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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

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-

Monday, November 3, 2014

A Late Halloween Finish

I have a confession to make. Stitching the Mermaid Azure really took a lot out of me. I had a deadline for her as I knew I had a lot going on in October until the end of the year and I really wanted to have her finished. As consequence, I burnt completely out on stitching. With the exception of to tiny finishes consisting of a floss toss and a tiny fall finish, I have had the urge to stitch abandon me completely. It's ok I suppose, but it really bothers me when I have all of these lovely things to stitch and I just do not have the urge. 

I managed to score a SanMan Originals Secret Shop purchase and when it arrived, I knew I had to do it immediately. I thought if I had another quick finish under my belt it would cure me of the Non Stitching Flu. I had a lot of fun tweaking this one. I started and finished this one today. It's late for this years' Halloween but it's early for next years'! :)

Welp, at any rate, here it is:

Design: Poof, Oops Meow 

Designer: Sandra Dering of SanMan Originals

Fibers Used: DMC 310, 550, and 702. Kreinik metallic thread in #4 braid #015, Chartreuse. 

Bling Used:  Mill Hill beads in #02031, Citron

Stitcher's Notes: This was a Secret Shop design from 2008, limited number design. 

Well, I had best be off. I've got some stuff that needs attending. Hope everyone is having a great week! :)


Respectfully submitted,



Irene said...

che bello, e la cornice è perfetta!

Christina said...

Great job! Congrats on your finish.

Beaj said...

Turned out Great and nice finish..:)

Annie said...

It's ok to take a break from stitching after that whirlwind mermaid adventure! This little SMO piece is so cute and quick... just right for you while you try to get your mojo back.