Chip and Dale

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Week 2 Part 3 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  I did better on Donald and Cars but not alot on Alice and the Flamingo this week.





I also got 2 more pieces to a finish for my September challenge.

Thanks for stopping by.  Linda   Comments appreciated.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Week 1 Part 3 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks for the sweet comments.  The Ivory Needle FB group started challenge 3 for the next 3 months.  Hence the title.  lol

I managed 1210 stitches in Alice and the Flamingo this week.

I even did 360 stitches on Donald.

My tiny start on Cars.

As per my track record, I am way behind on my September finishes.  May have to change to some finishes and starts.

Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Finish #5 and Week 13 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all of the fantastic comments on my last post.  They are greatly appreciated.

Finish 5 - I did 3279 stitches this month.
Chip and Dale by AvroraCS on Etsy
14ct antique white adia
Started 1-1-18
Finished 6-28-18

Alice and the Flamingo.  I did 6443 stitches this month.

We don't talk about how much didn't get done on Donald this month.

Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Week 12 Progress



Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks as always for the nice comments.

I joined Jo for her Longest Day Marathon on Thursday.  Starting point.

I worked on the Flamingo.  Also progress for the week.  I have done more white on it but didn't take a pic.

Only 2 colors left on Chip and Dale.  I will get it done this week.

Poor Donald has been hanging out with the dust bunnies for the last 3 months.  He should have had all the black done a loooong time ago.

AvroraCS just released a new chart.  I will be starting this one on July 1.
Disney cross stitch pattern "Cars" in pdf. Stained glass collection. Cross stitch chart for begginners. Instant download. Buy 2 get 1 free.

Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Week 11 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for the awesome comments.  Only 2 weeks left for The Ivory Needle FB challenge.  I will have to come up with new post titles after that.  LOL  I have been keeping up with getting a piece to a finish every 3 days for my September birthday challenge.  I now have 5 pieces ready.

Getting there.  It will be done by the end of month.

I added a couple hundred stitches this week.

Still trying to catch up with Jo.   Looking at the before picture does show I made some progress.


This is me in bed.  That is my arm and how 14 month old Charlie sleeps.

Thanks for stopping by.    Linda

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Week 10 Progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  I am so excited that a few of you will be joining me for my September craziness.  I have decided to attempt to do 30 finishes for the month.  I figure if I get one to a finish every three days I can accomplish the finish a day.  So far I'm on track.  I have 3 to a finish point already.  Kinda scary for me.  I will be doing a start on September 14th which is my birthday.

Dorothy and Toto from MrsPeggottyArts on Etsy.  She gifted me the chart and I just love it.  The background is so different from her other ones and looks like alot of fun to stitch.

I got 2133 stitches done on Alice and the Flamingo in the last six days.  This is like the fifth SAL I've done with Jo and haven't finished one yet.  You can click on her name to see her progress.  She's only 5 months ahead of me.  We have to do about a hundred stitches a day to have it done by the end of the year.  I think I can catch up to her by then.

I'm counting stitches on this one for a FB challenge.  It doesn't have to be done until the end of the month.  Next month I will start coloring in Ariel.

I would like to get the black done on Donald this month but I will have to do at least two strands a day.  Not sure if I will make it.  If I do, I will work the black on Frozen.


Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Also thank you for all of the nice comments.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Finish #4 and Week 9 Progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  Yeah!!!  A finish.

Cheshire Cat - MrsPeggottyArts on Etsy
14ct white aida
Started 4-12-17
Finished 5-31-18

I made a tad bit of progress on these after Cheshire was finished.


This is Alice and the Flamingo and is replacing Cheshire.

My birthday is in September and I have some stitching ideas.  I'm older than dirt so I won't do that many starts, but here are my ideas.
1. Do a start a day.
2. Do a finish a day. (I figure if I work on 30 smalls for the next 3 months and get them to just needing a couple hours each to finish I could finish one a day.
3. Alternate with one start and one finish for the month.
Anybody want to join me?

Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May Smalls SAL and Week 8 Progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  I actually have a small finish for the SAL.

Finish #3
Scare a Crow (Halloween Rules) - Lizzie Kate
14ct natural brown aida
Started 3-27-15
Finished 5-6-18

So close to finishing Cheshire Cat.  I hope to get him done by Wednesday.

I would also love to finish Chip and Dale by Wednesday but I don't think thats going to happen.

A little bit of progress on Donald Duck.

As always, thank you for all of the nice comments.

Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Week 7 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  I'm so happy that a few of you still stop by and say hi.  Thank you for that.

No Surprise.  I fizzled out on Stitch Maynia.  Will I ever learn???

I finally finished the black on Ariel.  She will be my next coloring in project when I finish Chip and Dale.




I did work on a few more Lizzie Kate pieces before I gave up.













Thanks for stopping by.   Linda

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Week 6 progress

Hi Blogger Friends.  I made a little progress on some and lots on Chip and Dale.

For the Ultimate Springo Bingo challenge I did 7112 stitches in 30 days.

I did a little on the bottom left border so I could say I worked on it this week.

I did one strand last night to say I worked on it.

Stitch Maynia days 3 - 6








Thanks for stopping by and for all the nice comments.    Linda