Happy New Year! A 2021 Summary

In 2021 I had 28 finishes. It is much less than the number of finishes as 2020 (42 I think?) but most of them were a good deal more complex. And several of them were off my “bucket list,” projects I deemed to be high priorities in my stitching career. I also had a good …

Gifted Gorgeousness! And a December Creativity Recap

I’m linking up with Jo of Serendipitous Stitching for a picture heavy post of my creative efforts this month, including a few gifts! First of all, the banner image features our mantel with the gorgeous needlepoint stockings my mom made and gave each of us over the years. I’ve shared them before but they are …

May Wrap Up and More New Things

It was a good month. I stitched a lot, but of course I never stitch as much as I want to! I must be happy with the time I have and what I got done in it, and that’s what this post is about. I already shared with you my 2 finishes and FFO, the …

The People Choose…

Traditional Samplers! I didn’t always but I have really come to LOVE traditional samplers, both reproductions and adaptations/”in the style of.” I have finished a quite a few in the past couple years. You’ve seen them all already but it’s fun to gather them here for a group post. First is my favorite, the one …

Sampler September wraps up and I pull out my October Stitching

I have stitched on I Bathya from Hands Across the Sea about 24 days this month. Here is how much I got finished: Not too bad! I’m pleased with the result from that many days. She’s a very slow stitch due to having to learn stitches and techniques to get it as good as possible …