February 2020 Smalls Check In

Welcome to the February 2020 Smalls SAL Check In! I got quite a bit of Smalls stitching in this month. I already showed off a couple Mill Hill ornaments and even squeezed in one more Snow Crystal! This one is Sapphire Snow Crystal. These snow crystals are super quick to stitch and very effective with …

February Fully Finished Objects

Thanks to Rachel, I have been motivated to FFO a few more smalls this month! I already showed you my 2 Mill Hill Santas… And here is the snowflake all finished. This is Mill Hill’s “Ice Crystal” from the Snow Crystals series. I finish them very simply, the way my Grandma always did. I hot …

Secret Stitching Sweetheart 2020!

Every year, Jo of Serendipitous Stitching organizes a virtual Valentine’s exchange called “Secret Stitching Sweethearts.” All the participants email a Valentine’s (love, hearts, friendship) themed stitched piece to Jo, and she emails one out to each of us to put on our blog. Then we hop around to find out who received our picture and …

More Progress on Frosty…and a Snowflake

I’ve really been enjoying Frosty Knotgarden! Here it is after another week of stitching: I also made up the Mill Hill snowflake I mentioned. There is very little to this one so it was basically a 3 session project for me. It needs trimming and the felt back. I’ve also been doing some “secret stitching” …

Frosty Knotgarden and another Santa

I wanted to share with you my progress on Frosty Knotgarden. I took it from here: To here: It’s coming along pretty well. Whenever my kids have a big project like learning a new piano song or something for school I always ask, “How would you eat an elephant?” The answer is “one bite at …