Monthly Archives: December 2021

December 2021 OMG Finish

I chose finishing a cross stitch towel as my OMG for December. It wasn’t done by Christmas, but shortly after. A member of my Needle Arts Guild passed away suddenly this year. Her family let the Guild members take whatever … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 26, 2021

The last stash report of 2021. Unbelievable. I’ll list final numbers for 2021 in next week’s report but don’t expect much change. I thought I’d spend more time in the sewing room this week, but things didn’t work out that … Continue reading

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Small Steps

Sometimes it’s all you can do to make a little progress on a project. This morning I managed fabric selection for the bag. The fabric on the left came from my Guild’s fabric sale a few months ago. The others … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 19, 2021

No change in the numbers. I need a mindless sewing project, something to pick at when time allows. Here’s my choice. According to the tag on the pattern, I bought it a couple years ago at the thrift. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Fallback Position

With a lot going on at work and the holidays around the corner, creative time is limited. I tend to wok on projects I don’t have to think about. I need to stitch two more leaves, but started the outlining … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 12, 2021

No change in the numbers. Nothing much went on in the sewing room this week. I had Guild one night and other things going a few nights. Tis the season. I have a small sample started to test techniques for … Continue reading

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Ornament Exchange

My Needle Arts Guild met this week and we exchanged Christmas ornaments. Here is my ornament. I made ornaments like this a LONG time ago. I found the templates, but I couldn’t find the pattern. The ones I made before … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 5, 2021

No fabric in this week. I finished the nightgown for 2.5 yards out. Thanks to my sister for gifting me the fabric. It is so soft and snuggly. It definitely keeps me warm at night. The pattern is McCalls 2848, … Continue reading

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The December 2021 Short List

November was a good month. I finished the exchange ornament, NOEL, made kitchen curtains and a nightgown. The nightgown wasn’t even on the list. The December list will be scaled back. It’s more motivating to have a few projects and … Continue reading

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