Project a Month
12 Months of Christmas
December 31, 2019
Goodbye and good luck
Many years ago, when I was a student at UT Austin and we had to call in (on phones, no less) to do our registration, the kindly Texan autom...
December 30, 2019
2019: My year in review
What a productive year this was for me! I thought I'd run through all the things I tried and learned this year, stitching and otherwis...
December 27, 2019
Project a Month: Monogram on Cork Fabric
This project is one from the archives - let's travel way, way back to October 2017 - I had just been happily married and was busy worki...
December 25, 2019
Christmas Countdown #12: Lord-a-leaping
Well, here we are at Christmas Day, and at the end of our countdown through my ornament finishes from 2018 with Lord-a-leaping! What a fun ...
December 24, 2019
Christmas Countdown #11: Lady Dancing
I had so much fun with my Lady Dancing ornament - finally nearing the end of my year of ornaments, I had found the colors and threads I lov...
December 23, 2019
Christmas Countdown #10: Piper Piping
I had a lot of fun incorporating some sparkly Etoile threads, and his jaunty feather cap is just adorable! All these patterns are availab...
December 22, 2019
Christmas Countdown #9: Drummer Drumming
Another fun stitch - I made a few changes to the pattern, one was unintentional - his head was bigger than the one called for. I think it t...
December 21, 2019
Project a Month: Noel Pattern by Slow Evenings
Stitching this lovely Noel Pattern is how I will close out my year of Projects a Month! Slow Evenings is the Etsy shop of Miriam Polak who...
Christmas Countdown #8: Maid-a-milking
This was another fun stitch - I wasn't 100% happy with my colors, but it was a lot of fun to put together. One thing I loved about thes...
December 20, 2019
Christmas Countdown #7: Swan-a-swimming
I adored my swan ornament - one of the first finishes that I was perfectly happy with! I especially liked the two-tone water I did, inste...
December 19, 2019
Project a Month: Jenny Blair Kit finish
I've finished my lovely Jenny Blair Owl kit in record time! When I last left you, I was about to stitch the final full moon in padded ...
Christmas Countdown #6: Goose a Laying
Here is Goose a Laying - although I wasn't super happy about my color choices - I finished these in the midst of my first weeks of ch...
December 18, 2019
Wonderful Wednesday #79: Lily Adelaide Upton
Well, my year of stitching one project a month is almost over, and I admit, if I only had more time, THIS Christmas Beetle Kit would hav...
Christmas Countdown #5: Golden Ring
Here is the Golden Ring - I loved the 3d elements of this design - it was such fun to put together! All these patterns are available in...
December 17, 2019
Christmas Countdown #4: Colly Bird
Here is Colly Bird - I never liked my finished stitching on this one very much, and my photos didn't help either. But still it was pr...
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