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Sunday, 15 July 2012

Sunday Stash Week 29, 2012 and Stitchery report



I'm joining in with a fairly new linky party hosted by Kathy. This is the 4th week, and it shows what different hand projects we are working on. So I thought this would be a good opportunity to show the progress week by week on the Christmas stockings I'm doing for our adult children. While we were away in Algonquin a week ago, I finished up Rebecca's manger scene stocking.

And then there was still time to get a start on Noel's Santa's Workshop stocking. This one is going to be really challenging. It has a lot of 3 dimensional toys on it, which should be a lot of fun to do. I love the way the window looks. Having the linky party each week will give me incentive to work on them, beyond the fact that I want to get all 4 of them done by Christmas. However, when I get to Laurie's, I won't be able to show pictures of it, because she reads my blog, and I don't want to ruin the surprise of it.

I have some good stash numbers this week. I finished up a quilt top on my Friday afternoon and night sew-in, so I can count those numbers now. I usually count as I cut, but I forgot to write the numbers down as I was cutting this time, so it is a finished quilt to report this week. I'll put up pictures of it tomorrow.


Used this week:                               6.3 yards
Used this year:                              57.7 yards
Purchased this week:                         0 yards
Purchased this year:                  109.25 yards
Balance:                                   51.55 more  yards in than out.

I'm happy that the used numbers are starting to go up. It gives a good feeling of getting something accomplished. I'm linking up to Judy's Stash report at Patchwork Times.

On a sadder note, Scott's brother is back in hospital with a pretty severe case of pneumonia, and he doesn't have a lot of strength left with which to fight it. So, we are waiting to see what happens there, knowing that it is all in God's hands.

5 comments:

  1. The stockings are really cute - you are making really good progress on them.

    Sad to hear that your BIL is not doing too well. Hopefully, he has enough strength to recover.

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  2. Adorable stockings...true heirlooms in the making!
    Thanks for linking up!
    Hope your BIL recovers from the pneumonia...my brother had it in March/April and is still not back on his feet...it's a long recovery.

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  3. Cathy!!!I was so excited to see your stockings!!! What a nice surprise on my rainy day. Maybe I'll invade Kathy's Linkup. I've been working on some ornaments. I can get a stocking done in about a month but for some reason those little ornaments take several months.

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  4. Your stockings are just adorable! I am enjoying Kathy's new linky party too :*)

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  5. Pretty stockings! Love, love these!!! :)

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