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Blackbird Designs

FFOs for August

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I concentrated on getting some FFOs this past weekend in honor of the August Check-in for the FFO gallery over at Ten Hour Stitcher. Thanks for hosting, Rachel, and for giving me the motivation to get some thing(s) done! First...
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The First Week of August

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We’ve been extraordinarily busy this week with back to school, kids’ activities, and a major construction project-having a basketball court put in our large and neglected side yard. That project was more complicated than you might think as it involved...
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A down week

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Ah, July in Arizona. How hot you are. How you sap the energy! We had a very busy week last week, and this week I feel like I’m almost good for nothing! I just wanted to check in with a...
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June Goals

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I have several small projects going this month, I’m aiming to get a couple of them finished if not all. Here’s where they all are: Blackbird Design Wild Garden: Plum Street Sampler’s Birthday Tart: Beehive Needleworks Peacock Pin Pillow: What...
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May Flowers

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I’m linking up with Jo’s People’s Choice for May- the theme is Flowers. I feel like a lot of my stitching has flowers in it! Here are some highlights: Fobs by The Drawn Thread and The Scarlett House Blackbird Designs’...
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An Update for You

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I’ve been doing a lot of stitching here and there, but not really finishing anything. I keep thinking and hoping I’ll finish something so I can join in an SAL or have something of consequence to post but alas. It...
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2017 Summary Part 1: Finishes!

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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...
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September Smalls

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Well, it is very frustrating to have followed all the instructions and gone through a lot of effort to get it right and then things just don’t work out! I ordered the specified box from Hobby Lobby for Spring Arose...
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Done and done!

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I finished the Prairie Schooler 2001 Santa! Yay! This one is a gift and so I will definitely be making it over again for myself. Not this year though! I finished Santa a week or so ago and today I...
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My first biscornus

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For the Christmas Ornies SAL last month, the theme was blingy ornaments. I could have stayed safe and done one of my numerous very blingy Mill Hill kits. But, I have really been wanting to do the Victoria Sampler Biscornuments...
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