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Sunday, January 03, 2016

My Sunday Stitchy Update

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2016!

I hope you all had a great New Year celebration!  My family spent the evening in our pjs, playing board games, watching movies and eating junk.  I fell asleep around 11:20 and woke up in time to see the ball drop with everyone else.  As soon as that happened though we were all off to bed to dream of all the wonderful things that await us in the new year.

Well now for the stitching!

I am proud and happy to say that I have my first finish for 2016!


Wizard of Oz
Designer - Lesley Teare
Finished 01/03/16

I really wanted to finish that one in 2015 but I just couldn't get it in. So I am extra happy that it is finally finished now!  Now to find the perfect frame and mat for it so I can give it to Tia.

That is one UFO off my UFO challenge!  I wish I could knock them all off that fast this year - haha!  Only 5 more to go on my personal challenge. 

I also started two new pieces on New Year's day for a Stitching Challenge I am in with a Yahoo group.

Twisted Rainbow Sampler
Progress as of 01/01/16

Fun Every Day
Progress as of 01/01/16

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!


Deb said...

Congrats on a spectacular finish! Well done!

Justine said...

Wow that looks great! Fantastic finish. You're off to a good start with your new projects too.

Heather said...

Congrats on a great finish! Great start to the year :). I'm excited to see your progress on the rainbow sampler it's so pretty :)

Meari said...

Yay! Congrats on your Oz finish. It looks great.

I fell asleep around 11:30 and didn't wake up until the next day. LOL

Good luck on your new projects.

Annie said...

Happy New Year, Faith!
Congrats on finishing OZ, it looks fabulous! Looking forward to seeing your new starts grow.

Mii Stitch said...

Yay!! Congrats on your very pretty finish!!!!
Happy New Year!

Brigitte said...

Absolutely stunning! What a finish this is! You were doing a great job and I know how long it takes to finish such a huge design because I love stitching big projects myself.
Two nice new starts.

Melinda Forbes said...

Your New Years Eve sounds perfect - what fun -- Congrats on starting the New Year with a Finish. As always looking forward to your posts in 2016

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Oh, Yay! What a great way to start the year with a finish!! Good for you!

Pull the other thread said...

Congrats on a fantastic finish, it looks wonderful. Great start on your new projects and best of luck with your other UFOs this year.

Linda said...

Congrats on the beautiful finish Faith. Great new starts.


Berly said...

Happy new year!!! Wizard of Oz is wonderful! I can't wait to see your progress on the new ones!

gominam said...

Great way to start the year, a beautiful finish! Looking forward to your next update on your 2 starts, have fun!

Miamina said...

Happy New Year!

What a great way to start the year, with a beautiful finish!

Gorgeous stitching, Well done !

Bea said...

Yay for a finish so soon! That's a great way to start 2016. nice starts to the two new pieces.

Shebafudge said...

Congratulations on such a pretty finish! It looks amazing and I bet it is even better in person. x