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2017 Finishes

1. Now I Know My ABC’s (Winter theme) by Blackbird Designs. Finished Friday, January 6, 2017

2. Sew Bands by iStitch Designs. Finished Friday, January 13, 2017

3. Les Grande Pensée excerpt. Finished Friday, January 20, 2017

4.Spring For Rabbits by The Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Finished Sunday, February 12, 2017

5. Teacup Mice by Margaret Sherry. Finished Tuesday, February 14, 2017

6. New Years’ Magic by Brooke’s Books. Finished Thursday, February 23, 2017

7. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Blue Teacup by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Thursday, March 2, 2017

8. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Yellow Teabag by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 3, 2017

9. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Clothespin with Flowers by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 10, 2017

10. Luck 2017 Flip-It by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 12, 2017

11. Now I Know My ABC’s by Blackbird Designs (summer version). Finished Friday, March 17, 2017

12. Basket by Lizzie Kate. Finished Friday, March 24, 2017

13. Love by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 26, 2017

14. My Wurk by At The Hop. Finished Thursday, April 6, 2017

15. Buttons and Blooms by Blackbird Designs. Finished Saturday, May 13, 2017

16. Tiny Flag by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Friday, May 19, 2017

17. Winds of Change by Cross Eyed Cricket. Finished Wednesday, June 21, 2017

18. Summer by The Snowflower Diaries. Finished Friday, June 23, 2017

19. Flags and Friends by Bent Creek. Finished Tuesday, July 11, 2017

20. Strawberries and Cream By Casey Buonaugurio. Finished Sunday July 16, 2017

21. Be Kind and True by Blackbird Designs. Finished Sunday, August 6, 2017

22. Little Sunflower Doodle by SanMan Originals. Finished Wednesday, August 9, 2017

24. All Hallows Eve by Chessie and Me. Finished Monday, September 11, 2017

25. Creepy by SanMan Originals. Finished Tuesday, September 12, 2017

26. 2010 Fright Night Quaker Halloween by SanMan Originals. Finished Sunday, October 15, 2017

Number of Finishes By Year-

1. 2008 Finishes -10

2. 2009 Finishes- 21

3. 2010 Finishes- 49

4. 2011 Finishes- 26

5. 2012 Finishes- 35

6. 2013 Finishes- 7

7. 2014 Finishes- 19

8. 2015 Finishes- 61

9. 2016 Finishes- 50

10. 2017 Finishes-

Friday, June 25, 2010

Tiny finish and some hockey talk :)

Just got finished stitching my only finish for the month just a few moments ago. Well, at least I have a finish, so that counts, yea? At any rate, here's a pic and some related stitchy notes. :)

Design: Miniature Heirloom Series Kit Independence Hall (PC-806).

Designer: Posy Collection

Floss: DMC White, 500, 927, 3064, and 3777.

Fabric: Charles Craft 14 count aida in what looks like either a mushroom or dark khaki color

Errata: Kit purchased in a shop in Philadelphia near Independence Hall, November 2008. Beginning stitches were stitched sitting on a bench in front of the Hall. It was really neat to do that and I hope I get the opportunity to do that again soon! :)

062510 Independence Hall finish

I love the way it turned out, although, I wrote myself a note that when I stitch it again, I will stitch the border in either DMC 310, 336, 823, 317 or 413. I will have to floss toss, but I think it would look good with any of those colors, really.

I pulled out Country Cottage Needlework's Bee Pinkeep to work on after this one. It's another one from the Land of Started and Never Finished Projects. Shouldn't take long at all, but it does need to be done. I've woefully neglected stitching up what I have started already and really do need to put a sizable dent in it before I start working and The Hubmeister's map.

Now for some hockey chat! Big Congrats to Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabers for taking the Vezina Trophy Wednesday night here in Vegas. (The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's goaltender who is "adjudged to be the best at this position". At the end of each season, the 30 General Managers of the teams in the National Hockey League vote to determine the goaltender who was the most valuable to his team during the regular season. Before 1981, it was awarded to the goaltender(s) of the team allowing the fewest number of goals during the regular season; now, the William M. Jennings Trophy is awarded under the aforementioned definition.). Quite frankly, I think he more than deserved it, even if it meant Mr. Brodeur walking away without the hardware. (For the record, Mr. Brodeur has four Vezinas so it's not like he's hurting any! :P). Anyway, congrats, Mr. Miller! You did the USA proud during the Olympics and for what it's worth, you made a major fan out of me!

Well, I best be off. I need to clean up my work area before I go downstairs to make dinner. Hope everyone is having a great day!


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Nick said...

The Independence Hall miniature looks great! My family & I went on vacation to Gettysburg & Philadelphia 2 years ago and had so much fun touring all the historic sites!