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Saturday, 16 March 2019

Serendipitous Jo's March Ornament

This year I am stitching the ornaments from the older issues of Just Cross Stitch.  I chose my 12 and started them all for the 12 Days of Stitchmas 2018.

For March I chose The Sweetheart Tree's Noel Christmas Bellpull from the 2007 issue.  Here's my start from the 3rd Day of Stitchmas:


Here is the finished design:

stitched on 32 count linen

I used the DMC conversion in the magazine and changed the beads to ones I had in my stash:


I also had to rechart the year using other Sweetheart Tree ornaments to get the right numerals.


Here is February's design fully finished for my scrapbook:

Poinsettia by Ink Circles






Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Faith's March Ornament

Hi Stitchers! 

I finished my March section of my Christmas banner! 

Jingles
Noel
Chart Three of Twelve
Designer - Lizzie*Kate

and here is how it looks with
all three sections together.

I love stitching this piece since it goes
pretty quickly and they are fun designs!

Thanks for looking and for
the comments on my last post!

See you in April!

Monday, 11 March 2019

Suzanne's March Ornament

Hello Everyone!

I'm posting my March Christmas ornament keeping with my Just Cross Stitch Magazine theme. This is Joy by Lizzie*Kate from the 2007 Christmas Ornament issue.


I used an oval die cut, pom-pom ribbon from my stash. The back is a simple oval from red stiffened felt.

Can't wait to see everyone's stitching this month.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Honeybee's March Finish


Here's my March choice from the 2007 JCS Ornament issue. It's stitched on mystery 28 ct. pink even weave with GAST Rose Garden and Gold Leaf, and CC Weeping Willow. The beads are Mill Hill 2012.

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Just in time!

It's been a month here at DJ's Digs...but I was able to finish my last ornament yesterday....one day before the end of the month.  Whew *wiping brow*!

So...for the first theme, I stitched Two Turtle Doves from a Better Homes and Gardens Publication that was first published in Cross Stitch and Country Crafts from the March issue 1989.  This was stitched on 28 ct. linen over one.


The second theme was Holly Jolly Christmas and I found this adorable pattern "Be Jolly" by Angel Stitcin' from the JCS ornament issue 2013.  I also stitched this on 28 ct. over one on gold sparkly fabric.

The third theme was an ornament stitched from the JCS ornament issue of 2008.  I chose this yellow house by the Victoria Sampler.  It was stitched on golden harvest linen 32 count over 2.  Hopefully I can finish this up soon, I think it's adorable!!


For good measure, I also stitched an ornament from the 2018 JCS ornament issue City Sidewalks by Glendon Place.


Off to find patterns for the different themes in March!  It's fun watching all your projects...and when life in the fast lane slows down, I'll try to come back and post comments.  I'm hoping I can keep up with this challenge.  Wish me luck!

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Blue Christmas

I'm late, but here is my Blue Christmas!

He has said: "My favorite Christmas song." And I love him!


Frosty The Snowman, Emma


Saturday, 23 February 2019

Serendipitous Jo's February Ornament

This year I am stitching the ornaments from the older issues of Just Cross Stitch.  I chose my 12 and started them all for the 12 Days of Stitchmas 2018.

For February I chose Ink Circles' Poinsettia from the 2008 issue.  Here's my start from the 2nd Day of Stitchmas:


Here is the finished piece:

stitched over 1 on 28 count green evenweave

Here is January's design all fully-finished for my scrapbook:

Rosewood Manor Festive Quaker Tree