Wednesday, May 28, 2014

WIP-it Wednesday...

...while it's still not an actual WIP yet, here is a look at the next mermaid. This is Mermaid of the Pearls by Mirabilia:

Next mermaid in the queue

In the picture, you can see the materials--Star Sapphire linen (32 count), DMC floss, Kreinik metallics, Mill Hill Beads, beads--that I need to start it. The next step is to press the folds out of the fabric and put it on the stretcher bars. Then take a deep breath and just start.

With two more finishes last weekend, it's time to re-do the WIPs list.

 WIPs in Rotation:

  1. Mermaid of the Pearls (cross stitch)
    I have the floss, the beads, the treasures, and the fabric, I just need to start!
  2. Stealth project (knitting)
    It's a secret project for a friend
  3. Stormy Affection (knitting) [Ravelry]
    8 pattern repeats (in the first section) done
WIPs waiting for rotation:
  • Love scissor fob by Shepherd's Bush (cross stitch)
  • Wall hanging (weaving) using the natural color handspun I did last summer
    I've wound the warp yarn. Need to take the time to warp.


  1. Celaeno Shawl (knitting) [Ravelry]
  2. Going Snow Global quilt (quilting)
  3. Halloween Phat Fiber samples (spinning) [Ravelry
  4. Peacock Pomatomus socks (knitting) [Ravelry]
  5. Peacock Majesty by Just Nan (cross stitch)

WIPs To Be:
  • A peacock or mermaid quilt for me.

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