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 …

December 2020 (Christmas Day!) Smalls Check In

Merry Christmas! With the last Friday of the month also being Christmas, I am late posting this! But maybe nobody is going to be fussing with blog updates today anyway! I have nothing new since my Advent Calendar post. This is my small finish for the month, Jeannette Douglas’ Cozy Into Winter. I didn’t have …

A quick stitch and what I’ll be stitching in December

I realized suddenly this month that I don’t think I’ve stitched any Christmas ornaments this year! Well, I had to change that state of affairs! A while ago I had kitted an ornament from Just Cross Stitch Magazine 2001. It is called Gemstone Heart by Hermanson Hardanger. Since it was ready to go, I picked …

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 …