Friday, July 31, 2015

WIPocalypse Update : July (part 2)

Time for another WIPocalypse update.  First, I have a small finish (yay!):  Cross Stitch Sampler by Marika Bel (freebie)

I worked on several projects this month!  Here they are:
I finished the maple leaf on my Autumn Sampler.
I made more progress on Multi-Coloured Alphabet by Gail Lawther.
I am moving right along on Good Morning by R. Lanser.
I finally picked up the sadly neglected American sampler by Sandra Sullivan, which I started as one of my DUCJC 2015 projects - and hadn't touched since January.

And last, but not least:
I completed several rows on my American Eagle hooked rug.
   
I am happy to be making progress - but I currently have 54 WIPs (what?!?), so I had better get stitching!  

I almost forgot - this month's topic: 
It’s a blue moon today. Show us your favourite WIP that features a lot of blue!

It has to be Sandy Orton's Winter Sampler. 
Happy Stitching!
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add-on: Oops!  somehow I posted on the wrong monthly topic ... (hee-hee) 

this month's actual topic:
What makes you pick up a long-abandoned UFO rather than beginning a new piece?

guilt!  no, really I just pick up whichever project strikes my fancy at the moment.  If I have just a little stitching time, I will grab whichever project is closest.   If I am up to a challenge and have an hour or two, I will pick something complex.

OK.  Now, I think I have finished my post. 
 

10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous projects..I didnt take part in the WIPocalypse this year: I will wish I had now, I too have so many things to finish xx You may have inspired me to pick them up!

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  2. Nice stitching on autumn and as I'm a great fan of your multi-coloured alphabet, I'm always happy to see it growing (twice in a month). xxx

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  3. Congratulations on your finish...this is so pretty...

    I love all of your WIP's...they are going to be so pretty and they are so very colorful as well.

    I love your Latch Hook WIP - I use to do Latch Hook long time ago but I got away from doing that for some reason.

    Have a Beautiful Day

    Happy Stitching
    Linda K

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  4. Such a sweet finish, Congrats! You've made some lovely progress on your other pieces ")

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  5. Love your cute finish and Autumn's looking great! Good luck for more progress next month!

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  6. Great projects. Thanks for the link to your alphabet finish. I just printed it out. Your projects are great, but 54!? My mind would not settle down if I had that many WIPs. Wow. Love the hooked rug. It has been a long time since I worked on one of those. I really enjoyed them. Uh-oh, I see another WIP coming.

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  7. Enjoyed your post. Really like the fall sampler!!!!

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  8. Lovely things you've worked on.

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  9. Lovely WIPs that you were stitching on. YOu have a great number of WIPs, wow. I don't have as many as you do but I love every single one of them because I love to have a variety of choices when I change projects.

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