BEST THING EVER! I just asked it what time it is, and she told me. For those not in the know (which is usually me, very unlike me buying the latest gadgets!), it's a speaker which connects to my phone via the magic of wifi or blutooth and plays my music, responding to voice commands! She also looks up stuff on the internet for me... seriously, amazing.
Anyway, away from modern technology and back to the wonders of 17th century embroidery techniques - crewel work. As part of the three-weekly SAL, this was where I was last time:
I did a bit of stitching on it:
I finished off the head and started working on the tail. The head was long and short shading, the tail is satin stitch. I didn't get that much done again this time. Next time, my goal is to complete this whole parrot. I know, ambitious, but you've got to be in it to win it!
Here's where I am overall:
I'm stitching along as part of a SAL where we all work on our WIPs, you can go and see what the other participants have been up to here:
If you'd like to join in, please contact Avis