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Friday 10 November 2023

Suzanne's November Ornament


I'm getting close to the end of my ornaments for 2023 gift giving. I'm following the Christmas Song theme and this month is Run Rudolph Run. I thought this was perfect. From JCS Ornament Preview Issue 2013 by Angel Stitchin. 

I stitched this on 18 count Oatmeal Aida finished as a flat ornament and red twine with snowflakes. 

I hope everyone is stitching happy things!

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Suzanne's October Ornament

 Hello Everyone! I hope you all have been well and enjoying your stitching. I am continuing with the song theme and this month is Santa Baby. I stitched Prairie Schooler Santa from a digital magazine I received as a freebie,, Issue 34, November 2008. 

He's stitched on a scrap piece of light green 14 count Aida with called for DMC threads. He's so cute!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see your stitching soon!


Friday 29 September 2023

I'm Baaaaack....Did you miss me? LOL!!

Oh my goodness, it's been a crazy year.  After becoming a Grandma two years ago things have taken on a whole new rhythm.  I guess I shouldn't call it a's more like going with the flow.  LOL!!  I've been keeping up with stitching the ornaments, but finishing has come in waves.  I'm sorry I haven't been posting...but I'll spare the details and get right to the point.  I've finished all the challenges for Theme Three.  I had been working on 12 Days of Christmas after receiving the Prairie Schooler Santas set, but you know...things got in the way.  I have finished stitching three of them, on 40 count Vintage Country Mocha over one  (I know...crazy...)  but they aren't finished yet...  I'll show them here unfinished, and hopefully will get the rest done before the end of the year.  Wish me luck!  

Here are the rest of Theme Three... I've finished them all for the year, and fully finished them as of last night too!  Woo hoo!  Starting with May...2021 Christmas Snowflake by Gulia Punti stitched on 32 count Summer Skies by Sparklies    

June 2001 Bearly Waiting For Christmas by Black Swan Designs stitched on 32 count beige over one  

July Free Choice 2015 Little Christmas House by La-De-Da stitched on 36 light khaki over two  

August 2013 Traveling With Santa by Imaginating stitched on 32 count white opalescent over one (I know...never again it about drove me crazy!!)  

September 2011 Lantern Santa by Sue Hillis Designs stitched on 32 count twilight over two  

October 2022  Deck the Haul by Saving Graces Fine Needlearts stitched on 14 count plastic canvas  

November Free Choice 2016 Snow in Love by Alice Okon Needleart Designs stitched on 28 count cream over one.  

December 2005 Holly 'N Hardanger by The Sweetheart Tree stitched on 32 count Natural opalescent over two.  

Whew!  Now I'll let you go back to your regular programming...and if I get any more Prairie Schooler Santas finished (from the 12 Days theme) I'll try to remember to post!  Thanks for looking and Happy Stitching (and finishing)! 

Sunday 10 September 2023

Suzanne's September Ornament

 Good Morning! It's a rainy day here but we do need the rain. My ornament this month is following the Christmas Song Theme of Let it Snow. I stitched Fresh Fallen Snow by Little House Needleworks. This is from the JCS 2011.

I can't believe it's we are on the home stretch to Christmas! I hope everyone is doing well. 

Sunday 13 August 2023

Suzanne's August Ornament

 Hi everyone! Only one ornament this month staying with Theme 2 Christmas Songs which is a free choice. I stitched Happy Holidays from Country Cottage Needleworks found in the 2012 JCS Christmas Ornament Issue. I used the DMC substitutes on 18 count Oatmeal Aida.

I have been stitching on my Twelve Days of Christmas but they are too wrinkled to show right now. 😁
I hope everyone is well. See you next month!

Monday 10 July 2023

Suzanne's July Ornaments

Hi everyone! 

I'm continuing with the Christmas Song Theme and July is Frosty the Snowman. First is Peppermint Paul by Helga Mandle Design. I didn't have the beads so I just used large French knots. 

Next is from JCS 2013 Frosty Snowflake from Needle Bling Designs. I'm trying to use up some scraps in my stash so this one would have been better on a smaller count but I'll find a friend who likes large ornaments 😁

I hope everyone is well and taking some time to stitch. 

Sunday 11 June 2023

Suzanne's June Ornament

 Hello Everyone! 

I've got my stitching mojo back and have finished several ornaments but only one that fits a June Theme. I'm working on Theme 2 Christmas Songs - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree. 

This is from JCS 2012, The Stitcherhood, Christmas Morning. Stitched on 18 count Oatmeal Aida with called for DMC threads. I finished it as a flat ornament using crinkle ribbon from DL.ART. The ribbon matched perfectly with the green(I was just lucky). 

I hope you all are well and see you next month.