Category Archives: holidays

Sunday Stash February 6, 2022

No changes here. Still working on the challenge quilt. Still stitching the SAL sampler. I’m caught up on that until my Guild meeting Wednesday. Since I don’t have anything new to share, I thought I’d share an older finish. The … Continue reading

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January 2022 OMG Finish

I chose finishing a Christmas tree ornament as my OMG for January. Nothing like getting a head start on next year. The pattern came from an Oxmoor House book published back in 1986. I think I bought the book at … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 16, 2022

No change in the numbers. Work continues on the challenge quilt. Once I sew sections together I will post pictures. I had a couple Zoom meetings this week, which gave me opportunities to do hand work. It’s meant to look … Continue reading

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New Year, New Plan, OMG

Like everyone else, I ended last year thinking about plans for this year. 2021 was not a prolific year in the sewing room. I spent far more time stitching and finished a lot of projects as compared to prior years. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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