May Wrap Up and More New Things

It was a good month. I stitched a lot, but of course I never stitch as much as I want to! I must be happy with the time I have and what I got done in it, and that’s what this post is about. I already shared with you my 2 finishes and FFO, the …

The People Choose…

Traditional Samplers! I didn’t always but I have really come to LOVE traditional samplers, both reproductions and adaptations/”in the style of.” I have finished a quite a few in the past couple years. You’ve seen them all already but it’s fun to gather them here for a group post. First is my favorite, the one …

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 …

In the good old summertime

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 of small projects. Little by little it adds up, and I realize have quite a …

Bunch o’ Small Starts

Not content to work on just one small, I have 5 going right now: Balthazar from Mill Hill: “In the Sweet” by La D Da, a tribute to my Grandma who passed in January: Leaping Cat by La D Da (which you’ve already seen): English Sampler Pillow by Guilia Antichi Punti: (And guess what? Emboldened …

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 …