Friday, July 13, 2012

Mermaid Song Purse (Back) HD

I finally finished the back of the the purse. The hardanger area is the flap to secure the purse. This is by far the largest piece in the set, so I'm hoping I can get the rest done in less time!

Weight Loss: I made my weight loss goal (for a total of 70 pounds lost since my highest), so the Disney Cruise has been booked! We're doing eight nights in the western Caribbean in February. My schedule says I can lose 50 pounds by then if I work really hard. I'm dreaming of being able to jog by then and using their track on the sports deck. Wish me luck!

Reading: I got to meet Kalayna Price at the Barnes and Noble in Austin the other day. Check out her books if you like urban fantasy. I like them a lot!

Monday, July 02, 2012

I'm working on Mermaid Song and just finished the hardanger portion. Then I noticed I hadn't done my dove's eyes consistently. Sometimes the thread is over, and sometimes it's under. Sigh. I'm a perfectionist, but I'm not inclined to redo them. What would you do? I don't think it'll drive me too crazy, but it is annoying. I decided to redo them. Some of the dove's eyes are ugly. Argh.

I'm not as in love with this piece as I used to be, which is a shame. It's very pretty, but I'm just not feeling it.