Monday, March 06, 2006

…spring is arriving….

..today first day of spring in Reggio Emilia (for me)…no fog, only sun, blue sky and white cloud a perfect march spring day…and the temperature is rising hurrah!!!…














..I’m still alive…but last week was a very busy week at work so no time to stitch (I arrive at home too late and to tired)…and no time to post…:o(

Happily this week end I make up for lost time…

I finished my envelope for ENS Italian mail art exchange…I’m quite satisfied but not totally…this was my first envelope and I pay for my inexperience with the sewing machine…I leave a border of linen too little so when I sewed on the envelope become very small…I hope my partner will love it instead of its measure!! :o)

I work on my SBEB spring exchange ..I have started the stitching part and I‘ve decided how to finish it….I hope to finish it soon and well…

Then I make same little progress on my PIG…
















And I start the March flip it…




















No more stitching for the week end…I spend all the rest of my spare time playing parlour game with Alice and our friend….we have unearth some old parlour game (Hotel, Risiko…) and we have a lot of fun!!!…a different enjoyable week end…
Now SBQ…(quite late but still on time)
SBQ was suggested by Cheryl and is:

What cross-stitch magazines or other publications (as opposed to blogs) do you read on a regular basis? What do you like about them? What do you not like? What would your perfect publication include?

I have a subscription to Cross Stitcher (by the way I’m still waiting for my march issue :o( ) and sometimes I buy on e-bay The World of cross stitching, Q&E or Cross stitch crazy if there is something interesting. In the magazine I like especially the chart (those of MS, tatty teddy, Newton law…) the free gift (if present), the stitching advice, the wise word…and the photo of reader work.

The perfect magazine:

  • On time
  • Cheap
  • Full of MS design
  • With a cute free gift…I ask for nothing else :o)


5 comments:

Von said...

Good to see your post today Chiara! Isn't is wonderful to have some lovely weather; thanks for sharing the picture of your spring day!
Glad you can get some stitching fit into your busy days! Maybe not often enough to suit us, but still it's progress, lol!

Isabelle said...

Hello Chiara, your WIPs are lovely! I enjoyed that beautiful picture of Reggio Emilia. Yesterday afternoon was very Springy in Paris too - with sun and mild temps, delightful! But this morning is very cloudy again :( Let's hope that clears up!

I enjoy looking at your WIPs as always :) That little piggie is gonna be so cute :)
Have a great day, chiara! :)

Heather said...

It sounds like you had a fun weekend. What fabric are you stitching your flip it stamps on? Love the pig :)

Mylene said...

Nice picture, Chiara. Here is still very cold, windy and wet!!
Your WIP are looking good. Can't wait for your next update.

AnneS said...

Your WIP's are looking great! :D