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Thursday, March 27, 2014

`North Pole Post Office`

Hello everyone.
It has been awhile between posts for me.
Here is my top row with only `Mrs Claus` Cookie Shop` to complete this.
With other projects I have been working on means this has  put my `Santa`s Village`
  at the bottom of my list at times and progress has been slow.


A closeup of `North Pole Post Office`


I think my fabric is `Raw linen` 32 count.
For my side of the Post Office I changed Louisiana Hot Sauce to 
Cresent Color Manor Red.
I have stitched the base part of `Mrs Claus` Cookie Shop`
so now ready to start on the shop.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Friday, January 31, 2014

Friday, December 27, 2013

Reindeer Stables

I'm way behind but I manage to finish my 6th one, the Reindeer Stables.


Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Stitched in time for Christmas!

I put the last stitches in this morning, Christmas Eve. By next year it will be pressed and framed, but my goal was accomplished. Thanks to all for sharing your progress and encouragement.

 

Happy Holidays!

Angela

 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

I DID IT!


Greetings Friends,

I am so happy to show you my finished, framed Santa's Village.  I can't believe I did it but it is hanging on the wall ready to spread Christmas cheer.  Thank you all for your encouragement along the way and thanks to Vonna for hosting this SAL.  I think it is what kept me motivated to keep on stitchin'.



Merry Christmas to all,

Friday, November 22, 2013

MY 3 VILLAGE HOUSES...

I'm way behind... I just have 3 stitched. I still have to finish them out.. At this rate, it may be 4 years to finish the 12 designs.   lol
1st is stitched on Lambswool line.
2nd is on Angel Blush Linen ( pinkish)
3rd is on Natural linen.


Completed ~ Santa's Village


Stitched on 32ct Lambswool linen.
I mostly used the recommended threads and followed the pattern except for adding a dove to month 3 and making my elf look like "Buddy" for the movie 'Elf' in month 11.


I love how it turned out. 
~amy (sew~amy)

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Elves' Workshop

I finished up block / month #11... the Elves' Workshop.


But I made a change. After stitching the Elf I frogged a bit of him and changed him to look like 'Buddy the Elf' from the movies "Elf"... one of my favorites. 


Happy stitching,  Amy

Friday, September 13, 2013

The beginning of the end...

Or at least the beginning of the bottom row! Please excuse the wrinkly fabric. I kept plowing through to start the gingerbread house and didn't pause to iron in between for a photo shoot.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Plodding along

Hello everyone.
I am plodding along on with `Santa`s Village`.
`Poinsettia Place` is now complete and I`ve 
started `North Pole Post Office. 
When I do sit down to stitch this I am enjoying it.
  

I hope to show more next time.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Two for One

My greatest achievement so far is being able to finish each house by the time the next one is ready at my LNS, even while sandwiching in a couple of other projects with deadlines. Too bad I'm not as good at posting my progress. :)

 

 

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Christmas Tree Farm


Christmas Tree Farm all stitched, looking forward to Candy Cane Cottage next.

Reindeer Stables


Hi everyone, I was just about to load up a photo of Christmas Tree Farm when I spotted that I hadn't shared a photo yet of Reindeer Stables :)

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Santa's Village

I am not getting along with this project at ALL.  I love what everyone has done and I am getting the patterns.

Guess what is stalling me! Its the White on the fabric's, none of what I have tried has been right, the White just isn't popping...

I think I will start again in time for Christmas 2014 maybe!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Half way through Santa's Village

I put the last stitches in the Reindeer Barn the night before I went to pick up pattern #7. I'm so happy this blog is keeping me motivated to keep up.
 

 

 

Santa's Stocking Store

Finally I got my Santa's Stocking Store stitched. I couldn't stitch for a few months due to elbow problems, but I'm back again.


Carin

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Santa's Stocking Store


Hi everyone, I'm so enjoying stitching this series, just waiting for Part 6 to arrive in the mail.

Katrina

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Reindeer Are Stitched

I'll have to say it is getting harder to stitch 'Christmas' while it's hot outside, but I pressed on and got my reindeer done.
 I love those reindeer!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Half Way There

 
Greetings Friends,
 
I'm happy to report Reindeer Stables is complete.  I am half way there.  I hope I stay motivated the remainder of the year.  :-)

 
 Reindeer Stables
 
Santa's Village
Keep on stitchin'
Nan
 


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Stocking Store


   Over the weekend, I finished stitching Santa's Stocking Store.  This one went quick and I'm excited to stitch next month's reindeer!


Chart: CCN Santa's Village, Santa's Stocking Store
Fabric: Wichelt 32 count amber linen (2 over 2)
Floss: as charted

   As you can see, I did not stitch the striped border along the top of this chart.  I think the holly branch border is just too pretty to have to compete so closely with the red and white stripes.  So far I think I like it.  Eventually, I think I'll finish stitching the red/white border as a frame around the finished piece.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Santa's Stocking Store

I finished Santa's Stocking Store just in time to see the very cute Reindeer that I get to stitch next month.  I can't wait to get the pattern.  Happy Stitching!

Monday, April 8, 2013

2nd and 3rd houses finished

Hi everyone!
  I have been trying to post for a couple of days.  I have been unable post pictures, not really sure why.   I have finished Poinsettia House and North Pole Post Office.  I started Mrs. Claus' Cookie Shop but I have found I am off a half of a stitch. :(  So I will send a good part of today unstitching.

Off to Unstitch!  

Happy Stitching!!
Cindy

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Santa's Stocking Store

Santa's Stocking Store is complete. I love how the houses are coming together.



Monday, April 1, 2013

Mrs. Claus

I finally finished stitching Mrs. Claus' Cookie Shop last night.  Just in time to keep up with my one chart per month goal.




   I'm stitching on 32 count Wichelt Amber Linen (2 over 2) and used all DMC colors as charted for Mrs. Claus' Cookie Shop.  I'm loving how this piece is turning out.

 
   Please excuse my wrinkled fabric.  You can see more pictures on my blog Sweet Coast Stitches.  Happy Stitching!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Santa`s house

Hello everyone.
I have finished Santa`s house and moving onto `Poinsettia Place`.


Love the way the colours are coming together.
I`ve stitched further last night on this,so that`s great.
I`m off to finish vine and work upwards to start using
Sampler Threads `Shutter Green` which my choice of greens goes with as well.
Love the variegated look.
Happy Stitching,
Clare.


Monday, March 25, 2013

Cutest little reindeer!

I put the last stitches in the night before the next pattern was ready to go pick up at my LNS. Half way through and so far I'm keeping up! Can't wait to start working on the Christmas tree farm!
 
 
 

 

Row One Complete!

The first little street in the Village is Complete! I'm pushing myself to get a head start on the side borders so I am not stuck doing red and white, red and white, red and white at the end.