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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-

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Fast and the Furious Stitcher

I burned a wee bit of midnight oil last night in order to get this one finished up. I was halfway through stitching this and was inspired by the most wonderful way to stitch this up again. I was sort of cursing the fact that I had to finish up the current piece before I started a new one, when I discovered that I had not cut the fabric I was stitching on large enough to accommodate all of the design. Woohoo! So, I changed a wee bit of things around and added my own 'touches' to it and voilà! The piece is now finished and I have given myself 'permission' to start something new by re-stitching this piece as I had envisioned it.  With this  Bin O'Shame  finish, I am now down to 65 UFOs/WIPs in the  Bin O'Shame. The ultimate goal is to get down to just the Heaven and Earth Designs. Can't really stitch those up in a trice, now can I? ;)

Well, at any rate, here it is. Sizzling Sixteen UFO Finish from the  Bin O'Shame. This one is dedicated to Diane Williams of Little House Needleworks.  It is my sincerest hope that she gets well soon. 

Design: Autumn (Part of the Monochromatic Silk Seasons)

                        Designer:  Diane Williams of Little House Needleworks

Fabric: Belfast Linen in 32 count Country Mocha Belfast linen by Zwiegart

                 Fibers Used:  Crescent Colours Belle Soie silk in Cranberry, Ivy                            League Harvest, Malted Milk, Mango and Pumpkin Carriage.
                              Access Commodities Soie d'Alger in Blanc. 

                     Stitcher's Notes: Decided to not stitch this piece as a                                      monochromatic design. Leaf piles and floating  leaves                                           were stitched on the fly and not pre-planned out.  

                                       As of Wednesday, April 8, 2015:

Finished as of Friday, April 10, 2015:

I had best be off. I need to finish up my coffee and blog browsing. Then I need to decide if I will restart this one again, or if I get another UFO from the  Bin O'Shame out. Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend! :)


Respectfully submitted,


1 comment:

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Oh my goodness...you are CRANKING them out! Beautiful!!