Monthly Archives: January 2016

Smalls SAL – January 2016 Check-In

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! Welcome to the first check-in day for the 2016 version of the Smalls SAL. Hopefully this year’s change to Thursday check-ins hasn’t caused too much confusion. I promise it will get easier as the year goes on. … Continue reading

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Goldwork Dragonfly – Part 1

I am so excited to be taking an online goldwork class from Alison Cole. It is a lovely little dragonfly brooch, just right for beginners. This past weekend, I finished the first lesson, which includes attaching the felt base, couching … Continue reading

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O Canada!

Over on Facebook, the XStitch Canada group is hosting a Canada-themed SAL. My first finish of the year, I Love Canada, was stitched as part of that SAL. But, since I finished it so quickly, I thought I should start … Continue reading

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Little Froggie

My little man is starting to get to the age where he isn’t so interested in toys that I can crochet or knit for him. I’m a bit disappointed that I did make more crochet dinosaurs or more clothing for … Continue reading

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January Fox

I remember, sometime back in early December, promising myself that I wouldn’t join any SALs in 2016. The Smalls SAL was enough to keep me busy, along with the stocking for my dad, and a whole bunch of other projects … Continue reading

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Snowdrop SAL – Step 2

Oh dear, I’ve just discovered Making a Murderer. The biggest advantage to, and the biggest problem with, Netflix series is that all the episodes are available all at once. Yesterday I sat down and watched the first three episodes of … Continue reading

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2015 Smalls SAL Winner

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! After far too long of a delay, it is time to announce the winner of the 2015 Smalls SAL giveaway. I’m very sorry I didn’t get around to it last week. And the winner is: Kate of … Continue reading

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