Tag Archives: Christmas ornaments

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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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 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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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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The Big Weird Bead

Remember the folded star ornament I wanted to paint? I finally got around to doing that. I wanted to add a button to the middle, but I didn’t have anything interesting in a complementary color. Enter the big weird bead. … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

I finished these bags just in time to count as July finishes. I put polyester stuffing inside to give them some shape. I threaded the tops with ribbon but didn’t tie them too tight because it hides the embroidery. In … Continue reading

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A Christmas Finish

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it and Happy Holidays to all who don’t. The long holiday weekend is doing wonders for my sewing to-do list. I finished the Bell UFO yesterday, more or less. The base is a piece … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

I decided to finish the one bell that didn’t fit colorwise with the others and use it as an ornament. That taught me I have a lot to learn about using the decorative stitches on my machine. Less is definitely … Continue reading

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December Short List

Last month I changed to an abbreviated Short List with only three categories: Something old (UFO), something new and creative play. I’m much happier with fewer list items and completed three of the four items on the November list. The … Continue reading

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