Friday, 29 December 2017

2017 draws to a close

Well 2017 has certainly been an eventful year - here's a collage of my stitching, I was surprised at how many finishes I had.


I've two more gift photos to share - Postie arrived with two Christmas parcels from my friends overseas, a lovely surprise that extended our festivities - thank you.

Beautiful broach from Deb
Two gorgeous coasters from Cathy
I've just finished my final ornament for 2017 - it's my orts ornie. Every year I save my orts in a bon bon jar my MIL bought me many years ago - then between Christmas and New Year I stitch a final ornament and stuff it with my orts. This year I used a lovely DMC varigated thread I received from Gill for Christmas.

2017 orts
Used as my stuffing 
My 2017 Orts Ornie
Wishing all my stitching friends a very Happy New Year - let those needles fly in 2018 

7 comments:

  1. Lots of finishes there Clare happy New year x

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  2. A photo like this makes you realise how much you've stitched during the year. You must be satisfied with your work. Happy stitching in 2018.

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  3. Lovely collage of stitching, it makes you realise how much you have done this year, as Mary just said!
    The post does seem to be slow this year. I received two gifts after Christmas that were posted in plenty of time.

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  4. Lovely collage Clare
    Wishing you a very happy new year

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  5. Happy New Year Clare! Your collage looks lovely, you've had a very successful stitching year even if partly due to enforced rest. Here's hoping for better luck in 2018!

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  6. Lovely collage of your finishes.
    Wishing you and the family a year filled with lovely happy and exciting times ahead. xx

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  7. That's a nice collage. You finished a lot in 2017. May 2018 also be a great stitchy year for you!

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