Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Next Christmas Stocking

Right before Christmas, I finally finished my oldest daughter's Christmas Stocking.  It was truly a labor of love that took me years to complete
 I have now started the second one for our second daughter who is a freshman in high school.
 I bought all the stocking kits at the same time (all seven of them), with each specific recipient in mind.  This one I chose because of the wildlife and the outdoors theme.  I thought it fit her perfectly and boy does it sure fit now!  This one appears to be much easier.  The stitching is not as dense and there are quite a few half stitches.  Maybe I can get this one done this year.....
This will be what it will look like when finished and she loves it!  Right now I am enjoying sitting down each evening and working on it for about 40 minutes or so - this is such a great way to unwind while the hubs and I watch one of our favorite shows.

8 comments:

Nancy McCarroll said...

Pretty. My mom used to do cross stitch. It was always so perfect, and I just could not do it. But I do knit. Smile.

Lydia said...

The stocking is lovely!

Ali said...

The stocking looks really pretty. Good luck with the progress.
Ali x

Shan said...

I meant to congratulate you when you posted the complete one...but forgot.

This one's nice - and as you say, a lot fewer stitches. I like those!

mkonieczki said...

Awe. It's so sweet that you're making these stocking for your family. I'm sure they're going to treasure them for a long time.

Kerry Cogan said...

I love cross-stitch so much! I love finding other people who love it too :)

milahshandcrafts said...

Wow, what an amazing labor of love that they will always cherish!

Christine@ Projects Around the House said...

Oh wow! That is really impressive. You did an amazing job! Thanks for linking up at Hooking on Hump Day!