Wednesday, 21 May 2008

May's Ornaments

This month, I didn’t have so much time to stitch ornaments for Leena and my ornament mini-SAL. I chose to stitch Tournicoton’s Petit Noel design, which is really cute - see the finished model here - but essentially it's 4 ornaments in one. I managed the ‘N’ and the ‘O’, so next month I’ll be stitching the ‘E’ and the ‘L’. Here’s what I managed so far (albeit without beads and charms, which I’ll add when all the letters are stitched):

H and I are off to Ireland this weekend to celebrate two happy family events: his youngest sister’s 21st birthday (the main event), and the return of his brother from four years’ sojourn in Australia. We also hopefully get to meet two new extended family members: H’s brother’s girlfriend (she’s English, but they met in Australia), and our new nephew, Darragh Patrick, born the day after my birthday (I kept telling his mother to push harder, so he could be born on my birthday, but he missed it by just half an hour!). So I’ll definitely have the camera charged and ready to go on Friday.

Happy stitching!


Itching To Stitch said...

Great piece, I love the colors ;)

Kathy A. said...

Very lovely piece. I've never seen it before and it is quite smart. Have a nice weekend

Barbara said...

Very nice holiday stitching!

Enjoy your upcoming family time!!

Mylene said...

Both letters looks great!

Have a safe trip and enjoy the family gatherings.

Ireland is on my list to visit someday, hopefully when the kids a bit older as DH thinks it's not for them yet as they've rather go where children parks nearby.

Svenja said...

The ornaments are gorgeous!
Enjoy your trip!

Carol R said...

Lovely ornament/s - though I would be tempted to put together as a cube adding of course a top and bottom!

Enjoy your weekend.

Lennu said...

Stephanie, you did great job with that Tournicoton chart! I wanted so much to stitch this with you also last weekend, but I knew I didn't have time. Maybe I'll start it next month and we can still stitch it together :)

Oh your weekend sounds wonderful, lots of happy moments! I just love Ireland :) Have a wonderful weekend!

Cheryl said...

Pretty ornies!
Sounds like a fun weekend you have planned. Have a great time!

staci said...

Oh, I love love love your ornaments! Have a great weekend!