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2018 Stitching Goals

  • Posted on January 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm

Permanent link to goal tracking page: http://www.jennamagee.com/weblog/?page_id=3081

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This year’s goal is to stitch from stash, with minimal outlay for new designs and DMC that needs to be replenished, with the exception of Just Nan releases. That’s one vice I can’t give up. And any Mirabilia/Nora Corbett designs that may be discontinued that I don’t already have. Otherwise, I want to avoid buying fabric, specialty fibers and embellishments, where possible.

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Mele Kalikimaka by Monsterbubbles — Complete stitching. (This is small, but over one and tedious. I need the incentive to finish.)

Water Wonderland by Joan Elliott — Make significant progress on, if not complete, stitching. (This gift is so long overdue that I’m sure the recipient has completely forgotten about it.)

Leilani the Hula Dancer by Nora Corbett — Complete stitching

Bonsai and Buddha by Dimensions — Make significant progress on stitching. (I like this piece and would like to rescue it from my long-standing WIP pile.)

Fairy Moon by Mirabilia — Make some progress on stitching. (Another long-standing WIP.)

Teresa Wentzler – Sun Dragon (Turquoise) — Send to Jill Rensel, along with his purple brother, for framing (provided I can afford it)

Complete stitching on at least 8 Just Nan designs in my stash. This should help me to work through my extensive Just Nan stash.
– Just Nan – Over the Top – Grow Pincushion (Side 1)?
– Just Nan – Over the Top – Grow Pincushion (Side 2)?
** Three projects already completed. **

Knock out some other WIPs, if possible.
– Daydreams Petite in Glass – Crystal Creation?
– Textile Heritage Collection – Fuchsias Scissor Keep?
– Hermanson Hardanger – Russian Inspired Ornament #2?

Recap: Stitching Goals for 2017

  • Posted on January 16, 2018 at 12:41 pm

I rediscovered my love of all things hardanger this past year, completing a grand total of 22 hardanger pieces! I can hardly believe that number myself! This really helped to kick my stitching mojo back into high gear. I didn’t manage to finish any large pieces, but I did complete plenty of smalls and finished several long-standing WIP pieces, as well. I foresee this trend of small project stitching and completion continuing through 2018.

My total for 2017 is 39 finishes! I think this might actually be a record for me.

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Joan Elliott – Water Wonderland — Make significant progress on stitching
** Failed. Didn’t touch it **

Lizzie-Kate – Dog Lessons for People — Make significant progress on stitching
** Failed. Didn’t touch it **

Nordic Needle – Flower Garden — Complete stitching
** Stitching completed on May 1, 2017 **

Teresa Wentzler – Sun Dragon (Turquoise) — Restart and make significant progress on stitching
** Stitching completed on September 5, 2017 **

Teresa Wentzler – Sun Dragon (Turquoise) — Send to Jill Rensel, along with his purple brother, for framing in 2018?
** Forwarded to 2018 goals **

Nora Corbett – Leilani the Hula Dancer — New start in July; complete stitching
** Failed. Made significant progress on stitching, but did not complete **

Complete stitching on at least 2 Just Nan designs in my stash. This includes new starts as needed to work through my Just Nan stash.
** Five Just Nan pieces completed **

As many hardanger pieces as I feel like.
** Twenty-two hardanger pieces completed **

Knock out some other WIPs, if possible.
** Seven additional WIPs completed **


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