Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ornament SAL – December 2013 Check-in

We’ve done it, ladies! A whole year of ornament stitching! Way to go! My final ornament for the year is Santa Won’t Miss a Few, designed by Jennifer Aikman-Smith of Dragon Dreams for a class at the fall 2013 Creativ … Continue reading

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Resolutions, 100 Days and a Giveaway

It’s almost the new year, and that means it is time for some resolutions. If you’ve read my post about 2014 Stitch Alongs, then you know I’m planning on doing a bunch of stitching and cutting way, way back on … Continue reading

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Ice Storm

We’ve had an exciting week around here, Christmas notwithstanding. Around 1:30 am Sunday morning, our power went out thanks to a vicious ice storm. After hearing from Toronto Hydro that power could be out for over 72 hours, we decided … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! I hope Santa was good to you, your turkey is moist, and you have lots of leftover stuffing!  

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2014 Stitch Alongs

The start of the new year is creeping closer and closer. Expiry dates on milk and eggs are already listing 2014, so you know it isn’t long now! And, with a new year comes a new crop of stitch alongs … Continue reading

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Dragon Pin Cushion

I’m on a roll! My third finish from this past weekend is Dragon Pin Cushion from Dragon Dreams. It is one of the classes I took at the Creativ Festival back in October. It is stitched on 18 count canvas, … Continue reading

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Elegant Reindeer

Every year, my LNS, Gitta’s, has an open house on the first Saturday of December. Everyone who makes a purchase gets a little package of free charts and a kit for an ornament designed by Kathrin Ellison. (If you purchased … Continue reading

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