Saturday, January 9, 2016

Happy New Year

I am off to a great start on my stitching for 2016. I have a rotation of 15 cross stitch designs that I am currently stitching on. Several are series that I have continued from past years as well as other WIP. I may only stitch a little on each one as it comes up, but any stitches done is progress. As I finish one, another from my long list of want to stitch designs is put in rotation of the 15. I have completed 2 so far in 2016, Heavenly Host Angel #3-Joan Elliott and the April 2014 Doodle-Blueladie Designs. One is made into a Christmas Card and the other an all occasion greeting card. So far, I have stitched on 9 of the 15 in my rotation since Jan. 1. Here is my progress.
1.     “Christmas Angel“ #3 Heavenly Host-(4)-Joan Elliott The Utimate Cross Stitch Collection 2011
One more to stitch in the set of 4

1.     April  2014  Doodle Greeting Card-Blueladie Designs
 This is a freebie from the Blueladie Designs monthly newsletter
                                                     Christmas Animals – Heaven And Earth
                                                    The tree is full of confetti stitching.
                                                   July Cowboy Snowman- Snowman Series
     June ”Wild Roses”  Flower Of The Month series– Ellen Maurer Stroh-
 “K”-Knitting - Stitcher’s  Alphabet – Brookes Books
This is being stitched on an afghan.
 “May Calendar Girl Series-Littlehouse Needleworks
 “My House” #1 Hometown Holiday Series-Little House Needworks
I have stitched the Sweet Shope and the Toy Store so far in this series
     “Sleepy Kittens” – Sunset Kit-finishing stitching for Cheryl
This was started by Cheryl Mother before she passed away and I am now finishing it for her.
    Snowman and Friends Christmas Stocking – Gold Collection Kit
“Texas, ropin’ and ridin’”–The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series -Redbird Designs 
I have stitched 5 of the 12 so far.
Here a few pictures of the wonderful Christmas I had with family.
We are small family as I only had 1 younger sister who was 3 years yearer. She had 2 children and I have 1. There are 3 grandchildren in her family and I have 2.
Daughter, Deanna with my grandson, Christopher(21) and granddaughter, Anna(15) 

 My nephew, Steven and niece, Kim with their cousin.
Kim is the school librarian that loves my cross stitch.
 My Christmas present from Kim was a ticket to go see Wicked at the Music Hall in July.
My brother in law, Kirby with his two children.
Happy New Year to all.



cucki said...

Super sweet stitching...
I love all your pictures xxx

Deb said...

Lovely stitching!
Beautiful familt, great pictures!

Emma/Itzy said...

Great pictures! :)

diamondc said...

Joyce: Wonderful 2016 stitching projects, I look forward to your updates.
Beautiful Christmas pictures, thank-you for sharing with us.