Saturday, 15 February 2014

WIPocalypse February Check In

Here's my progress for the WIPocalypse SAL...

Baby Hugs:

2014 Christmas SAL:

2014 AAN Mystery SAL:
Busy Bunnies:
Cat Cushion:
The theme for this month is how we stitch, with the question: How many projects do you generally feel comfortable having in progress at a time?  Tell us about your one-at-a-time or rotation habits!

 At the moment, I have a lot more works in progress than I should. I know there's no right or wrongs with how many UFO's / WIP's we have or how much is in our stash, but I want to get my WIP's into a more manageable number, mentally at least! Ideally, I'd like to have 1 HAED WIP, and 2-3 smaller WIP's, 1-2 very small WIP's, such as cards or ornaments that can be started and finished in a few days, and then a 'space' for anything unplanned.

At the moment, I have 15 WIP's, and stitch on a screaming rotation - the one that screams loudest get's stitched on :)

Friday, 14 February 2014

Christmas 2014 SAL - February Finish

Here's my February finish, it's the pair of my January finish. Also stitched up super-quick! I'm partway through a penguin card design, so I might have 2 finishes for February...

These are patterns for ornaments, but I think they will look good as cards with circular apertures. They were such easy stitches I might end up doing a couple as ornaments as well though!

Monday, 3 February 2014

Christmas 2014 SAL - late January finish

Here's my finish for January for the Christmas 2014 SAL. My aim to get it done for the 21st didn't quite happen because I've been stitching Baby Hugs exclusively. But having finished Baby Hugs, I got this one stitched up this evening.

The chart is from Cross Stitcher Magazine, Christmas 2011 issue.

Baby Hugs is Finished :)

Hurray, my first finish of 2014, and quite a speedy finish too!

I changed the hair colour so it matches my sister's (who this is for) to personalise it a bit more.

I'm also going to add the name, date and weight in the bottom left hand corner, which will have to wait until March, but for all intents and purposes, it's still finished ;)

I'm probably going to finish this as a wall hanging, I don't think there is a big enough margin on the fabric for framing.