Sunday, September 4, 2016

September Update....

Happy Labor Weekend everyone!
I hope everybody is having a great holiday weekend.

So, it has been a little while since my last update...
...and I do have lots of stitching to share...

First, I finally finished all the pieces that I made for my niece and nephews...
...they are all framed and ready to be sent to my brother-in-law this week.

Up first, the pieces for my niece...
Love the pretty butterflies!

A look at both pieces my niece will be receiving...

And, for my older nephew...
I wasn't sure how Mr. Dinosaur would look in a hoop, but I think he is adorable!

Minion Kevin all finished!

I can't decided which one I like better...

And, one last look at the pieces for my newest nephew...

Last thing I have to do, is add ribbon for hanging to each one...

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With the Olympic stitching challenge done, I went back and worked more on some of the new pieces I had started...
Mermaid (from Fuzzy Fox Designs on Etsy)
-where I left off-

-where I am now-
Really love working on this piece!

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Halloween Typography...
-where I left off-

-where I am now-
This is one of those pieces that I have hard time putting down...
...I just love stitching it!

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Kawaii style Macaroons (pattern by Plato Squirrel on Etsy)
-where I left off-


-where I am now-
It is starting to come together...

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Lastly, I did start a new piece...
...it is a mystery stitch along by the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery...
It is the National Park stitch along...
...I still have bit left to stitch from clue #1, but I'm just happy to have the middle portion finished.  Can't wait for the next clue!

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So, other than stitching, I have started watching Doctor Who...
...I know, shocking, I had never seen the show before.
I actually started watching part way through season 3 (at least that is what was replaying on my BBC America channel) and I really loved it.
The best part though, my son loves the show, too!
So, we got an Amazon Prime account and now are watching season 1...
...very fun to share something with my son and I'm sure I will be stitching lots of Doctor Who themed projects soon!

Well, I am off...
...I hope everyone has a great weekend, filled with lots of stitching!
Edited:  I completely forgot to show another piece that I finished this week...

A cute little butterfly, that I made for my neighbor. (She just lost her mother and I hoped this little stitching would bring a small smile.)

Well, I do believe that is all...for now...

18 comments:

  1. Congrats on all of the stitching progress Carrie. I really love the way you have framed those pieces in hoops. They turned out great. Sure you don't want to hoop frame some of mine. lol

    Linda

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    1. Thank you Linda!
      Sure, you can slip your finished pieces in with mine (I probably wouldn't notice) and I'll get to work! ;)

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  2. Surely the kids and your neighbor will love the neatly finshed gifts👍 You really did great. Have fun watching and bonding with your son😊

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    1. Thank you Gominam!
      My neighbor was very happy with her butterfly...

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  3. These gifts for your niece and nephews are so lovely. And you made some nice progress on your Olympic projects.

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  4. Fantastic stitched finishes!!!
    What sweet gifts they will make :)

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  5. Wow a lot of finished work and they are all so nice. Lovely designs and beautiful stitching.






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  6. Gorgeous gifts - especially the ones for your newest nephew.

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  7. Fabulous little projects you have completed since I was last here.

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    1. Thanks Julie! I've been trying very hard to actually finish things this year.

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  8. What wonderful gifts for your niece and nephews. They are beautiful. And the butterfly for your neighbor is perfect.

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  9. Amazing gifts! I'm loving National Parks piece. Great stitching! :D

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    1. Thank you Sarah! I am really enjoying the National Parks piece...
      ...really looking forward to the next clue.

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