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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, September 24, 2015

Pre Overnight Shift Weekend Update

I missed WIP Wednesday, but these things happen. I haven't been 'feeling' any of the projects that are in the Bin O'Shame. I know I should stitch on more out of it, however, it is now officially Fall here in the desert. At least on the calendar it is. With temps in the 102 range, it's hard to must up much enthusiasm for pumpkin spiced bupkus. So, I have been doing what I can. I did find this latest project within the confines of Kit Mountain. I really should do a post on that one of these days. Perhaps for the first of the year. As the Bin O'Shame is now down to somewhat reasonable levels, perhaps next year, I will work out of it and Kit Mountain. Seems reasonable. But then again, knowing me, I will chuck it all and kit up whole new projects from the Leaflet Silo, haha!

Well, at any rate, here is my nod to the season. This one has been in my 'to do' pile for quite some time. It should be a nice easy stitch for the overnight bunk that I have to do this weekend. I *do* so wish it was cooler, though!

Design: Eat, Drink, and Be Scary #ML12

Designer: Waxing Moon Designs 

Fabric: 28 count Jobelan in Queen Anne's Lace

Fibers Used: The Gentle Art Sampler Threads in Bittersweet, Black Crow, Buttercrunch, Fragrant Cloves, Spring Grass and Soot

Stitcher's Notes: Began Wednesday, September 23, 2015. (Autumnal equinox). Designer's website appears to no longer be in use. 

Well, I had best be off. Hope everyone has a great weekend!


Respectfully submitted,


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