Cross Stitch #WIP Updates (November 2017)

Should I even try to look up to see how long it has been since I made a stitchy update on the blog? I mean beyond an Instagram re-post, an actually, hey this is what’s up with me and my needle post… hmm… Let’s not and just pretend I’ve been here all along. Well, in all honesty, since the last time I was rambling here I have had three finishes including In the Arms of an Angel (Lavender and Lace 47), Woodland Enchantress (Dimensions Gold Collection by Ruth Sanderson aka Christmas Fairy), and Patriotic Angel (Dimensions Gold Collection). This is in addition to the earlier finish of my oldest daughter’s Holly Hobbie (Bucilla) birth sampler which I believe I have shown you previously. Through out this year and last I have been stitching away, but things have been chaotic with taking a new avenue in our homeschooling methods as well. . .

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The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch

I took off two days to rest my wrist. I spent this evening relaxing, watching a 1980s movie 🎥, watching my husband snuggle with my two middle children, my oldest (8) calmly getting my (6m) baby to sleep in her bouncy seat, while stitching away. It was absolutely blissful. #labyrinth #thetimetraveler #timetraveler #drwho #joanelliott #fantasydyedfabrics
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The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch Start

When you can no longer focus well enough to thread the needle, and the baby is squirming on the monitor, then it is time to call it a night right? #fantasydyedfabrics #pointdecroix #xstitchersofinstagram #xstitch #crossstitch #craftblogger #stitchmaynia #stitchfromstash2017 #stitchersofinstagram #joanelliott #dmcfloss #opalescent #lugana from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2y41JKJ

The Time Traveler #WIP #xstitch Start

And so it begins… (the color doesn’t look quite right in my picture. It is more pink than fuschia.) #joanelliott #lugana #thetimetraveler #timetraveler #2017starts #drwho #stitchmaynia #crossstitch #xstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #pointdecroix #fantasydyedfabrics from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2zgj84f

The Little Stitching Fairy #WIP #xstitch Update

When my eyes start showing fatigue, I guess I better call it a night. I spent the morning in my Fall Fairy and then the evening on my @joanelliottdesign Little Stitching Fairy. I just love this pattern. ❤️ I’m stitching her on my first piece of #handdyedfabricsbystephanie and I’m really enjoying plotting how to add in the Fairy Garden Alphabet letters for my girls.
I need to decide a way to add a letter for my son as well. Any recommendations?
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Year of Magical Stitching: February #WIP #xstitch

That lovely moment when the borders meet up perfectly. While I did have a bit of frogging in the beginning of this journey my days stitching is good. #crossstitch #joanelliott #joanelliottjuly #xstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #fantasydyedfabrics #yearofmagicalstitching #february #2017starts #stitchmaynia #stitchfromstash2017 #dmcfloss from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2uwhATR

Children by the Seaside #WIP #xstitch

Started last summer with nothing but the sky. At that point I had only these three children. And that summer was our first beach adventure. Now this summer I’m making good progress on the tents and a little of the beach so far. Love this @joanelliottdesign ! Children by the Seaside 🌊 on 28 count 2×2 on laguna
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Little Stitching Fairy #WIP #xstitch

Not sure 🤔 if I have made much progress since my last update. But The Little Stitching Fairy is coming off the qsnap today to make way for one of my SALs. So here is a lovely update, with a baby in shadow in the back if you look. 😉 .
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March Stitchy Update #WIP #xstitch

Here are my stitches for March. I didn’t quite keep up with photos as well as I should. In the bottom row, there are two new fabric stashqusitions. One will be for Andromeda and the other for Mermaid Heaven. #stitchfromstash2017 #stitchmaynia #xstitch #crossstitch #march #2017 #xstitching #xstitchersofinstagram #pointdecroix #flosstube from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2nPCLf5