Tag Archives: cross stitch

Sunday Stash June 21, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I confess I haven’t felt like sewing much lately. I’ve been obsessed with stitching and was on a mission to finish the penguins. I started another stitching project today, a Brazilian embroidery piece … Continue reading

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The June 2020 Short List

Another month, another list. I finished two projects in May, A Walk in the Woods and the Hope picture. The rain in May kept me inside a lot. We’ll see if creative projects take a backseat to yard work this … Continue reading

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It Makes Me Smile

Working on the Penguins makes me smile, which makes it my project of choice these days. I am framing and outlining. I don’t outline stitch late in the day for obvious reasons. Hope you did something today that made you … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 29, 2020

No change in the numbers. I’m still working on the same three projects. All have seen progress, but nothing is done. I’m probably two or three weeks out from the next finish given that I still go to work every … Continue reading

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March 2020 Short List

I finished three projects on the list in February. That’s as good as it gets around here. Because I’m setting quarterly and semi-annual goals this year, I will not choose new projects in the categories with finishes until April. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 1, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. I managed to squeeze in one more finish in February by framing the cottage cross stitch. I switched the frame to one I picked up on clearance at Hobby Lobby. I also laced … Continue reading

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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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