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announcing finishing Fridays

hi everybody! it took me quite some time to get here, but I’ve been thrilled to announce I got some recent finishes. oh yes, plural!

not one! not two, ladies! but THREE finishes (which kind of justify my absence here.. I was busy stitchin’! :D)

I decided to post them once a week, with a complete recap for each one of them. they were all finished on a friday*, starting on the 10th of last month. I guess the upside of starting too much projects in 2013 is that I’ll finish (hopefully) as many in 2014! 🙂

here is a list (after getting barely no finishes last year, now I get 3 finishes in a month?! hell yes I’m making a BIG deal about this! 😉 ), so.. that list:

  1. iStitch DesignsSew Advent Band SAL Sampler 2013
  2. Papillon CreationsA Welcoming Spot
  3. Plum Street Samplers – Sunday Mystery Sampler, Mary II

those of you who follow me on Instagram (@nexthursday) and Facebook (Taras BaBa), have already seen them and (WOOOWW!!) overwhelmed me with beautiful comments about them: thank you so so much, folks! ❤❤❤

I’ll post about them in this order, every Sunday starting today, so stay tuned for those long waited recaps!

here are a few WIP pictures/appetizers 😉

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another too long postponed post will be published this week: the exchange I made with Sarah! she spoiled me rotten with adorable gifts and a stunning project packed with elephants that I literally cannot wait to stash for! WOW!

this will get published sometime this week, together with a recap on Christmas gifts and cards, you people really warmed my heart this year, thank you so so much!

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so, wait for the Sew Advent Band post in a few hours, and then see you next week!

enjoy the rest of the weekend!

chiara

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BaBa says hello too! 🙂

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* to be perfectly honest, Mary was finished last Thursday, but it was late afternoon so – who cares!

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11 thoughts on “announcing finishing Fridays

  1. All great projects.
    The fabric for Sew Advent is gorgeous!
    Congrats on all of your finishes.
    BaBa looks so cute. 🙂
    Marilyn

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  2. Chiara, Love all your wips! Beautiful colors and great variety of stitches. Good for you that you are getting several finishes done close together. I feel a strong need to do the same since I have been trying out the rotation system of stitching. Has its good points and bad points. joleeblonde (Linda)

    On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 4:14 AM, the grey ta

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  3. Your new year is off to a great start, Chiara!! Beautiful projects–each and every one 🙂

    Love your sweet kitty, too!! Give him a cuddle for me 🙂

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  4. OMG!!!! I LOVE what you did with the sky on Mary’s sampler; it is beautiful. Baba also looks quite regal on his purple cushion 🙂

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  5. Congratulations on your three finishes! What a super way to start off a new year of stitching. I can’t wait to see the post with Mary’s Sampler. I also am fascinated with what you have done with the sky on this one. It looks amazing!
    Give BaBa a little rub under the chin for me. He is such a handsome boy. My son wants a Maine Coon so badly and when he saw your picture he told me that this was the colouring of the one he wants to get.

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    1. thank you all for the appreciation, I’m really pleased with these projects too and this finishing rampage is such a thrill! I’m currently working on another that’s almost done, imagine if I add another episode to the Finishing Friday Saga! 😀

      BaBa happily purrs back, he really loves rubs under the chin. 🙂 tell your son he’s doing the right thing! 😀
      BaBa’s colour sounds a bit complicated but it really isn’t: he is a “black silver tabby with white”.
      it means the main colour is black; it’s silver, so single hair can change colour, from black to silver grey for example; “tabby” is the design you see on his back and paws, basically the black stripes; “with white” because he has solid spots of white, the stomach, chest, and all of his paws. that’s why I say he’s always wearing white socks and mittens 😀

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  6. So jealous of 3 finishes!!!! That’s the trouble with only starting BIG things – they don’t necessarily get done in a year 😦 SO well done you!! Scritches to BaBa 🙂

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