Thursday, 31 December 2020

December Pie and Stitch from Stash

 It's Old Year's Night and time for a look back at the past 366 days of stitching.

First of all, here is the Pie for December:

For this year's 12 Days of Stitchmas I am stitching the Stoney Creek designs from 2019.  Here are Days 1 to 6, all stitched on 32 count Lime Green evenweave:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

In my WIPocalypse post I showed you my 15 finishes from my "20 in '20" list and now here are the rest of my finishes for the year:

The collage program I am currently using only allows 25 photos, so here are the two that didn't fit in:

Let's have a look at the Annual Pie Chart now:

The top four individual projects were:

The Discworld Mappe - 111 days
Alice in Wonderland SAL - 36 days
Chatelaine Gardens of London - 34 days
Hands on Design Scary Apothecary - 27 days

I also stitched on a number of Just Nan projects, totalling 54 days when I only stitched those projects.  More often they were part of a daily stitch project.

I came into the year with 15 WIPs and started 43 projects over the course of the year of which 7 are still WIPs.  I also completed 3 projects started prior to 2018.  My current WIPs are:

Prior 20178

So the total went up but a few of those 7 will be complete very soon.  It's just life got in the way this month!  I do have some very large starts planned for next year too.

How did the spending go last month?  My magazine subscription came out and I bought a charity chart.

Charity chart
CS sub

I also tallied up the spend for the whole year:


That figure is about the same as last year.  Once again, I spent more on charts and less on fabric and threads.  Magazines is down because I couldn't renew JCS.  The money spent on charts was nearly all Christmas and Birthday money so that's OK too.


Have a very Happy Old Year's Night

and a very Peaceful New Year's Day


Rachel said...

What a great year again! Finishing the Discworld Mappe must stand out as your greatest achievement, but that should not overshadow all the other smaller finishes during the year, or progress made on other projects. Looking forward to seeing what you have in store for 2021. :)

Mary - Lecoeurceltique said...

A terrific selection of finishes, JO.
Wishing you a Happy and Healthy 2021.

diamondc said...

Jo: Happy New Year, you have had a most productive year I am a bit on the jealous side, it was a slow year for me.
You are very dedicated to getting things done, maybe a pie chart would help me get things done.


Bethan said...

Lots of amazing finishes Jo - I just don't know how you do it! Happy New Year to you and your family

Julie said...

Warmest wishes from our home to yours for 2021.
You completed a lot of lovely things last year, well done Jo

Katie said...

Fantastic year of stitching. I've enjoyed cheering you along and I will gladly cheer you along in 2021!

Leonore Winterer said...

Great breakdown of you stitching, and look at these new starts! Your 12 days of Christmas stitching always is a fun time to follow.
I almost forgot how much you worked on the Diskworld last year, it early 2020 seems like such a long time ago. So the reminder was great :)

Astrids dragon said...

It looks like you had a great year of stitching in 2020, at least something went right! Cheers to plenty of stitching time in 2021.