Friday, December 29, 2017

2017 Smalls SAL- Last one for 2017

Hi everyone,

I am here to post a few smalls I have completed this week for the 2017 Smalls SAL hosted by Heather @ The Stitching Lotus.

Heather is hosting this SAL next year and you can join anytime.  It is really a great motivational tool to get smalls done.

The 1st one I completed was Ho Ho Ho Santa from Prairie Schooler.  It was in the 2014 JCS Ornament issue.  I stitched it on Hand Dyed 18ct Chia Tea Aida by me and misc floss to match my fabric.


The bottom is a little messed up on the white but the stitching looks good so hopefully that overshadows my mistake.

The 2nd finish is called Swirly Hat by SanMan Originals and it was a design on the message board.  Sadly, she has fallen ill and the message board hasn't returned but I still think about her and hope she is doing ok.

This is stitched on some old 18ct Aida.

Lastly, I FFO'd both houses as gifts for in sister-in-laws.  I hope they like it.


The only difference is the first one has more grass and then I decided why do I need to stitch all of this grass?  So I recharted it and think it looks ok.

Well that is all for me.  I have been sick so haven't wanted to stitch anything big and with my sons and husband home until Wednesday, Jan, 3rd I know I won't get a lot of stitching done.

I hope you have a fun New Years and have loads of time to stitch.

Mary







6 comments:

  1. Cute Smalls and nice finishing! Happy Holidays!

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  2. Great stitching. Love them all, especially the houses.

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  3. Love your smalls Mary. The second one is so cute and one I hadn't seen before. I always love PS Santas. Great job. Happy New Year. RJ@stitchingfriendsforever

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  4. Both your smalls are super. I love the PS one and need to add it to my list for 2018. The framed houses look great. Happy New Year!

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  5. That is one Jolly Santa and that swirly hat stitch is so cute! I bet it felt great to have the houses done AND framed. I think framing is a special accomplishment all on its own haha.

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  6. Such lovely smalls! Hope you are feeling better, and Happy New Year x

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