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Thursday, 21 June 2018

Summer is finally here!!

The calendar says Summer is finally here.  I know it is summer because the weather has been very hot, sunny and beautiful.  My favourite time of the year.

I haven’t been stitching lately, too much to do in the garden.  I have some perennials, but I also like to plant annuals by seed.  I don’t always have luck, but it is more satisfying when it does grow.  Every year I buy a few annuals and perennials from the garden centre as well.  I also try to buy some kind of gnome or garden art every summer.  This year I found several things.  Here is one of my garden gnomes at the beach. I’ll add more photos throughout the summer of my garden and decorative things.


I did finish stitching a Christmas ornament last weekend.  I still need to assemble it, but that is for another time.


Happy Stitching!! 
Ann

Thursday, 1 February 2018

February Goals

I never got around to writing down my goals for January and for the rest of 2018.  We’ll see how much stitching I get done this year.

February Goals
Finish stitching Just Nan’s Spring Mouse in a House
Start stitching Just Nan’s Spring Mouse that lives in the house.

2018 Stitching Goals
Just Nan Limited Edition Ornaments
  • Gingerbread Reindeer Mouse
  • Witchy Mouse
  • Witchy Sister Mouse
  • Santa Claus Mouse
  • Mrs. Claus Mouse
Not sure if I’ll have time to stitch the houses for the following items
  • Summer Mouse 
  • Autumn Mouse
  • Christmas Mouse
  • Frosty Mouse
Christmas Ornaments 
  • Co-Workers
  • Friends
  • Family


Monday, 29 January 2018

Spring Mouse in a House - update #9

I stitched a little while yesterday on the inside floor (rug).  Here is my progress photo from yesterday.


Sunday, 21 January 2018

Spring Mouse in a House - update #8

I stitched last weekend but forgot to post a photo.  This is the progress photo from last weekend before I started stitching today.  I will post an update tonight or tomorrow.


Sunday, 7 January 2018

Spring Mouse in a House - update #7

I started and finished the outside floor of the house.  Here is a photo of outside floor.

I also started the inside floor (rug) of the house.


Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Spring Mouse in a House - update #6

I finished the fourth wall of the Spring Mouse in a House.  I still have the 2 floor pieces (inside and outside), plus the mouse.  Haven’t decided whether to do the inside floor or the outside floor next.  Here is a photo showing all four walls completed.


Monday, 1 January 2018

Spring Mouse in a House - Update #5

Happy New Year 2018!!  I started Spring Mouse in a House in 2017, but didn’t do much stitching throughout the year.  I hope to find more time to stitch this year.  Here is my progress from today, I had the purple triangle shape and the green line at the bottom and the green on the two sides.  Everything else was completed today.