February 25, 2017--Here's the Nutcracker Santa through Lesson 3. Love all the shine. Due to the working threads rubbing against his nose, I'll have to stitch over some of the worn areas. Will do that at the very end.
Nucracker Santa Through Lesson 3
Nutcracker Through Lesson 3 Side View
February 21, 2017--Last Fall I signed up to take another Janet Zickler Casey online class through the Shining Needle Society (SNS) called Nutcracker Santa. This is my fourth santa class taken through SNS and I love how clear and easy Janet's instructions are. Below is a picture of my progress through Lesson 2 (out of 4 lessons). You've got to love the nose. It's satin stitches over a shortened cotton swab (like a Q-Tip). Click on "In Process Projects" on the right side of the blog page to see a picture of the project as it should look when done.