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2018 Finishes

1. Let It Snow by Barbara Ana Designs. Finished Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

2. Victorian Thistles bookmark by Textile Heritage. Finished Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

3. Keep Love by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Saturday, February 24, 2018

4. Fleur d’Orleans by Ink Circles. Finished Wednesday, March 7, 2018

5. A Little Gray Hare by Lizzie Kate. Finished Thursday, March 15, 2018

6. March Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Monday, March 26, 2018

7. April Cake by Brooke’s Books. Finished Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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- 30

11. 2018 Finishes-

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Oriental Courage Update

I suppose the upshot to having way too many WIP's (Works In Progress) is that if one does not feel like working on a particular project, one can always dive into the WIPocalypse bin and have at it. In this particular instance, I needed a break from browns and white, so picked my Oriental Courage Storykeep back up. I had to frog a bit on the right side of the project. There's a bit of traffic that I am having to wade through on that side and I am finding it a bit confusing. I am lucky in that in this project, in the morning I can work on the nitpicking confetti stitches when I am fresh and (relatively!) rested. In the afternoons and evenings, I am stitching the wide swaths of 817 that under normal circumstances would bore a person to tears, but is actually restful after a long and very busy day. 

Welp, at any rate, here is my progress as of a few minutes ago. It's really beginning to take shape and I am getting excited that I have only nine more rows and then I get to stitch on the dragon. Woohoo! 

Design: Oriental Courage Storykeep

Designer: Based on the original artwork of Lee Ann Seed

Fabric: 22 count Antique White aida by Wichelt

Fibers: DMC in 154, 310, 321, 498, 606, 666, 814, 815, 817, 902 and 3371

Progress as of 03.20.2013:

Progress as of 10.23.2013:

Well, I best be off. I have a ton of stuff I have to wrap up before work. Hope everyone is having a fantastic week! :)


Respectfully submitted,


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