven't started it yet, but I hope to start it soon.

Ranae said...

Both this and the castle WIP's look great. Have lotz of fun this weekend.

Dawn said...

I just love this one! I have this one in my stash. Are you using both DMC and Anchor floss?

AnnMcD said...

Hey Dani,

I think we'll have some fun this weekend. I am anxious to see your completed Noah's Sub!
Did my niece ever get hold of you?
Over one can be tedious but oooh the results are fantastic!

Jenna said...

Nice to see you working on this one again. I really love this design!

stitcherw said...

This is such a neat design, but the over 1 would be tiring on the eyes. It will be fantastic when finished though.
Sue

Beatrice said...

Welcome back to the Tour Des Marques.
Looks like you made some progress I didn't stitch on mine yet this week because I just had to finish my Witch.
And I did. Yippee!!!

Lynn said...

I just can't imagine doing over 1. I don't think my eyes could take it! I'm sure it will be worth it though. Have a good time this weekend. I'll be thinking of you while I'm working. Is Rebecca still going?

Kathy A. said...

Nice to see you back working at The Castle and Tour des Marques. Looking good

Is it Saturday yet?

Julie said...

One over one! This will be a beautiful piece with all the color changes. I can't imagine all those changes and doing it one over one.
Your weekend sounds great. I wish I had one of those planned. Enjoy the time with your friends.

Jennifer said...

This looks great! Ack I have such issues with over one stitching. Have fun at your retreat!!

Beatrice said...

Yup 91 is right!
See you on the weekend.

Aussie Stitcher said...

That is looking great, will it have a regular slot in your rotation now that the sub is finished?

Joanne

Michelle said...

Beautiful progress! Sounds like you have a fabulous weekend planned!

Von said...

It is so easy to get me and Vonna mixed up, lol!

You're the fantasy girl and finding the right design for your RR will be a challenge for me! :D I think I've found a few things in some of my magazines that might just work. Can't wait to get my hands on your rr!

Sara said...

Looks good! I love over one on 28 ct as long as I've got good light.

msstitch01 said...

Your progress is looking great Dani. Congrats by the way on finishing Noah's Sub (I didn't get a chance to send a message sooner). It looks fantastic.

Christine said...

TdM is looking great. I can't wait to see what it looks like as you stitch more!

Margaret said...

Great progress on your SALs. You don't choose the easiest patterns do you?(LOL)Congratulations on the wonderful finish on Noah's Sub - what a feeling of accomplishment that must have given.

Leslie aka zoeandcooper said...

Wonderful piece! I don't think I have seen it before. I love the fabbie.

Hazel said...

I think I saw some pics of the retreat on Wendys blog and it looked like fun. Hope you had a fab time. Your wip looks great. xx

Lauren said...

That's pretty! I hope you have (err, had) a wonderful weekend!