Finishes 2017

26. Another monthly bites the dust...

A Bit of July by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Cloud Blue aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 16 July 2017, finished 17 July 2017



25. Still keeping up with these beauties!

July fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Dried Petal aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 7 July 2017, finished 13 July 2017



24. This was stitched for an exchange on Needlecraft Haven

Tiny Scissors by Marie-Anne Rethoret-Melin
Stitched on 18 count pale yellow aida
with GAST Spring Green thread
Started 25 June 2017, finished 26 June 2017


23. I only stitched the top half of this design but have decided to leave it here

Alice in Wonderland by Madame Chantilly
Stitched on linen with DMC threads
Started 4 January 2015, finished 22 June 2017


22. This was stitched for the Four Seasons SAL on Needlecraft Haven

A Very Merry Summer by JBW Designs
Stitched on 16 count Tin aida by Sew it All
with Six Strand Sweets threads Blue Curacao and Cherry Pie,
and GAST Brethren Blue
Started 6 June 2017, finished 10 June 2017


21. Finished in June too, I'm very impressed!

June Fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Kelp aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 3 June 2017, finished 10 June 2017


20. A Bit of May - I am still just about keeping up with these monthly charts!

A Bit of May by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Clay aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 1 June 2017, finished 3 June 2017


19. This was an absolute pleasure to stitch - so pretty.

May fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Cloud Blue aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 24 May 2017, finished 1 June 2017


18. This kit was chosen by my elder son to stitch himself, unfortunately it was too complicated and so mum had to step in!  I substituted the aida for linen to make the fractional stitches easier!


Duckling by Heritage Crafts
Stitched on 28 count Autumn Sky evenweave by Sew it All
with included threads
Started 30 April 2017, finished 4 May 2017



17. I love this series and this is one of my favourites.

April Fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Cloud Blue aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 22 April 2017, finished 27 April 2017

16. Another Tidy Tidings design

Giving by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Cloud Brown aida from Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 8 March 2017, finished 9 March 2017


15. One of the Tiny Tidings designs - stitched for March Madness

Caring by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Cloud Brown aida from Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 8 March 2017, finished 9 March 2017


14. This one was stitched for the Four Seasons SAL on Needlecraft Haven.

A Very Merry Spring by JBW Designs
Stitched on 16 count Sunshine aida by Sew it All
using Six Stranded Sweets threads - Winter Green and Patti Cakes
Started 2 March 2017, finished 3 March 2017


13. A Bit of April by Lizzie*Kate - charts a gift from Julie

A Bit of April - Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Sunshine aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 2 March 2017, finished 3 March 2017


12. My gift for Dusty for the Needlecraft Haven Easter Exchange 2017.

Design by Danybrod
Stitched on 28 count Brittany Cream evenweave 
with DMC threads
Started 27 February 2017, finished 1 March 2017



11.  I'm keeping up with one a month of these too!

March Fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Iced Coffee aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 2 February 2017, finished 27 February 2017


10. My first UFO finish of the year!
Frosty Forest by Country Cottage Needleworks
Stitched on 32 count Pearl Grey linen
with recommended DMC, GAST, CC and WDW threads
Started 1 February 2014, finished 23 February 2017


9.  The third in this monthly series, so far I am keeping up!

A Bit of March by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Provence aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 1 February 2017, finished 17 February 2017


8. Needlecase for the Needlecraft Haven Autumn Meet-up Exchange



Designs from Roses are Red by Little House Needleworks
Stitched using recommended CC threads
Started 28 December 2016, finished 16 February 2017


7. This was a gift from my birthday twin Maggee in February 2016, I loved every stitch of this one.

A Stitcher's Blessing by Erica Michaels
Stitched on 32 count Wolf evenweave from Sew it All
with WDW Snowflake, Eggplant and Charlotte's Pink
Started 11 January 2017, finished 22 January 2017


6. I started this one in October 2016 but couldn't find my beading needles to stitch the petite beads on!  Thankfully I found them at last and this was my 6th finish in January.

Witch Way by Mill Hill
Stitched on dark blue perforated paper with included threads
Started 28 October 2016, finished 22 January 2017


5. The full set of 12 monthly charts were a gift from Julie at the Needlecraft Haven Autumn meet up 2016 - I am hoping to finish them all this year!

A Bit of February by Lizzie*Kate
Stitched on 16 count Iced Coffee aida by Sew it All
with recommended DMC threads
Started 20 January 2017, finished 21 January 2017


4. The second of the monthly fairies...

February Fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Kelp aida by Sew it All
with DMC threads
Started 8 January 2017, finished 13 January 2017


3. A gift for my birthday twin Maggee, my very first attempt at cording!





2. These are so cute, I am hoping to finish all twelve months this year!

January Fairy by Lili of the Valley
Stitched on 16 count Fairy Dust Cloud Blue aida by Sew it All
with DMC threads
Started 3 January 2017, finished 6 January 2017



1. My first ever Monthly Christmas Challenge ornament set by Christine at Needlecraft Haven - to be revealed at month end!

Happy New Year by Aliolka 
Stitched on 16 count white sparkly aida from Sew it All
using Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe threads
Started 1 January 2017, finished 2 January 2017

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