🎄 Hello! Welcome to my needlework Advent Calendar! 😊 Sorry for the delay but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather this weekend. Today’s first entry is a WIP shot I took last year, Sew Advent SAL from 2015 by iStitch Designs; I used the usual a Vaupel & Heilenbeck linen band and silk threads of my choosing (NPI,…… Continue reading Advent TAC – day 2, 3 and 4 + letter Q
In the spirit of keeping track with my progress and finishes month by month, I’m starting this post as a draft at the beginning of May and updating it with every relevant piece of news until the early days of June, this way you’ll have an account of what happened as it happened. 😉 I felt like doing…… Continue reading KABOOM! (3rd rundown post – May)
I took a couple of detours but I figured out what to pick for the ’15 Sew Advent Band SAL by iStitch Designs – and as the clock ticked 10PM on December 1st I found myself with day 1 of both SALs stitched up! 😊 Here you see my personal choices for the ’14 SAL, 40ct. 1 over 2 using…… Continue reading let the advent begin!
Setting goals for December will be easy as ABC since I hardly ever stitched this month (😞 sigh!). In the 2/3 stitching days I had I only managed to do this: stitch Cozy Gingerbread Snow Globe by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery –> ☑️ 😊 YES!! keep up with Story Time Sampler by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery and stitch frame 11: Little Women ❤️ stitch part 4 of Christmas…… Continue reading December goals
Old time readers (and very curious new ones) might remember that I stitched an Advent Band Sampler some time ago, and because the auditions for materials were so hard I ended up with two cuts of fabric and the idea of stitching it twice and finishing it in different ways – after all it’s around 50 stitches a…… Continue reading Advent auditions
last week my dear friend Kaye wrote me asking if I was interested in an Around the World Blog Hop invitation – of course I said yes, although due to the move I wrote this post a few days ago and scheduled it for the due date. safety first! 😉 check out her post about…… Continue reading FAQ
the first of my finishing fridays features iStitch Designs’ Sew Advent Band SAL Sampler for 2013. this was a SAL during last Christmas, one band to be stitched every day of the Advent. I joined a little late (on the 8th day), and finished even later, but it was a very enjoyable, quick design to…… Continue reading finishing Friday – the Advent Band Sampler