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 …

My first biscornus

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 and this was a good excuse. They were fast to stitch up so I made …

Diligence! A Smalls Update

OR How Regular Stitching Has Paid Off This Month. The kids are back in school, so that means I return to my regular schedule and some time to stitch in the car waiting for the pick up. And with the routine back in place, I also end up with some time in the evenings too. …

Another Month, a New Batch of Starts

I finished Fraktur Friends! I love it!  (Where is my picture??) To celebrate, I kitted up all the things I hope to work on (and complete) in the next  month. And then I started them all. First, the 2001 Prairie Schooler Santa. 2001 is important for me because it is my anniversary year. I like …

January Summary and February Plans

February 1! How did we get here so fast? And in that short time, was I able to get anything done? Let’s see. Progress made on Heirloom Nativity: not as much as I wanted (I wanted to finish the shepherds row) but it is getting closer. I was hindered by needing to take out the …

Done, done, done,and…done

It’s a week later than I wanted but you know how these things go. And it’s not like I’ve been sitting on my hands! Far from it! But I finally have my 3, no 4 ornaments finished off! First off, the Mill Hill Christmas Letter. I like this. It is one I plan to make …

Almost there…

I’ve been working away on these 3 ornaments in an effort to get them finished-finished so I can put them away with all the Christmas things! I need to take the tree down this weekend, so it looks like I have a shot! The Christmas SAL Partridge is done-just needs to be finished into something, …

Many little things 

Ahh…it’s the first week of January and can I already be off track? Or am I enjoying an extended vacation and just living by my whims? That’s it. I’ll get serious next week! My whims have me doing 3 ornaments: First, Christmas Blessings is coming along nicely. Next up is a Mill Hill kit (you …