2.28.2014

The Finish of February

Hello friends!  Happy end of February!!

Well, after my last finish, I started on Promise Me - 28 over 1.  I had started it once on 14 count, but my daughter stitched it on 28 over 1 and it made the one on 14 count look humongous, so I restarted.  This one was turning out SO pretty, but I was NOT enjoying it at all.  It is just too small for my eyes and my sore back and shoulders.  Sigh.  So, since I believe cross stitch is supposed to be relaxing and fun, I gave up, packed up the chart and threads and all, and I'll give it to my other DD for her birthday or Christmas.  She's wanted to stitch the chart and it will be a perfect gift for her.  Win.Win!


In its place I worked on Bunny Baby - a sweet chart that I hope to finish for a charity quilt.  I love the colors and I love the 16 count aida.  It is simply a pleasant stitch and makes me smile to work on it.  : )




So want to see what made my wish list for the past two weeks???  I found lots of fun projects to add!!! : )

Wish List

Leather fobs... from Shepherd's Bush Blog... LOVE the Scottie and the Sheep - well, all of them actually!!!!
Chessie and Me - Hope of Spring - I love the colors and the sheep and the bunnies!
SB - Spring Box - It has a sheep! : )
LOL!  As if I need another HAED, but this one is SO pretty!

Aren't these two bags just HAPPY????
Orange Owls Project Bag - Crazy Annies

Polka Dot Coffee Project Bag - Crazy Annies

Shepherd's Bush Count Your Blessings


Take Time to Stitch and Embellishment pack - Gorgeous Fall colors!

Thanks for stopping in and happy stitching!!

Tricia



2.18.2014

Stitch from Stash # 2 - Update and Finish!!

Hi everyone!  

I'm back with my second Stitch from Stash update.  Here's my report since my last SFS post...

First, a finish!!

I finally finished the Dimensions Heart and Soul kit that I started as one of my crazy January projects in 2012!! : )  WOO HOO!  I am SO excited to have this one done!


I'm not sure what I'll work on next, but I'm leaning toward finishing the Lizzie Kate "Promise Me" that I have started.  It's 28 ct over 1, but I've had a nice break working on this 14 ct project, so I think it will be a good change.

Second, my spending report...

I bought something!  Michaels had a 25 cent bin of leftover Christmas goodies and this sweet Mary Englebreit ornament was in there.  I think I'll switch out the fabric and make it for Christmas. :)


Stash to Spend Total:  $0.25

I didn't spend anything on the free weekend.  More because I bought some stamping supplies instead, so my balance forward is $49.75.  YAY!!  I'm going to be visiting Cecilia's Sampler in Branson later this year, so I'd like to have a nice chunk saved up so I don't have to use my free month of overspending.  :)

And lastly, a sweet blog win from Maggee !


Now for this month's wish list.  I figure if I have them all written down it will make it easier when I finally go shopping for new stash.  Hopefully I'll have a LOT more finishes before then, though!!


18 ct - 14 x 18
For HAED Ornament
Larger size for Mini Christmas Mailbox
I want to get some of this Magic Guide fabric to stitch my HAED Mini Christmas Mailbox on.  Of course, I need to finish my Little Drummer Boy stocking first, so it might be awhile.  And I might change my mind and get the 25 count and stitch it tent stitch instead.  Decisions, decisions!

Love this!!!
Lizzie Kate

So Sweet!
Lizzie Kate Snowy String

Cute, cute, cute!!
Lizzie Kate - A Little Snow

Shepherd's Bush Fobs are adorable!
Shepherd's Bush - Harmony Fob
This one, too!
Shepherd's Bush - 2014 Fob and Scissors

Shepherd's Bush Happy Snowman -
I have the free chart, but I'd love to have them kit it up!

I saw this on someone's blog...  we used to live in a little cabin in the woods and had deer on our property, so I really like this one!!  ETA - Maggee is sending this to me from her stash!  THANK YOU, Maggee!!! : )



That's it for me this time!  I'll try to drop in again at the end of the month.  Maybe I'll even have another finish!!

TTFN!

Tricia