Sunday, 7 February 2016

Viennese Waltz - update 11

Another three weeks has flown by and it's time for an update on my Viennese Waltz cross stitch.  Here is where I was:


I have to admit to barely touching this since the last update.  I've been so busy at work I don't leave until 7, and I have yoga on Tuesday nights and silversmithing classes on Wednesdays - I'm not sure if I told you about that?  On top of all that, I'm reducing my very high dose of anti-depressants as I can't cope with the side effects and think I can cope emotionally on a lower dose.  The withdrawal symptoms are horrific.  Enough about that, on to the update.  Here we are:


I have added a bit to her skirt on the right, and I've started the ground/shadow underneath his foot.  Better than nothing!  I really need a final push and I can get this done. When I've finished writing and scheduling blog posts tonight (it's Saturday evening), I'll get on to it, if the world stops spinning long enough.


I'm sewing along as part of a SAL, you can go and see what the other participants have been up to here:


16 comments:

nanacathydotcom said...

This issuch an elegant piece. Hope you feel brighter soon.

rutigt said...

Well, at least you´ve done something and that´s not bad! Keep on sttitching :)

talltalesfromchiconia said...

All progress is good progress, and you have a lot else going on.

sewingbesidethesea said...

As long as it keeps growing a little each time you'll get there. It's really lovely :-)

Rachel said...

With designs like this, sometime you can do a great deal without it really showing, and then something suddenly brings all the progress into focus. You are doing well!

Christine Barnsley said...

This is really looking lovely Wendy. Have a lovely week! Christine x

claire93 said...

any stitching is progress, so keep going ^^

Kerryp77 said...

A little progress is still progress. I chose to come of antidepressants a few years ago and it was horrific, I remember all the spinning. One time I fell off my chair in the office!!

Cath said...

Well done for hanging on in there. Life does get in the way sometimes but craft of any kind is always there for times you need to slow it down a bit.

Sandra :) said...

OH I like what nanacathy said - I too hope you feel brighter soon! {{{{{Wendy}}}}} :)

Jane Galley said...

you've done well to get anything done, take it slow and steady with the tablets

margaret said...

best of luck weaning yourself off the tablets. This is going to be so wonderful when all the cross stitching is done a work of love. I am so lucky being elderly I no longer have to work so all the time in the world to stitch etc as I live on my own too

Sarah in Stitches said...

Great job! So close to a finish now :D

Ninu said...

its beautiful! Cross stitch is a beautiful thing . Yoga is very good for mind n body. Stay healthy

Bethany said...

I feel for you with that. I've recently also reduced my intake of anti-anxiety meds and you're right--the withdrawal is absolutely terrible. I'm doing well at a lower dose without feeling quite so emotionally numb, but it's not easy. You have my best wishes for this :)

Sheryl S. said...

Such a lovely piece and bit by bit it will get done, just take it easy.