Friday, February 22, 2019

February Smalls 2019 Check-in

Hi Y'all,

Good afternoon y'all,

I cannot believe it is the end of the month.  Time for another check-in for the Smalls SAL hosted by Mary at Mary's Threads.

I don't have many smalls this month but that is ok.  I have been working on quite a few larger projects that I will update you on next week.

The first finish is February cupcake from the series A Year In Cupcakes by Durene Jones on Etsy.
I should have this ffo'd for the FFO SAL in a few weeks.

I used the called for colors on some 28ct Monaco fabric.  I just think it is so cute.

This next one I finished late last night.  I need to get a smaller needle to sew some beads for his eyes.  Again, I should have this completely ffo'd by the FFO SAL check in.

This is called Angel Kiss by The Cricket Collection.  It was in the 2008 JCS ornament issue.  I also did this for the Christmas Ornament SAL.  I used Hobby Lobby silver metallic thread.  It wasn't as brutal as I thought when I figured it all out.  I started using 2 strands but was bulky and shredding.  I started over using 1 strand and small lengths and it was more manageable.  I stitched it on 32ct white Lugana and called for DMC threads.

Lastly, I am not sure if it fits the criteria, however, it does come in parts that are released every 2 weeks.  I am dragging my heals with part 4, but it will get done by the end of next week.

Here is part 3 of Mimi's SAL.

With my old eyes, I mistook the symbol for the numbers 1 and 2, and I will eventually have to pull them out and use the darker thread like the number 3 but I will worry about that later.  I still love it; just a little upset at myself for the mistake.  Oh well, I found putting it on my phone and enlarging the pattern helps to read the symbols.

Anyway,  I just want to thank everyone for taking the time to visit my blog and to comment.  It makes my day.

Have a great weekend!
Mary

9 comments:

  1. The hearts cupcake is SO cute, as is the Angel Kiss (funny!!) Mimi's SAL is a beautiful piece too! Thanks for joining the SAL!

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  2. Lovely Smalls, Mary. I could do with a cupcake like that right now! Good job you noticed the colour error on the big SAL before stitching too much! :)

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  3. Nice February finishes. I really like the Mimi's SAL piece.

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  4. The February cupcake is just adorable as is the kiss ornament. The SAL piece is so pretty. I've had my share of reading symbols wrong!

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  5. Your cupcake is so precious! And the kiss ornament is so cute. Your SAL piece is so nice too. RJ@stitchingfriendsforever

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  6. Your Valentine Cupcake is adorable!! I love your SAL, it's coming along nicely. Looking forward to seeing your big projects!

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  7. Cute cupcake Mary with all those hearts.

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