Sunday, March 3, 2019

IT'S SUNDAY--

and time to do some 'reporting'
Today's report is being brought to you--
by a chicken--
wanted  you to see Yesterday's Inchy--
and the model for it--
I love this chicken pin cushion--
and it was a gift--a couple years or more back--thanks!!!!
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First up is some finishes--
this was finished on Feb 27th--
I had started these back in 2010 I believe--
would now like to get some more in the series--
but--they are proving hard to find!!!

And this morning I finished up the
Crabapple Hill Studios--embroidery for the month of February-sal--
and yes mine is a little different here and there than Meg's the authors is--
I added a antique heart button to the polka dot square--
and for the 2 fabric squares--I ended up using wool pieces--
and then I got the idea to add some tiny charms on top of the wool pieces--
and I will frame this--someday when I get moved back to !!
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I also thought I would show you how I design my Inchies--
First this notebook is with my morning Devotional book and calendar-

and it is always turned to the next page--
so that while I am also eating breakfast --
I can 'doodle' the day before's design!!!
Then I stitch the design on to a hexie--

and then it gets entried into this notebook




Where I do

a rough draft of the drawing--
and then a some journaling about my day--!

Now for--
I will be working on this embroidery in a bit--
while watching today's Nascar's race--

And for this one--
I am doing well --that is so far--
this past week I stitched 7  out of 7 days--
and a total of 15.5 hours--
and for the month of February I did 28 out of 28 days--
for a total of 63 hours--
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And now for a bit of 'funny'--
remember when I had to go buy--
a card reader for the computer to download my photos-
wellllllll--
about 2 weeks ago--
I am informed by my computer that there is an issue with it--
I finally decided to try the one on the computer-
and guess what --it is now working--
go figure???????????????
I really don't care as long as one of them works so I can download
photos!!!

Have fun day--
luv, di

12 comments:

  1. That's a well organised PLaN. Thanks for sharing.
    Lots of work on lots of projects...so well done. xox

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  2. How neat that you doodle and journal and then stitch! Sounds like a whole lot of fun!

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  3. I love your doodle journal it's such a great size to have on hand. Your inchies are so sweet and love the start of your new piece.

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  4. Your doodle journal is such a good idea; I wondered how you came up with them and how much time you put into the design side of it. Your finishes are gorgeous, both will look beautiful framed.

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  5. What a great way to do your hexie designs...
    Well done on the finishes and I look forward to seeing them framed...

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  6. So many cute needlework projects! Your Crabapple Hill embroidery sampler turned out gorgeous, the cross stitch is looking lovely!

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  7. You have been very busy and it is all very pretty!!! Congrats on all of your finishes!!
    L,A-

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  8. You have some pretty makes on the go. I love the Crabapple Hill embroidery. It is overspilling with sweet detail and pretty colour.

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  9. Love your Crabapple Hill stitchery, that turned out beautifully. Congrats on finding time to stitch every day in February, it shows in all the progress you've been posting.

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  10. Your Feb sew-along is so pretty! You really did an excellent job. I love that you do a couple your own way. That's the way it should be. Love your chicken pin cushion AND hexie. Too adorable. And thanks for sharing how you do your hexie ideas - interesting to see how others work.

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  11. Love your design process Di! thanks for sharing :) xx

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  12. I am in total agreement with all the other ladies...your projects are beautiful!

    Hope you're doing okay, as we haven't seen any updates since this one. HUGS!

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