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March Goals were:
- Finish the third panel in 12 Days – NAH
- Start a Chatelaine – OH YEAH
I barely stitched any on 12 Days – we went into lockdown early (Mase is asthmatic & Grandma was seriously ill, as regular readers know, and then she passed very early on in official lockdown week). I didn’t get a photocopy of the chart prior to going into lockdown, doh, and my head simply didn’t follow the design very well, especially as I have made so many conversions.
Instead I worked on Mermaid of Atlantis as my one-a-day piece. It was much easier as it was a simple random number generator, and I was only filling in the gaps with beads. There’s still a few errors, especially in the last week, but she’s finished.
In April, I intend to be very simple and just work on something every day. I would like a finish on Antique Celtic Sampler (this is very close. I stitched a dog butt yesterday, not often you get to say that!) and maybe some progress on Shakespeare’s Fairies or Nantucket Rose.
Obviously I didn’t get to attend my first Guild meeting but there was work on the Chatelaine. I stopped as I couldn’t focus even with a copy of the chart, but now that my brain is getting back online with work mode (damn internet) I’m sure I will be able to pick that up too.
Have you ever adopted a piece from someone else or gave up a piece to someone else? Which piece and why? I have inherited a few pieces when stitchers’ family members have passed them onto me but not really passed anything along. It’s rare that I will start something and not finish it (quiet over there in the cheap seats please!) but I am seriously considering passing along Mirabillia’s Raven Queen. I am not enjoying her much at all, and she’s been in virtual quarantine for close on a year now, more if you consider that I only pulled her out once I think for Magical Stitches.
Stitch From Stash oh boy, do we have to go there?
|Bernina DMC 80C sale||-52.00|
|Mermaid of Atlantis||40.22|
|Rollover + Budget||$78.28|
|Total Available Budget||-$106.32|
One thought on “March 2020 WIPocalypse”
I have a framed sampler done by my great aunt for my grandfather’s birthday in 1940. We also have a sampler done by my husband’s mother when she was a girl in West Texas, probably about 1925. I have a bit of a sampler from 1840 done by my grandmother’s grandmother which I just inherited. I have yet to have it properly framed to protect it from light.