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Focussing on one thing for the rest of the year...

This is just a short post to say I'm putting everything crafty related on hold for the rest of the year until I finish the first page of the cross stitch. There will be one post at Christmas, reviewing the first Beadhaul box (can't review it till then as it's a present) and one reviewing my spending over the year (I still have one target to hit, which I should do this Friday) The good thing is it will give me some time to properly plan a new craft piece. It'll be card making again soon (birthdays etc) although not presents as I've made those already (shows being super organised is not always a good thing)

So, here is where I am in the cross stitch now.

 
For those of you who haven't seen one of these before, it's a cross stitch chart. Each symbol represents a different colour. I highlight it when I've done the colour, so I don't screw up (too often anyway)

 
That patch in the middle that hasn't been highlighted I had left as it was involving sparkly thread. After spending ages trying to thread the needle, tangling everything, and only managing three stitches, I decided to get rid of the sparkly thread on this piece.

This is where the bulk is needed.


 
As I said earlier on, I should hit my final target, which was to save a third of my wages, on Friday. Which means a treat. I was thinking of buying a camera but I'm trying something first. My old laptop is working...slightly. I can log on, but I can't use the keyboard in any way. However, this does mean that once I log on I can click the on screen keyboard and work the slow way. So theoretically (I need to charge my camera before I find out) I could upload the pictures onto the old laptop, save them onto a key, and then put them on here. Fingers crossed!
 
Ems

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  1. Blimey that looks complicated but so relaxing to do also. A big thank you for leaving a lovely comment on my blog a few weeks back Emma,really appreciate that.
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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