I noticed that you can get a journal made of your Blog and I thought it would be interesting to do a special Blog on Heaven and Earth Designs or HAED that I love to stitch.
A little background on my stitching of HAED designs. I discovered these designs about 4 years ago when I was looking for challenging pieces to stitch. I am not a fan of small quick designs (I get really frustrated with constantly finishing). I really like to get my teeth into larger charts. I had tried a little over 1 stitching and felt fairly confident in my ability to try one of these big designs. I was mainly into the classical designs of HAED and then slowly my tastes changed and I started looking at the modern artwork. I was not a fan of Quick Stitches (QS) either but as it was taking me so long to stitch on the full sized one I decided to give one a try and again got hooked on the QS's. Funny how one's tastes change.
My finishes to date are 1 full size and 5 QS's. I have 7 full size WIP's and 2 QS WIP that I haven't worked on in a while. I am concentrating on finishing Leaf - artwork Selina Fenech and Crabby Crush QS - artwork Hannah Lynn. I am hoping to finish both of these in the year 2010.
My favourite fabric to stitch these on is 28ct linen or evenweave. I don't mind either.
I am sure I will think of more things to add after publishing this. I will do a slide show of my finishes and WIP's. I intend to do an update every Sunday. I am looking forward to getting 2010 started.
To me it is all about the journey of stitching these beautiful pieces.