Smalls SAL – January 2017 Check-In

Hello, Smalls Stitchers! Welcome to the first check-in for the Smalls SAL 2017.

If you are new the Smalls SAL you can find all the details right here. Simply put, the Smalls SAL is a monthly stitch-along for stitchers who like to stitch little designs. Stitch something small and then head over here on the last Friday of the month to share your finish. That’s it! If you don’t manage to get a small finish one month (or two, or three…), don’t worry! Participate when you can, as often as you can.

I decided to start off the year with something that will something that will serve as a great reminder for me: Time to Stitch by Needle Work Press.

Time to Stitch, designed by Needle Work Press

I stitched it on Dijon Lugana from Enchanting Lair using two shades of Sampler Threads from GAST: Royal Purple and Hyacinth. I finished it by placing it inside a Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Assemblage Alarm Clock. I removed the glass because I prefer that look.

So, what did you stitch this month? I honestly can not wait to see all the wonderful finishes! Please go to the bottom of this post, click on the “Add your link” button, and leave your link in the little form. If you have any problems just leave a comment or send me an email. I’m very happy to help you out. Please remember to use the permalink for your post and to use a picture of your small as the thumbnail.

The link list will remain open to new entries until about midnight Eastern time on February 3rd, 2017.

There will be another end of the year draw. For each month that you leave a link to your finished small you will get one entry into the draw. I will pick the winner in early January 2018 and share the results in a blog post here.

Next Month – The next Smalls SAL check-in will take place on Friday, February 24th. The post should be up on my website by about 7am Eastern time. I know that that will actually be very late in the day for some of you, but do remember that the link list stays open for around a week. Take your time and check-in when you can!

Thanks again, very much, for stitching along with me this year.


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20 Responses to Smalls SAL – January 2017 Check-In

  1. Rachel Tomkins says:

    Love your clock Heather. The colours and finishing are perfect! 🙂

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  3. I love the effective. And thank you. My first Smalls SAL post ever!

  4. Karyn says:

    Oh Heather, I love your “Time to Stitch” finish! I feel in love with the series as soon as I saw it and yours is awesome!
    Thanks again for another year of this really fun SAL.

  5. Sheryl says:

    Love the clock, what fun.

  6. Sarah says:

    Your clock is amazing!

  7. ele says:

    what a fantastic idea, thank you for hosting this SAL. So happy and proud to post my first contribution.
    Love your finish, it’s gorgeous!

  8. Kerry says:

    That clock is awesome! thanks for hosting again this year Heather

  9. Katie says:

    Oh I love your finish! Too cute!! Thanks again for hosting.

  10. What a lovely little clock!

  11. Joanne P says:

    That clock is great, I want one! I stitched a tiny for the Smalls this month, plus some partworks of larger designs. Thanks for hosting for another year.

  12. Judy says:

    Your clock is cute and pretty!

  13. Bea Lapp says:

    Lovely little piece and what a fantastic way to finish it.

  14. Lynda H says:

    Putting your stitchery into the clock face is such a great way to finish! Thanks for hosting – I can’t wait to see what all folks are up to!

  15. Linda Scott says:

    Congrats on the great finish Heather. I love the clock.


  16. Catherine says:

    What a brilliant clock! And one that could be anywhere in the house for me!

  17. Susan says:

    That clock is TOOOOOO cute!! I have some of the Tim Holtz pocket watches, but hadn’t even thought of using the bigger ones for stitching.

  18. That is an amazing finish. I love what you did with it!

  19. Julie N says:

    Great clock with terrific finishing. Well done Heather and thanks again for the inspiration to continue this year!!

  20. Heather says:

    What a cool idea!