Saturday, November 19, 2011

~~~~My Baby Blog turns 1 ~~~~

Hello Stunners!

Welcome to 3 new followers Rachel, Elisa and Titti. Thanx for joining in the journey!

Happy First Birthday Crafty Princess!!

Well stunners, I can't believe it but it's been a year since I started this blog. November 15th 2010 was my first post. This blog was started as a way of keeping me in stitches and also to have a visual journal of my craft.

So here it is! My year in STITCHES!  Of course all New starts will only have one pic but charts I had started prior but worked on during the year will have a before and after progress pic. Enjoy!

Crimson Glomour - HAED - Ching Chou Kuik
Originally on 28ct creme evenweave 1 over 1 full cross
Restart on Autumn Fire 28ct 2 over 1 tent stitch.

 Where is my Valentine? - HAED - Jasmine Becket-Griffith
28 ct white Lugana 1 over 1 full crosses
Page 1 & 2 completed

Lost in You - HAED- Rachel Marks
22ct white Hardanger 2 over 1 full crosses
Page 1 completed

Release - HAED - Jessica Galbreth
28ct White Lugana 2 over 1 tent stitch

Emerald Forest - Kustom Krafts - Colin Bogle
14ct Khaki Aida 3 over 1 full crosses

Guardian Angel - HAED - L.A Williams
28ct Antique White Opalescence Hardanger 1 over 1 full crosses
1 and a half pages completed

Fractal 45 - Cross stitch Collectibles
14ct Aida Black 3 over 1 full crosses

Faces of Faery 88 - HAED - Jasmine Becket-Griffith
14ct Purple Haze Aida 3 over 1 full crosses
My first HAED finish!

QS Fragile Heart - HAED - Hannah Lynn
Originally 22ct White Hardanger 2 over 1 full crosses
Restart (due to making a hole in fabby after frogging debacle)
22ct Black Hardanger 2 over 1 full crosses
42 rows completed out of  176

QS Spring to life - HAED - Hannah Lynn
25ct Fairy Forest Lugana 1 over 1 full crosses
4 and 3/4 pages completed.

Faces of Faery 164 - HAED - Jasmine Becket-Griffith
25ct White Opalescence Lugana 2 over 1 full crosses

L sampler letter - Selina Fenech - HAED
3 over 1 full crosses 14ct White Opalescence Aida

Jungle Baby Animals Birth record
2 over 1 full crosses 14ct White Aida

Froth and Bubble Sampler - Long Dog Samplers
32 ct Summer Khaki Linen 2 over 2 full crosses

Golden Wood - HAED - Ruth Sanderson
22 ct White Hardanger 2 over 1 full crosses

Ok so that's me in a year. I least I got one finish in there with 12 new starts LOL!! I'm now off to sort out my craft room and stash.  I will be working hard on Fragile Heart till the end of the year as I have signed up for HAED's freebie SAL 2012 and I really want to have 2011's finished first. Plus will be making a start on Faery 2 by Strelkina (HAED) as she will be my focus piece on 2012 WIPocalypse SAL which I also signed up for with Measi's musings.

Other than that I have promised myself no more new starts and I will be returning to my rotation in the New Year. I won't be participating in any more goal challenges on the HAED BB for 2012 at least, as when I try to keep to them so many of my charts don't see the light of day.

On top of the work as previously shown I also have a Mystic Stitch BAP, Golden Kite BBBAP and a Scarlet Quince BAP that I never picked up once in the year. So back to the weekly rotation for me in the new year!

Thank you everyone that has followed me during the year. I appreciate all your support, comments, advice and suggestions. It's purely due to you and this blog that I have kept up with all my stitching. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Please stay tuned for 2012 as I endeavour to make a massive effort when it comes to my stitching. I have devised a plan that will enable me to complete a BAP in 8 months.....YAY!!

Take care beautiful stunners
Be happy in everything that you do!

xoxo Alicia