I am sure you don’t remember, and the date/time of start isn’t really all that important. But I have been working steadily (more or less) on this particular project since I started it last fall while sailing along on the Star Legend. The particular project to which I am referring is the LongDog Sampler – You belong to Me.
According to the notes from the designer, her father had served in North Africa during WWII as part of the British Forces. This explains the Egyptian orientation as well as the fox and rats lurking in the picture.
I have 8/12 pages completely done, and portions of the last four. In reality I am at 84.5%, I have made it to the lower corner and am starting across the bottom of the piece. My reasons for doing it this way – well there really are no reasons, it just felt like the way I wanted to stitch at the time. And that last 15% is about 6ooo stitches.
Anyway – in case you couldn’t see it – here is the corner
and perhaps I should admit that I was worried about the size of the fabric since I really liked this piece for the pattern. I had calculated out that I would have some margin. But it isn’t a lot and I will likely have to sew on some strips in order to be able to frame it.
On the entertainment from – today’s robo-call was about phone, internet and cable services. Reported to be from Knoblauch Services. Spammers with a sense of humor? I can’t believe that this was serious phone call – Garlic? Really?