I finished my little snowman for the Bride's Tree SAL last night. He is absolutely DARLING. I wish I could get a pic of him to share, but we are still computerless, so this isn't happening for a while. I was worried about using the Impressions fabric in stripes, but it looks wonderful in it. I did change some of the colors on it. A snowman needs blue, after all.
This morning I picked up Sisters and Best Friends Over the Moon Fall Black Cat: http://www.123stitch.com/cgi-bin/itemdetail.pl?item=04-2275 . I started it sometime in the summer of 2006, and put it away because it has large areas of one color stitched in overdyeds, which is not my favorite way to do overdyed threads. I would like to get that finished this month. I have tomorrow off, so I think I can get a decent amount finished, maybe the cat and the pumpkin. The picture does not really do this chart justice. It uses some gorgeous colors: Weeks' Ocean, Sea Foam, and Peoria Purple, and GAST Spring Grass. They don't sound that pretty til you actually put them together. And then, beautiful. It is such a shame that S&BF is not designing together anymore. They really do have some wonderful, fun charts. But then, we can't have new designers succeed if older ones don't retire.