Queen of Hearts

(I have edited this with some additional tips for success when making hearts-best wishes if you use these directions to make a heart!) I’m the Queen of Hearts this weekend, making up all my heart shaped stitches for February. I dug through my finishes to come up with 6 hearts that wanted finishing, and since …

Last Finishes of the Year and New Starts

Many stitchers, I know, try to finish up a few last projects at the end of the year. Count me among them, I too had to wrap up a few loose ends! First is an ornament I stitched WAY earlier in the year, this little mitten from Mill Hill. This one was started by my …

2017 Summary Part 1: Finishes!

Happy New Year!!! I feel like I should really take stock of my finishes for 2017 in one post to get a sense of what I really got done. I finished many smalls and many ornaments, thanks mostly to the smalls/ornaments SALs I’ve participated in! Here are my pin cushions: The two on the top …

More Small(s) Triumphs!

I finished my June Smalls SAL: isn’t she a sweetie? I love it so much I bought the companion pieces which are a Santa and a bell. I FFO’d my June Noel ornament for the ornies blog: This is such a versatile design I will definitely make it again. So next time hopefully the finishing …

Small Triumphs in Blue

I’m winning against the pile of projects! I got those bands completed on Heirloom Christmas before July like I hoped. Yay! I even started the next band which is the 3 Wise Men: I love this project. It is so beautiful. Here’s a close up of the bands section I completed: The last stitch I …

January Smalls check in and Joyful World

Here is my January Small for the 2017 Small SAL sweetly hosted by Heather at Stitching Lotus! It is Mon Petit Jardin by Atalie. I stitched it in my own choice of mixed overdyes on 28 ct linen. And it is a day late because, I have to admit, even for the size and simplicity …