Thursday, September 15, 2016

September Gifted Gorgeousness and WIPocalypse Update

It's time for a Gifted Gorgeousness Update and since the full moon is nigh, it's also time for another WIPocalypse update.  Gifted Gorgeousness projects are projects that were made to be given as a gift -or- in some way or part received as a gift.  WIPocalypse projects are all of the projects that I have in progress and hope to have completed before the end of the world.

My first GG project (shown above) is a card I stitched for my Mom.  I selected a freebie frog and added "Hoppy Birthday" and "Mom" to the design to make the card.

Falling under both categories GG and WIP, I stitched on my Winter Sampler by Sandy Orton.
I finally, finally, finally finished the back stitching on the skate boot and flowers! I think it turned out lovely, but it sure took a long time.  I also put in stitches here and there as I branched out from the top right corner.

I also worked on my Autumn Sampler by Sandy Orton.  I finished the little school house photo and the green guide lines on the note paper.  This one is really coming along.
 I received all 4 of the seasons sampler kits as a Christmas gift a few years ago.

Yet another Sandy Orton sampler I am stitching is "Simple Blessings".  I received the chart in a wonderful book of patterns as a birthday gift.

I also worked on my Rambling Rose miniature sampler.  This was gifted to me in a prize drawing by Jo.  It is stitched on 40 ct gauze , which is transparent and delicate.  You can see the shadow cast behind it from the stitches in the photo.
I hope I can find a suitable tiny frame for it when it is finished.  It may just inspire me to make a tiny room in a tiny house to display it.

The final GG project I stitched on was "Quaker 2011", a freebie by Gazette94
I hope to have this piece completed soon!

The final WIPocalypse project I stitched on was "Ride to Dreamland".  This is an oldie ... I probably started it back around 1993!  It sat in storage for a long time ... and my progress seems to move at a snail's pace.  There is a lot of blending filament that adds lovely sparkle, but it's a "booger-bear" to stitch with.
Whew!  That was quite an update.
Happy Stitching!


  1. Great stitching! I love the quaker pieces

  2. Wow lots of fantastic stitching. Love the frog card, so fun. All your pieces are really beautiful.

  3. So many lovely projects you have going on. And the froggie card is so cute :)

  4. Thanks for taking part in GG this month. I hope your Mum appreciated the frog at her house!
    You've stitched some beautiful pieces this month and the tiny sampler is looking gorgeous. I hope you can find the right setting for it.

  5. Wow! Cheryl, you have such beautiful pieces that you are working on. I cannot wait to see some more progress pics.

  6. Love the sampler kits you are working on. Beautiful projects!

  7. Wow beautiful progress!


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