SBQ for w/o July 19

Today's SBQ was suggested by Ish ( and is:

Which project (finished or in progress) are you most proud of? Explain why.

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There are two projects I'm really proud of; one is Stardust's Christmas Dinner, and the other is Stoney Creek's Family Tree.

Christmas Dinner was a huge project, and probably my most expensive one; it was all silks and specialty threads. I just love the picture and the gold "dinner" beads that St. Nick is scattering for the animals. I don't keep it up all year, but love looking at it during the holidays.

Family Tree was my first project on evenweave, first with metallics AND I even tackled silk ribbon! Looking back, it was pretty ambitious for somebody who had only done two stockings on aida.