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Friday, 3 July 2020

June: Free Choice

My Free Choice ornaments for June are a finish for Day 1 of Erica Michaels', The 12 Berries of Christmas and a FFO of Quaker Birds by Little House Needleworks.  



Wednesday, 1 July 2020

June Ornament finished

Well, it is technically July 1, but I DID finish it yesterday......just hadn't ironed it or taken a picture. This is #6 in the CEC 12 Days of Christmas series, a lovely goose sitting on her nest with some colorful eggs. I went and signed myself up for 2 more SAL's, a Maine one ( that's where I live), and I am going to tackle The Jane Fiddes Sampler ( anyone else??).
Nikki

Monday, 22 June 2020

DJ's June Ornaments

Hi Y'all!

It's been pretty busy at DJ's Digs lately, but I think I finally got all my ducks in a row for the month of June.  Here is what I've been stitching.

For Theme one I have 6 Geese a Laying for the 12 days of Christmas...This is from Stoney Creek Magazine.  It is stitched on 28 count over two on white evenweave.


For Theme Three I had free choice, so I chose something from the 2016 JCS Ornament issue.  This is Waiting for Santa by Swallick Stitchery.  I just love those little sheep butts!  LOL!!!  It was stitched on 32 count mocha linen over one.


And that's it for me this month!  I hope you are all staying safe and enjoying your stitching!  Take care...

Sunday, 14 June 2020

May and June Ornaments

This year I have decided to follow the 12 Days of Christmas theme for the year.   I was gifted the charts designed by JBW for Christmas 2019 and started them on Boxing Day for the 12 Days of Stitchmas SAL.


stitched on 40 count White Newcastle Linen


Here are designs from the second booklet with their beads added:


And here are the first six days all together:







Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Suzanne's June Ornaments

Hello Everyone! I hope you all are well. Here in Pennsylvania USA, they are easing restrictions but I'm taking it very slowly. The weather has been, on the most part, very nice and I've been getting out every day. I have one ornament for this month as June is a "free" month I chose Lizzie*Kate's Christmas Love from the JCS 2012 Christmas ornament issue.
I stitched this on 14 count toast aida using the DMC suggested threads. I finished it as a flat ornament using oatmeal twine.

I look forward to seeing everyone's ornaments this moth. Take Care!!

Sunday, 31 May 2020

May : Away in a Manger

 My barely got my May ornament done. This month I went with the Christmas Carols theme. This manger was a quick stitch. 

Online pattern, from crochet border
28ct Green 
DMC Blanc, Krienik #4 Braid 028

Monday, 11 May 2020

Suzanne's May Ornaments

Hello everyone! I hope you all are staying safe and healthy. For this month's theme I chose the Just Cross Stitch Magazine. My first ornament is from the July/August 2011 Sneak Peek issue. It's Blue Ribbon Designs Christmas Cottage. I've stitched this on 18ct oatmeal with DMC conversion threads. I've run out of the checked ribbon I used on the previous ornaments so I went with what was in my stash and used a dark green grosgrain with the same jute rope edging.


My second ornament is from the 2011 Christmas Ornament issue and is Blue Ribbon Designs Frosty in the Firs. This is stitched and finished the same as my first ornament. 
These are a fun stitch and I wish I had every magazine so I could have a complete set of them. I'm looking forward to everyone's stitching this month. Take care!