Category Archives: cross stitch

February 2020 Short List

Not much progress on the list last month. Many projects moved forward, but nothing was finished. I’ll see a few finishes this month. The Short List categories are UFO, garment, original design and stitchery. I’ve used some form of this … Continue reading

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January 2020 Short List and Q1 Goals

Happy New Year! The Short List got a makeover for the new year. The categories now align with my quarterly goals instead of the more random categories of something old, something new, a handwork project, and creative play/design. I’ve used … Continue reading

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December 2019 Short List

I finished one project on the list last month. I debated adding a fifth category, Mindless Piecing, but decided against it. I can only focus on a couple projects at a time and make decent progress. Adding a fifth category … Continue reading

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Penguins Re-framed

I’ve neglected the penguin project the last few months, mostly because the design exceeded the size of the frame and I needed to move it to a different frame. That meant removing another project from its frame. That project should … Continue reading

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November 2019 Short List

The list gets a complete overhaul this month. I finished the Holly Runner and the pillowcases in October. I also started and finished Pineapple Punch, although it wasn’t on the list. I did enough work on the bear blocks to … Continue reading

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October 2019 Short List

September was a fast month with vacation and busy weekends. Less sewing got done than planned, but I finished the 9 patch fade quilt. I plan to make a better showing this month. The Short List includes something old (UFO), … Continue reading

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Penguin Progress

I’m traveling again this week, which means hand work only. I could have brought my sewing machine, but that is often more bother than it’s worth. The hand work project needed attention anyway. I added to the penguin on the … Continue reading

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