Saturday, December 30, 2023

Chookshed Stitchers 2024 Challenge part 2

 




I asked DH what he thinks about his wife being unruly and chose 13 projects because she can not limit herself to 10 - and he said Go For It - you look happy, he said. Long time since you made big plans, he said. Reach for the moon, he said.  I know why I still love him a lot after all these years💖

Well - even with all that love and support, I have decided to stick with the 10 projects for now!
When I have done all the deadline projects, I can add some more 😍


#6 A stitchery from Bareroots that I have had on my mind and the pattern has been on my desk since I visited Minnesota 5 years ago. Now is a good time to do it!





#7 A stitchery I just finished - an Advent SAL from em-bea-roidery on Instagram
It was so fun to do - it deserves to not be put away before properly done into something useful. 
I can not just hang it as it is, in an embroidery hoop. I have a plan!





#8 One of my first every stitcheries, from before stitchery was a thing in Norway. I bought it on Ebay. It was so exciting to wait for the mailman bringing it here from across the big pond. I can not remember if it was shipped from USA or Australia. The designer is Bronwyn Hayes from Australia. It was also supposed to be finished in 2023, before Christmas. 




#9 Another stitchery from Bronwyn Hayes, back in the days; also bought on Ebay.
I have already picked fabrics for making a pouch.Tumbler pattern I think. It was meant to go with me to USA this autumn. The best laid plans and all that......





#10 Hand quilting with Aurifil 12 wt and big stitches




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The fun can begin - I am so ready!

Hanne

6 comments:

  1. You didn't list your hexie project! You so inspired me in November, I've started hand stitching a hexie quilt also. I hope you make a lot of progress on your list, happy stitching!

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  2. It was good to see you yesterday Hanne. Glad you re joining us for the challenge & look forward to seeing your progress on your chosen projects.

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  3. It was lovely to see you on Zoom. Two posts about the challenge, you really are excited about it. I hope you have fun and make lots of progress.

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  4. Your embroidery "stitchery" is gorgeous!!! How many strands do you use?

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  5. It's great to see what you have planned to do this year- I wish you luck in working on them! (I've just looked up em-bea-roidery - she does some very lovely designs.)

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  6. Good luck with your projects.

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