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Monday, May 26, 2014

May Stitch From Stash 

Hello Everyone...

It's time for the monthly Stitch From Stash report!

This challenge is being hosted by Mel from Epic Stitching

We are on month 5 and I still have not spent any money :)  yippee!!

This month I did not even get the freebie chart from Stoney Creek because I am not really into birds. I did however get some new stash compliments of my lovely daughter; Tia! It was Mother's Day here in the States and I was lucky enough to score this great chart along with this pretty DMC and a bunch of needlethreaders for an upcoming Facebook SAL hosted by Love Thy Thread.

So here is my report for:   May

Amount Spent:   $0

Year to date Amount Spent:   $0

Total Saved Based on this challenge:   $125

New Starts from Stash:   Two new starts for May

Darth Vader
Dork Stitch!
This is an online freebie
Darth Vader was also a FINISH :)

Today Is Not Your Day!
Jiffy Designs
This came out of my stash pile

WIPs worked on: I worked on one piece from the WIP pile.  

Wizard of Oz
Designer Lesley Teare from the
July 2012 Cross Stitch Gold Magazine

I am still moving the money into my checking account for Christmas shopping; so I am POSITIVE I can make it thru another month which would put me at a half of a year of no stash spending! I hope that you are doing great with this challenge too and managing to stay within your budget. Seems like it is getting a little easier every month since I have been going thru my stash pile reminding myself of all the great charts and kits I have already purchased for SOMEDAY! 

See you at the end of June
with another SFS Report! 


Pull the other thread said...

Well done on another zero spend month. I have found this challenge to be really great for stopping me from spending and get more stash I don't need.

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Great job on your zero spend! I'm still debating about that Stoney Creek Chart. I really like it, but I have enough to work on... hmmm... : ) We'll see if I cave in before the end of the month!

Linda said...

Congrats Faith. You have great willpower.


Sharon said...

Way to go, Faith! How wonderful that your daughter gifted you with stash, so you can join the SAL. You're a blessed mama and she's a blessed daughter!
I love you "Dark Side" finish! I'm working on that freebie right now for my son. :)

Meari said...

Congrats on no spending, Faith. I don't know that I've seen that DMC floss color before. It's very pretty!