I'm currently working on two on-line classes. One is called "Daisy Chains" by Laura J. Perin. You should recognize her name by now, she's one of my favorite designers. I love the colors, all yellow and green, very spring-like.
Two sessions completed - halfway done
I've also started work on "18th Century Sampler" by SJ Designs. I have struggled getting started on this one. I first tried tone-on-tone gray, and decided that was way too blah. Then I tried light pink on wine-colored fabric, that seemed way too glaring. Then, another student posted a photo using overdyed threads, and the light bulb went on. I had initially discounted using overdyes as distracting from the lacy effect of the stitches, but the other student's work was inspiration enough. I know have the very first block done (many more to come). And I think, rather than distracting, the overdyed thread actually enhances the lacy stitches.
First square done
First row of five squares done
The chuckle for the day occurred at the grocery store. I had stopped by for a loaf of bread, and picked up some Twizzlers licorice, a small box of Good and Plenty candies, and a single serving of a desert. Yes, I know, not much of a balanced diet. Anyway, as I was checking out, the cashier asked if it was OK if she put all the items in one bag. What? Why would I need multiple bags for four very small and lightweight items?