Stitch from Stash – June Check-In

It is Stitch from Stash check in time again!

Stitch from Stash 2014 buttonThis month we had a special bonus of an additional $50 beyond the monthly allowance of $25. But, after having items sitting in various online shopping carts for the entire month, I ended up spending only $16.54. $2 of that amount was the Threadworx for Love (if you remember, I ran out), and I believe that doesn’t count. I also purchased the issue of Cross Stitch Collection magazine that I was featured in for $14.99. That brings my total for the year to:


To be completely honest with you, I am very surprised I’ve managed to control myself so well. I did have a bit of a knitting related splurge this month, thanks to a Knit Picks gift certificate that my lovely friend Erica gave me for my birthday. (Her birthday gift accidentally got packed up and is currently in my in-laws basement…) To get a deal on shipping, I had to spend a bit more money, but I did get some lovely yarn for a sweater for my little man, and some knitting needles. I also splurged on a knitting magazine and a sewing magazine. :/

June magazine purchases

June magazine purchases

So, what project from stash did I work on this month? Lily of the Valley Fairy from Nora Corbett.

Lily of the Valley Fairy by Nora Corbett (WIP)

Lily of the Valley Fairy by Nora Corbett (WIP)

I haven’t made as much progress as I would like since I kept making mistakes in the wings. (Have I mentioned that the whole selling the condo thing has me really stressed out?) But, she is finally coming along nicely.

Smalls SAL – Don’t forget, Wednesday is check-in day for the Smalls SAL. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on.

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