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Friday, 30 June 2017

June Smalls SAL

Stitching Lotus Ornament SAL

The Smalls SAL is hosted by Stitching Lotus


This year I will be showing my Hallowe'en and Christmas SAL partworks and any other Smalls I may stitch.

Happy Hallowe'en by Imaginating gained a green frog and a green lizard for Something Green:


Witches by Oberlin Sampler became Itches:


A Goose was a-laying in Joan Elliott's 12 Days of Christmas:


And I completed, not one, but TWO Just Nan ornies.  Here are Christmas Hearts and Victorian Rose:

  Just Nan Victorian Rose

Here's where I am on Day 13 of the next Just Nan, Royal Blossoms:


And Day 181 of Spring in the Square, also by Just Nan:



I also made a card for a friend's wedding, the design is by Stitchrovia:


I also made some "small" progress on each of my WIPs and UFOs for The Longest Day Marathon:


That would actually make a good competition - spot the design!

Over to Pie; this month my focus piece was the Discworld Mappe with ten days of stitching.  It would have been a full fortnight but I fitted in my marathon and the wedding card.


Spending-wise, it's been a good month for Stitch from Stash.  

June
CS Sub £8.72
Crazy sub £3.00
John Lewis £20.00
Total £31.72

But magazine subscriptions are exempt and I used gift vouchers to buy the fabric so a zero SFS spend.  The first part of SFS has finished now and I have plenty of credit which is nice.  In "real" temrs I have spent £ 116.80 over six months which is just under £20 a month.  That does include gift money and magazine subscriptions.

Finally, we have a new Blogger of the Week, so don't forget to pop over and leave a comment.  This is our 19th Blogger of the Week and once we reach the half year mark (26) I will be doing a giveaway which will involve you having paid attention to the 26 featured bloggers.  You have been warned!




13 comments:

  1. Congrats on all of the great finishes and nice progress on the others.

    Linda

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  2. Hi JO: Oh my so many lovely things to see, I am a lover of Christmas and Halloween, I am in need of getting started on my Christmas stitching.
    The Just Nan ornaments are beautiful, and one has beaded hanger oh yeah, I love beads, I love using beads on my stitching.

    Happy Fourth
    Catherine

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  3. The Just Nan ornaments are so pretty. I could imagine a small tree with only the kind of pretty ornaments on it. x

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  4. As always wonderful stitching. I love all your projects. I cannot believe how organized you are. If I had half your organization at work I would be unstoppable!

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  5. Lots of project progress. The JN ornaments are lovely.

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  6. Lot of pretty works, the goose is really nice, I love the colors, it gives a great looking. Love the French way you chose for showing your Just Nan ornies. ? They are the highlights of your exhibition we translate by "le clou de l'exposition" "the nail of the exhibition" (= to fix attention) ! Hugs

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  7. That's a lot of smalls stitching in June.
    Haha, a new competition - spot the design. That would be a great idea.

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  8. That's a lot of lovely smalls this month! I'm in love with all those cute Just Nan ornies.

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  9. So much eye candy! Love all the smalls. It's always so much fun to visit your blog.

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  10. Beautiful finishes!! All your small projects are lovely and that's great that you could progress on the longest day SAL pieces too.

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  11. A great month's stitching! I really like the Just Nan ornaments and admire your patience in finishing them!

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  12. A very triumphant month of stitching Jo! I love the collage of all your wips. That looks awesome.
    xo Alicia

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  13. Ooohh, beautiful smalls stitching! I love Christmas Hearts and Victorian Rose. So pretty! :D

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