Sunday, 28 October 2018

October WIPocalypse Rotation or OAAT?

WIPocalypse is hosted by Measi's Musings

Each month we have to share the projects we want to complete before the End Of The World.  For me, this will be my "18 in '18".  Many of them are part of SALs so I will be working on them each month.

This month I worked on 4 of my 18 projects:

Lavender & Lace Enchanted Alphabet.  I have finished all the letters now and am adding the embellishments from various other charts.  I started a wrought iron gate at the bottom of the piece.

stitched on 32 count Tiger Lily Murano by Sparklies

Just Nan Haunted Autumn Mouse in a House.  This was my 10-a-Day project (stitching the frames) and it came up several times in the Tiny Decisions app so I got plenty done this month.

stitched on 32 count Antique Ivory linen

Jardin Prive Happy Hallowe'en Night - a finish!  Happy Dance!

stitched on 32 count Cognac linen

Mrs Peggotty Alice & The Flamingo

stitched over 1 on 25 count blue evenweave

Measi always sets us a discussion topic:

October - Do you prefer to stitch on a rotation or one project at a time?

Well, that should be obvious to anyone who follows the blog!  Rotation all the way.  As follows:

Each day - Ten-a-Day project - currently Just Nan's Autumn House, soon to be Winter in the Square
Each day - Hetti's Temperature SAL (see below for latest photo)
Each day - Mrs Peggotty's Alice & the Flamingo - stitched while supervising the Small Boy in the bath

Each month - one part of a Hallowe'en project (Jardin Prive this year)
Each month - one part of a Christmas project (Just Nan's 12 Days of Christmas this year)

Then I choose a project from my "18 in '18" to focus on.  These are the 18 projects I chose at the beginning of the year to stitch and hopefully finish that year.  This month I stitched on four of them.  You can see the full list and progress here.

Temperatures up to 16th October, 2018

stitched over 1 on 22 count hardanger

Finally, the next post you will see here will be the annual Hallowe'en Trick or Treat Blog Hop.  Hope you all enjoy the spooky fun, visit some blogs and leave some encouraging comments!


Beth in IL said...

Nice progress! Love seeing all your different projects.

Katie said...

Beautiful progress and a WONDERFUL finish. Congrats!!

Carol said...

Great finish on the Jardin Prive Halloween piece, Jo! Love it on the Cognac linen :)

OhSewCrafty said...

Excellent progress and wonderful finish, just in time for Halloween. I like how you incorporated an extra color on the Jardin Prive. It's amazing how much you get done on Alice just during bathtime. Good luck with the finishes touches on Enchanted Alphabet, I can't wait to see it in all its glory. You are inspiration to us all, Jo!

Barb said...

Of course, I love that Halloween finish and the alphabet is looking wonderful!!

Julie said...

Perfect timing for a Halloween finish, I loved seeing this on develop.

Mary - Lecoeurceltique said...

I admire your discipline with your rotation. You always have plenty of stitching to show. I've tried rotations but it doesn't work for me.

Bethan said...

Beautiful pieces - and yay to a finish! I still find it amazing that you can have so many pieces on rotation and make such a good dent in each of them; I struggle to dent just one x

Leonore Winterer said...

Great progress and happy dance! I admire you for sticking with your rotation so well. It's very impressive.

rosey175 said...

Congrats on your happy dance! It just kind of occurred to me the that your O looks a bit like Jack Skellington.

I never would've guessed you did a rotation, nooo. I wonder if you could finish a HaED in a few months if you were OAAT?