SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined to make progress on the project that sat on the shelf in my spare room for eleven years. It at least sits on my coffee table now.

Here is where I am now and you will notice there is no change from last time.

It has been a busy time with going back to work, but I have been looking forward all week to some time stitching this weekend!

Saturday, late morning I got ready to sit down and stitch, when I decided I had better do that last job before I sat down. Well wouldn’t you know it, my mug of tea fell all over the cloth bag that holds my stitching project and supplies😱

I quickly put it into a sink full of water with zero detergent and am not just waiting to see if it is tea stained when it is dry.

I am hoping I will have more progress to show you in three weeks!

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress as there are some amazing projects!

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined to make progress on the project that sat on the shelf in my spare room for eleven years. It at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago:

Here is where I am now:

I am frustrated with myself as I am finding that I had made a bunch of mistakes around the basket. I am trying to resolve the issues now so they don’t carry across the entire design.

I had planned to be done to the end of the first page of the pattern all the way down, but unfortunately I only made it about halfway. At least I am pretty sure you can see the progress this time. It was really neat to get to do a different colour with the blues in there.

I am looking forward to being able to get the whole thing to that column so that I start the next page at a “clean” row.

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress as there are some amazing projects!

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined to make progress on the project that sat on the shelf in my spare room for eleven years. It at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

Here is where I am now:

I have to admit that I chickened out and avoided the bottom area where I had screwed up and instead worked on the curtain. I know that it’s very difficult to see the progress, but I have hit the end of the first page in the curtain. 🎉🎊

I like that I have a straight row to check progress on and am looking forward to being able to get the whole thing to that column so that I start the next page at a “clean” row.

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress as there are some amazing projects!

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined to make progress on the project that sat on the shelf in my spare room for eleven years. It at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

Last time I had made no progress because of a stressful work time, but thankfully this time I have some progress to show.

The bad news is that I have messed up at the bottom. I think I have put in too many stitches to figure out where the mistake was so I am just going to have to live with it:(. It does bother me though and makes me not want to work on that bottom section:(. I had been doing so well too!

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress as there are some amazing projects!

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

Unfortunately I am still at this point. The past three weeks have been full of work stress in the form of year end and report cards which has kept me from stitching. I am hopeful that starting after Friday I will have lots of stitching time:)

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress as there are some amazing projects!

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Stitching:

This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

And this is where I am now:

I hope you can see the change in the curtain this time. I have made myself sit and do an hour of stitching each day after I finish my work day. I do find the curtain tough because the colours are so similar to the colour of the Aida cloth! It makes it very difficult to find the holes!

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress! Welcome back to Helen who is returning g to the SAL. There are some amazing projects! If you’re interested in joining, just click on Avis’ link. HelenJennyAvisClaireGunCaroleSueConstanzeChristinaKathyMargaretCindyHeidiJackieSunnyHayleyMeganDeborah Mary MargaretRenéeCarmelaJocelynSharonDaisyAnneCathieLauraSherrie

My weekend:

I had an awesome weekend with my mom. I glued myself to her side for the weekend, well except for my 10.75km run in the rain this morning with Dennis.

We didn’t do anything super exciting as we’re both still not going around in public a lot. We watched several Hallmark movies and did a puzzle. The puzzle was a lot more difficult than we were expecting! A very low key weekend, but it was awesome to have company!

Have fun!

AJ

SAL Update

I am sorry this is so late!

Stitching:

This is a picture of the project that has set on my shelf for the past eleven years). This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

And this is where I am now:

Can you see the change in the curtain?

At first I counted how many stitches I did each three weeks, but these last two I made goals for what to work on. Last time I had decided it needed to be either back stitching or the curtain and I went with the curtain, but didn’t get as much done as I wanted to:(. I just find the curtain tough because the colours are so similar that I’m continuously afraid that I’m going to mess it up:(

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress! Welcome back to Helen who is returning g to the SAL. There are some amazing projects! If you’re interested in joining, just click on Avis’ link.

Helen

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Jocelyn

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL Update

Wow three weeks can go fast!

Stitching:

This is a picture of the project that has set on my shelf for the past eleven years). This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

I’m sorry for the poor lighting!

This is what it looks like now:

I changed how I did it this time. I didn’t keep track of my stitches but just made the goal to finish the basket before this update. I am counting this as success because the brown basket is actually finished- it is cut off by fabric, which I haven’t quite finished yet.

I have not yet made a goal for next time as it will either be to do some back stitching (my Leary favourite so I better not leave it all for the end) or to finish the curtain. This is another part I avoid as the colours are all so similar!

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress! Welcome to our new member of the SAL- Sherrie!There are some amazing projects! If you’re interested in joining, just click on Avis’ link.

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Jocelyn

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Sherrie

SAL update

Wow three weeks can go fast!

Stitching:

This is a picture of the project that has set on my shelf for the past eleven years). This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

And this is where I am now:

I’m sorry for the poor lighting!

This is 203 stitches later. I feel like it should be more since I was on Spring Break, but I just haven’t been motivated to do anything. I did force myself on our bright, sunny days to get some stitches put in some stitches. This is actually my record for stitches so far!

I have found that I do not have a couple of the colours called for, but that will have to wait until I can leave the house again.

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress! Welcome to our two new members of the SAL- Laura and Cathie! Welcome back to Linda:) There are some amazing projects! If you’re interested in joining, just click on Avis’ link.

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Jocelyn

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Linda

SAL Update

Wow three weeks can go fast!

Stitching:

This is a picture of the project that has set on my shelf for the past eleven years). This year I am determined and it at least sits on my coffee table now. This is where I was at three weeks ago.

And this is where I am now:

It still doesn’t seem to look like much. I have put 188 stitches in since the last update. I have finished the columns that I had left undone (yes I try to work evenly across the columns and rows, but I did purposely try to do some more of the green as I figured that would at least. I think you may still have to take my word for it that I’ve done some stitching on this.🤣 Kathy’s suggestion to keep track of my stitches definitely inspires me, though we will see how far I can keep increasing to. Oh well, it’s still better than the eleven previous years!

Be sure to check out everyone else’s progress! Welcome to our two new members of the SAL- Laura and Cathie! Welcome back to Linda:) There are some amazing projects! If you’re interested in joining, just click on Avis’ link.

Jenny

Avis

Claire

Gun

Carole

Sue

Constanze

Christina

Kathy

Margaret

Cindy

Heidi

Jackie

Sunny

Hayley

Megan

Deborah

Mary Margaret

Renée

Carmela

Jocelyn

Sharon

Daisy

Anne

Cathie

Laura

Linda