Sunday, January 24, 2016

gifted gorgeousness...a little ( or a lot!) late

Last year, I signed up to participate in Jo's Gifted Gorgeousness SAL. But, like so many other things last year, I didn't keep up very well. So I decided to sign up again this year. I know...I'm already late for my first post, but hopefully that will get better! Since the regular posting date is the 15th of the month, I will post my progress as of then.

The first piece is the same one I was working on last year...Quaker Seasons - Autumn from By Gone Stitches. The pattern was a Secret Santa gift from Gillie in 2014. This is was my progress then, but I have stitched more on it, so next month I will hopefully have a finish!


This second piece is from Blackbird Designs. I belong to a Blackbird Designs Fans Facebook group, and since so many of their designs have gone out of print and go for huge sums on Ebay, etc, a lending library of sorts has been started. This is a design I was fortunate enough to be able to borrow
(so that's a gift, right? even though it will be returned and re-gifted!) It is called Moon Garden.


So, that is it for January! Now let's see if my addled brain will get this post to the proper place!

Hope everyone is  having a great stitchy month!

lynda

11 comments:

  1. Two very pretty works in progress!

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  2. Great first GG check in for the year!

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  3. Lynda, you have made good progress on both!

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  4. Great progress. I love moon garden!

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  5. Great projects you are working on. Goodluck.

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  6. What pretty patterns and lovely stitching.
    xxx

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  7. Don't worry, my GG post has been posted only this morning.
    Great progress on both your pieces. I love the idea with the lending library for OOP charts.

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  8. Thanks for taking part in GG this January! For some reason I didn't visit all the blogs when they linked in. So I'm catching up now!
    Love the Quaker design so much, the colours are lovely.
    The Blackbird Designs library is such a good idea too. Much better than the charts just living in a cupboard somewhere!

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