Monthly Archives: August 2015

Stitch from Stash – August 2015

Oh dear… It is time for the Stitch from Stash check-in… Actually, I did okay with regards to cross stitch stash. Month: August 2015 Spent: $11.35 Earned: $0 (not tracking) I bought four skeins of floss that I needed to … Continue reading

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Smalls SAL – August 2015 Check-In

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! The last Wednesday of the month is here. Yay! I love getting to share my small and getting to see all of yours.We’ve had a pretty strange month way up here. There were days (like yesterday and … Continue reading

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Trying Flat Stitches

I mentioned the other week that I was finally going to give hand embroidery a try. I’ve been cross stitching for somewhere around 25 years now, but I have always vehemently avoided hand embroidery. I thought it was to cutesy, … Continue reading

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Great-Grandma’s Stash

A few months ago my aunt moved from her rather large house into a small apartment. She has been divesting herself of various family heirlooms which, being the oldest sister, had somehow found their way into her home. I was … Continue reading

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The End is In Sight!

Hello, Stitchy Friends! I’m sorry I disappeared for so long. The day after my last post I came down with what turned out to be an awful sinus infection. I spent many days in bed or suffering (not so) silently … Continue reading

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Santa’s Journey Stocking Update

Well, it is August 4th. Do you think I managed to finish Santa’s Journey Stocking? No… But I did make some pretty good progress. I just have the stitching in the toe area to finish and the cuff. I’ve already … Continue reading

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