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Joyful World

Three end of year goals

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It’s now November so I feel like it’s time to take stock of my WIPs and see what I can get done before the end of the year. ONE: I really want to get the months done for the Joyful...
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It was a quick stitch

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I finished the Threadwork Primitives Quaker Carnations Pinwheel last week. I like it! It is stitched with the called for colors on Weeks Sanguine because I couldn’t get the Lakeside Clay Pot but the Sanguine works really well. It is...
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Feelin’ Crafty

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Oh, I was self-indulgent after some long hard days last week and DURING THE DAY (I usually do all my projects at night when the kids are in bed) I got crafty! A while ago, I had a little beaded...
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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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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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In the good old summertime

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Here in Arizona it is hot, hot, hot! The heat really saps my energy! And, with the kids’ summer activities, I don’t have blocks of time for stitching, alas! However I do snatch moments here and there on a variety...
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In other news…

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I haven’t ONLY been stitching on paper. I’ve been working on a whole smorgasbord of stuff. Here’s what’s going on with my other projects: When I wasn’t beading on vacation I put quite a few stitches in on In The...
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Progress on Heirloom Nativity

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Happy May Day!! I went back to Heirloom Nativity last week and made some headway on the next set of bands. The white band includes rice stitch, bargello and eyelets. The colored bands are partial Rhodes stitch and plait stitch....
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July!

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Yes, it’s April but I’ve just almost finished July of Snowflower Diaries Joyful World calendar! I loved this one, so bright and cheerful! What is missing? The baby flamingo in the middle! I decided I wanted him to be fluffy...
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ABC Heart

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Here is my lovely ABC Heart! This was an old freebie from DMC. I don’t see it on DMC’s website anymore which is too bad, it’s such a nice design! I stitched with Caron Waterliles Silk Cherry and Chili on...
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