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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

27. Boo! by Blackbird Designs. Finished Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

28. Yule by The Primitive Hare. Finished Monday, November 27, 2017

29. Merry One by Plum Street Samplers. Finished Saturday, December 9, 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-

Thursday, December 2, 2010


Got to go to Stitcher's Paradise yesterday for the Wednesday stitch in and had a marvelous time catching up with the ladies over the post Thanksgiving holidays. DH had also told me that prior to leaving for the stitch-in, I could take some of our extra cash and get some supplies! Wahoo!! I picked up floss and fabric for my Bleu de Chine Noel heart that DH purchased for me last year, plus I picked up the Joyeux Noel book from Blackbird Designs, plus the fabric and floss for one of the designs inside the book. Woohoo!! I couldn't decide which one to stitch, so I started both, LOL! :)

Here is what I have so far:

Design: Noel

Designer: Bleu de Chine

Fabric: Zweigart 28 count Cashel in Opalescent Raw

Fibers: Access Commodities Soie d'Alger in Blanc, 542, 942, 1836, 1842, 1844, and 2926. Kreinik #4 braid in 002 Gold.

Close up:

It's a bit of a bummer that the sparkly bits are picked up very well in the pictures, but what are ya gonna do?

Here is the Blackbird Designs piece:

Design: Merry Christmas from the Joyeux Noël design book

Designer: Blackbird Designs

Fabric: R& R Reproductions 30 count overdyed linen in Witches' Teeth

Fibers: Crescent Colours cotton flosses in Antique Lace, Clay Pot, Four Leaf Clover, Spinach, and Wild Berries

The stitching is sort of all over the place, as I wanted to see if the colors truly looked good together with the fabric I chose. After this happened, I am finding myself second guessing myself and I never used to do that. I will get over this eventually, and hopefully soon, as I consider myself fearless in color changes and even the changing of the design itself! :P

At any rate, I need to get some stitching time in before work. Time's a-wastin'!


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Daffycat said...

Awesome new starts! I'm forever changing stuff around...sometimes it even works! Congrats on the lovely new stash!