I haven’t finished my tulips needlepoint from Draga Decor and I am aware that if I put my mind on it I can finish it in a couple of days. I just got bored of it and I don’t see the point into rushing to finish it if I don’t feel like it. It’s a hobby after all.

But, that doesn’t mean that I didn’t stitch at all in the last period. Instead of focusing on my studies (well I passed two exams out of two, so I can’t complain … so far) I like wasting my mornings with a good audio book (Agatha Christie book most likely) and the cross stitch project from Ronnie Rowe: The Market Square Tavern.

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I’ve started this project a long time ago but I never paid too much importance to it since I had no motivation. Recently, on the stitching forum I visit, I found out that there is another person working on the The Market Square Tavern and we kinda agreed that we will work together on it. Well, in my mind it was more like a competition, who finishes first. I’m simple minded I know, but its fun and its good motivation.  That and it’s very easy to work with just one color.

I’m also happy to say, that I almost finished 1 page from 4 in total.

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I really like my progress so far. Half of it I’ve done in the last 2 weeks. 4 days each week I stitched around 2-3 hours before going to work. I am not sure for how long I will be able to keep up the motivation, since the two other stitching kits that I bought arrived and my hands are itching to open them. But, I’m trying to be rational and I try to remind myself that I still have other projects that need completing.

And, of course I couldn’t post about stitching and audio books without my assistant.

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