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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-

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Season of Changes

Fall seems to be the season of changes. First the weather, which I seem to be under, and then my job, which seems to have been phased out. I'm in the process of looking and could use all the prayers and good thoughts I can get. :)

There also seems to be many, many changes in my online world as well. Looks like Blogger has changed the format AGAIN and Webshots recently announced that they are going to start charging for the use of their hosting pictures. I have about 4 YEARS worth of pictures and almost 300 posts in this blog alone, every post containing pictures that are hosted on Webshots. WS will no longer be hosting the pictures already on their servers, but I DO know that I do not have the time, the energy or the will to take all of the pictures down, re host them somewhere else, and redo the code on almost 300 blog posts. Then again, I am quasi-unemployed so if I don't get a job soon, that may be a project that I give myself :P. So, it's back to Photobucket for me until I can come up with a solution. 

In the spirit of all this change, I managed to finish a lone project up late last night. It is a Halloween design that I sort of created using a Blackbird Designs freebie from 2002. I changed the alphabet to the words that were used and fudged the date a bit. I am really happy with the way it turned out and hope you enjoy the finish.

Well, without further ado, here is the finished product:

Design: Blackbird Sampler (finished based off of this piece)

Designer: Blackbird Designs

Fabric: 28 count Lakeside Linens in Sugared Ginger

Fiber Used: Crescent Colours Belle Soie silk in Old Crow

Well, I best be off. Got tons to do. Hope everyone has a great week! :)


Respectfully submitted, 



Melissa said...

I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing these difficulties :(

Sending you lots of thoughts and prayers!

Love your finish by the way! Very creative of you :)

Hoping things get better soon - Melissa

Christina said...

Sorry you are having a difficul time right now. Best of luck on the job hunt.

Great finish.

Claudia Valle said...

oh no =( very sad news
I hope you find something very soon !!!

On the pictures ... I usually just upload them directly from my computer, Ive stopped using webshots a while back