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Friday, 29 June 2018

June Smalls SAL

The Smalls SAL is hosted by Stitching Lotus

This year I am showing my Just Nan 12 Days of Christmas blocks for the Smalls SAL and also my 30-a-day projects.  All smalls also by Just Nan.  It's a Nan-a-thon year!

Here is Block 6 on the 12 Days of Christmas:

stitched on 32 count Vintage Grain linen

Following on from the excitement of the 31 starts for Maynia, I completed 2 Just Nan smalls this month.

First was Honeysuckle Rose which hasn't got its charm yet:

stitched on 32 count Antique White linen

 Then a nice quick stitch; Dragonfly Summer renamed Butterfly Summer as that was the charm I had:

stitched on 32 count White evenweave


A Just Nan Small finish means a new one is started - Floral Sunshine:

stitched on 32 count Antique White linen

I am hoping to do some scrapbooking this weekend and get some of the older ones mounted and fully finished.  We shall see!



Finally, there will be a Summer Blog Hop this year.  I will be returning to the Postcard theme.


  • Each person emails me a photo of something they have stitched which is suitable as a postcard to a fellow stitcher along with a short message of the kind you write on a postcard. 

  • I will forward the photo to another participant who shows it on their blog.  

  • The photo can be anything Summer themed, beach themed, holiday themed, you get the idea!   

  • It can be a new piece or something from your archives.  

  • The Hop will run over the whole of the Summer with a few cards going out each week.  

  • Final deadline will be the end of August, just in time for Back to School!  

  • If you'd like to take part then leave a comment or send me an email.









17 comments:

  1. Your smalls are so cute. I love the butterfly one and the wreath!


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  2. Block six is so cute! :) Butterfly Summer is so pretty.

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  3. Love all of your stitches Jo. I especially like how you added the butterfly charm and I think the wreath is so pretty.

    I will join your hop. I know I have a summer stitch that can be sent. Hope you are having a lovely weekend. RJ@stitchingfriendsforever

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  4. All are very pretty, but I especially love the honeysuckle rose piece.

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  5. I love that Honeysuckle Rose. You have lots of lovely "smalls".

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  6. What great stitching , your Just Nan project,s are so pretty love the butterfly one.
    Yes I think I have time to join your fun Hop.

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  7. Congrats on the cute finishes and start Jo.

    Linda

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  8. Your butterfly fits perfectly on Dragonfly and suits it so well. Great choice.

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  9. The Just Nan finishes are gorgeous! Glad to see you're continuing with the Smalls SAL postings too; any idea what's caused Heather's absence these last few months? :)

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  10. Another great check in. Beautiful progress. The butterfly charm works perfect on that piece.

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  11. The butterfly piece is so cute. How will you finish it?

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  12. Oh, I do love your two small finishes this month! Great choice for a summer month.

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  13. Such lovely smalls. Have fun scrapbooking x

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  14. So beautiful and thank you for explaining and the solution about the problem with not receiving email when someone left a comment.

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  15. Hooray for JN finishes, and the 6 Geese block(?) is adorable!

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  16. All of your smalls look so dainty and delicate, so lovely!

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