Month

September 2020

Bathya Update

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I finished the top text! “I Bathya Wormo Wrought This”. The satin stitch is hard to make nice over 3 linen threads but I’m pleased with how it looks. Jo said it looked alien and I agree. It’s really something...
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Back to Work

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We’re only halfway through September and I feel like it’s been a productive month. What do I stitch next? Not meaning a new start, but what WIP should I focus on now? Of course with Bathya I’ve got my work...
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September Fully Finished Gallery

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Many thanks again to Rachel for hosting the Fully Finished Gallery! I had a lot to finish this month! First is Foxy. Look at the beautiful vintage frame I got on eBay! Finding a good round frame was a challenge....
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Victory!

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I have a story for you about a triumph of materials hunting. When I saw this chart of Giulia Punti Antichi “Flowers and Lace,” I had to have it. I thought it was SO lovely. But it was older and...
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A little finish, and a big WIP

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This weekend I finished stitching Pensee Sauvage from Samplers Not Forgotten. What a sweetie! This was a kit, and it will be finished as a pillow, though I think it would be really cute in a frame too. I do...
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Finishing Frenzy!

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So I’ve been “saving things up,” and collecting materials and I have A LOT to finish. I’m going to see how much of this I can get done for the September FFO check in. Foxy needs to be framed… There...
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Pansy

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I finished the Pansy on Pensee Sauvage today (it is my pool stitching at the moment). Just the border is left to do…2 or 3 sessions I figure depending on how long the kids swim. I am stitching with 2...
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September Sampler Soiree

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Have you heard about this excuse for directed stitching? It is the September Sampler Soiree. I heard about it on Instagram. I decided, because I have a reproduction sampler I have been meaning to work on this year, this event...
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