Friday, July 27, 2012
Sunday, July 22, 2012
So many things to go through at my mothers house. She left me lots of silk threads and beautiful fabrics and things unfinished. I've been sorting and arranging and making a mental plan. This past Christmas we surprised her with Chatelaine's Desert Mandala. She cried when she saw it. Never had we spent so much on a single gift. She was so happy. Sooooooo happy. She had been talking about that design for months. She stitched up all the center and part of the frame around the center. It was coming out lovely. Mom was so excited, couldn't wait to show me her weekly progress each Friday when I came over. Stitching stopped when she went into the hospital for heart troubles. One thing led to another and she was there for just over 3 months. She only made it home to pass into stitching heaven. That was last week. :( Before she left, I promised her I would finish Desert Mandala. That brought a smile from her, even while in that morphine induced state. Too many sad days lately. Darnnit!! Here is a finished picture of it that Jo did. Shes done many Chatelaines, as have I. I'll post my mom's and mine when I finish Herbularius and the rest of the beading on Medieval Town. THEN I shall start the Desert Mandala.