Thursday, March 8, 2012

My First Attempt at a Biscornu

 My first attempt at my latest counted cross stitching interest....the biscornu...or should  say "les bicornus". The pattern is by Belinda Karls-Nace of Blue Ribbon Designs.   http://www.blueribbondesigns.com/ 
The pattern is one of Belinda's freebies available on her website and is called "Leprechaun Lodge".   So after I did all the counted cross stitching, I put it together by machine and stuffed it full of crushed walnuts.  Of course afterwards I thought of checking Youtube.com for a video to figure out how I could have made it better.  Youtube has a couple but they aren't detailed or they are not in English.  C'est la vie.  Apparently most people put them together by hand.....glad I didn't know that when I was doing it by machine or it might have turned out worse :)  It could be better. The points could be pointier.  The length of all the sides is probably not exact but for a first attempt I'm really happy with it.   

Merci beaucoup Janie for the St. Patrick's Day lamb :) That was so sweet of you "Snugs" :)

And I promise no more French out of me :)

Monday, March 5, 2012

Added Gadgets

I added two new gadgets to my blog...the page views meter and favorite pages links...yeah I know I'm a real computer genius  :)  If I ever figure out how to add music to the blog, I'll throw a party :)

What I Feel Like :) What I Look Like :)

 Have you seen the photos on Facebook or Pinterest of the "what I feel like" and "what I look likes".  They do it with all sorts of things like running or zumba.  I'd like to come up with one about knitting :) 
What I feel like when I'm knitting :)

What I look like when I'm knitting :)