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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Last Finish and Updates for 2013

Hi Blogger Friends.  First of all I want to thank each and everyone of you for the get well wishes and prayers.  I am not 100% yet, but I am feeling better and have now lost 50 lbs.  Yippee!!

I received this awesome get well package from Sharon.  Go check out her beautiful stitching.  She is the one that got me hooked on the Bothy Threads cut-thru designs.

This is where my Saturday, Sunday, Monday SAL's ended for the year.

Fall Welcome - Diane Arthurs - Saturday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.

Santa's 12 Days of Christmas - Day 5 - Prairie Schooler - Sunday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.

I didn't work on the Stable.

I missed the last Turtle Trot post so here is how they ended for the year.

1.  The Old West - Little House Needleworks - started 1-9-12




2.  Blue Bird Floral - Diane Arthurs - started 12-18-12




3.  6 Fat Men - Lizzie Kate - started 1-29-12




4.  Fredericka - Carriage House Samplings - started 3-3-12



5.  Happy Camper - Diane Arthurs - started 2-26-12



6.  Summer Season - Sandra Cozzolino - started 9-24-12



7.  Mermaid Myrna - Diane Arthurs - started 9-22-12



8.  January Sampler - FINISHED



January Sampler
Waxing Moon Designs
14 ct Natural Brown Aida
Started 2-25-10
Finished 12-28-13

Thanks for looking.   Linda

HAPPY NEW YEAR

31 comments:

SoCal Debbie said...

Another amazing incredible blog post! What a nice gift from Sharon! You really have a lot done on Fall Welcome and Santa #5. I better catch up!

Your Turtle Trot update is fantastic! You got so much done on every design all year long. Keep those needles flying for another stitchy year!

I think Happy Camper will be your next finish.

Jan Gartlan said...

What fabulous Turtle Trot. I love The Old West especially. I hope you make a full recovery very soon.

Margaret said...

Hooray for the finish! Love seeing all the WIPs all together. Wow, 50 pounds! I sure hope you are fully recovered soon. You poor thing. Happy New Year!

Kaisievic said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous stitching - I am looking forward to being more productive with our SALs this year - except for March, when TraderVic and I will be travelling overseas.
hugs, Kaye

Bernice Geroulis said...

Loved seeing your turtle trot,and hope you have a very good 2014

Justine said...

You always amaze me how you make such great progress on so many pieces! The January sampler is very nearly there and it would be great to finish it in Jan 2014? Your blog is inspiring.

sharine said...

Great progress on all. All the best for the New Year:)

Mouse said...

so pleased on the stitching progress and also the weight loss way to go girl :)
wishing you a wonderful stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxx

Shelly said...

Great looking projects. Good to see you're feeling better, and with a weight loss even! Happy New Year!

Southpaw Stitcher said...

Glad to hear you're feeling better. Great Turtle Trot progress for the year! I'll be trotting right along with you in 2014!

Preeti said...

Hi Linda, You have done lot of stitching on your turtle trot pieces. I too missed my post in December on turtle trot progress.
Wish you and your family a happy new year and get well soon:)

Annette-California said...

Beautiful post on your progress Linda. WOW 50 pounds is amazing - Congratulations. Praying for you for a full recovery and happy to hear you are doing better.
Happy New Year - love Annette

Sarah in Stitches said...

Beautiful progress on all your WIPs, Linda! And congrats on that finish. So glad to hear you're doing better now, too! :D

Marlene Jones said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better, take it easy and get fully fit. Love your stitching as always.
Happy 2014 to you and your family.

Shirlee said...

Wishing you a happy & healthy new year!

Monique said...

Such stunning progress, wow!
You have so many starts that I was wondering how you organise/keep them when you are not stitching on them to keep them together and neat?

Joyce Clark Frank said...

Love all your WIPS for 2014. I have some of them in my to do stash. I have also joined the 2014 Turtle Trot. It is fun to stitch along side other stitchers.
Happy New Year

butterfly said...

Great post love all your work.
Get well soon and a Happy New YEar.

Katie said...

Happy New Year. Gorgeous stitching and a whole bunch of beautiful projects.

Busy Lizzie said...

Happy new year, wonderful stitching

Shebafudge said...

I'm glad you liked your little package! The trouble with living so far away is that you were almost better before it arrived...lol.

I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with Do Not Disturb before it goes on to the next stitcher!

Anne said...

Lovely package from Sharon!! Lots to keep you busy. So glad you are better and are blogging again. Great progress on all of your starts from last year and a big happy dance for your beautiful January finish!!

DJ said...

I love how you show your progress on each piece, it shows how much stitching you've finished...they all look lovely!! What a wonderful gift you got, I'm sure your fingers are itching to stitch! Best wishes for a bright and HEALTHY New Year! Wonderful news about the weight loss, I should follow your example!! *Hugs*

EvalinaMaria said...

All projects have a great progress. And there are so many! Hugs

Lesleyanne said...

Happy New Year. Glad you are feeling better. A lovely gift from Sharon. Great progress on your turtle trot projects.

Carol said...

I sure hope you are feeling 100% very soon, Linda--and I wish you a happy, healthy 2014! Love your projects and your January finish is just beautiful!!

CJ said...

Hi Linda -

Are you participating in the Turtle Trot this year??\\CJ

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

You've done some great stitching this year and made some good progress on lots of designs.

50 lbs is amazing! You'll have to change your profile description at this rate. Well done.

Looking forward to seeing what you work on in 2014

Heather said...

Love the stitching :)

Astri Bowlin said...

Hi Linda! So sorry you have been ill. The weight loss is great.

I love these projects...especially that mermaid. I have an affinity for mermaids and this one is adorable!

Please take care of yourself and I look forward to future stitching updates!

Brigitte said...

Oh wow, so great to see the differemce in these before and after pictures. What a considerable progress you made on these WIPs. And one is even finished - congratulations.

Wishing you a great new stitching year!