Saturday, 26 April 2014

Stitch from Stash April

I haven't stitched quite so much this month - I have been a little unwell and missed a while but I am much better now and my needle is once again stitching !!

My spend this month is again ZERO - I am really enjoying the challenge of using all my bits and bobs.

Charts
  • The Drawn Thread September - previously purchased
  • Monthly challenge - free chart from Mausimom
  • Gift - The Drawn Thread forget me not scissor keep (for Gill) free chart
  • Santa's House (already purchased)
  • Easter Egg - design from cross stitch book '2001 cross stich designs'
  • Easter Rabbit for card - chart in old magazine
Fabric
  • 28 count ecru
  • 28 count cream
  • perforated paper

Thread
  • DMC colours as required for charts
  • Variegated DMC 69
 
Finishing
  • Green ribbon
  • Card
  • Felt red and cream
  • Sewing backing fabric
  • Cream cording
 
Additions to Stash 

Little House Needleworks Sheep Virtue series - gifted by my very generous friend Barb
    • Patience
    • Wisdom
    • Simplicity
    • Kindness
    • Friendship
    • Joyfulness
    • Gratitude

    Here are my finishes for April:

    Easter card and Egg ornament for Alison
    Needlecraft Haven Easter Exchange
    The Drawn Thread Forget Me Not scissor keep for Gill
    the scissor were also in my stash
    My own design - a thank you for Barb for the charts
    Barb looks after The Parlour at Needlecraft Haven

    I have finished the stitching on my UFO
    Angel Blessings - 2012 Round Robin
    I started September - The Drawn Thread
    A little more on Santa's House
    I have also completed the April Monthly Challenge - Needlecraft Haven - but I can't share the photo just yet, that will be in my next blog.

    Looking at the photos I still did a fair bit of stitching - hopefully a fair bit more in May.

        9 comments:

        Brigitte said...

        Like you I am enjoying this challenge very much. So much fun to choose from what is in my stash. You have some very lovely stitches this month.

        DUSTY said...

        You are doing great Clare !!

        Christine said...

        Glad to hear you're feeling better Clare. Well done on the zero spend, and great stitching

        Kerryp77 said...

        Well done Clare, I've been hopeless with it and it's quite a revelation how much I really do spend

        Julie said...

        Well done on the zero spend again, lots of lovely projects you've worked on and so lovely to see the Angels all finished. I loved stitching on that one.

        Lecoeurceltique said...

        Glad you are feeling much better. Some lovely stitching.

        Bev C said...

        Hello Clare,

        This seems a great challenge, makes you think about what you have too which is a good thing. Such pretty finishes for you this month.

        Happy days.
        Bev.

        Kay said...

        Good for you. xx

        KimM said...

        WOW! Gorgeous, absolutely GORGEOUS! You've been a busy girl!!!