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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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November OMG Finish

For my November OMG, I chose to fully finish the Noel cross stitch piece. I decided to finish it as a cube rather than frame it. I thought it would look nicer sitting on a table than hanging on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 28, 2021

This long holiday weekend has been a productive one. I finished the ornament for the exchange. I’m not posting that until later to keep it a surprise. I also finished another stitch project, using a small amount of fabric. A … Continue reading

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Try Anything Once

Finally! All the Christmas designs I stitch are in season. Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers who celebrate it. It’s a quiet day here, but we are having a nice meal. I picked this up at Needle Arts Guild last … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 21, 2021

No change in the numbers this week. I’ve been making yo yos for a project I won’t show for another couple weeks. Unfortunately, the size and number didn’t use enough fabric to count. I don’t go smaller than 1/8th yard … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 14, 2021

Thanks to everyone who left a comment in the last post about the mystery notion. I enjoyed learning all the ways I can use it. What a great find! The stash numbers are all over the place this week. Either … Continue reading

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The Other Things

The Guild fabric sale a couple weekends ago had more to offer than just fabric. I had a few other purchases I never got around to posting. I picked up a set of CrabApple Hill angel patterns. They were kitted … Continue reading

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