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    Archive for November, 2007

    Belated Pic

    Posted by berkanafairy on November 22, 2007

    I’m a bit late with posting a pic, had a few problems at home this week. I finally decided to work on an afghan I’ve had lying around in my stash for a while. I’m using freebies from the Mosey ‘n’ Me website, plus one from an old copy of Stitchery magazine. I also have a lot of odd skeins of hand-dyed thread that I want to use up. This square is called Travelling Companions. I had already done a couple of rows of blue a while back but hadn’t got much further. Didn’t get a great deal done, hopefully I’ll get more time next month.



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    Progress :)

    Posted by stitchitandie on November 20, 2007

    Hi 🙂

    Here is my progress after the SAT, I didn’t achieve as much as I had hoped, but I think she looks good 🙂

    Thanks 🙂


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    Yay! I reached my goal!!

    Posted by Rachael on November 19, 2007

    19th Nov

    I reached my goal of two boxes!!!!I am so happy!! I am going to work on it a bit more!

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    Posted by vkchev on November 19, 2007

    I managed to finish Thanksgiving Harvest Fairy. I haven’t done the wings, I just didn’t like them. So she’s not really a fairy.

    I have just entered her into the silkweavers showcase. She was stitched on opal Amentrine.

    If the pic doesn’t show up you can see her on my blog

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    Posted by Renée Goodvin on November 19, 2007

    That’s what I had to do this weekend. I didn’t even have a chance to pick up a needle. 😦 Oh well, there’s always next month, right?

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    Northern Dignity

    Posted by chiasmata on November 18, 2007

    Northern Dignity 19-11-07

    Here’s my progress from this weekend. I’m pretty happy with what I achieved, since my weekend wasn’t as quiet as what I’m used to. I’m very happy to have the owl done, that backstitch took an eternity!

    I watched The Fellowship of the Ring, but didn’t go any further. Just wasn’t in an LOTR mood. So I pulled out both versions of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (movie and BBC serial) watched them.

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    MY SAT and an important note!

    Posted by Lady Periphaeria on November 18, 2007

    Well, as I only have stitched this in Friday and half of Saturday I would say that my SAT achievement was rather good, it could have been better, but I got possessed by this odd thought of doing housework 😯 … (Not that I have done it that much. 😆 ) Anyway, I got about half of Winter stitched:

    And the IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL of you

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    Huge happy dance!

    Posted by vipsu2000 on November 18, 2007

    Despite of the missing charts and migrane I managed to finish my Flip-it bits by Lizzie Kate. =) I had to clean the house too on Saturday so who knows what I would have stitched if I would have got whole weekend for myself? But here it is…. (click the picture so you can see the whole thing properly)

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    Thank you Iris *waving* =)!

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    Friday’s Effort

    Posted by chiasmata on November 16, 2007

    Northern Dignity 16-11-07b

    Didn’t get too much done last night. Mum’s boyfriend just had a hip replacement, and my idiot brother brought his even idioter girlfriend ’round, so I spent most of the night destressing mum and making sure brother and attachment didn’t set fire to themselves or something. But it’s quite today, and after a bit of domestic pottering I’m going to pull out my Lord of the Rings extended special edition box set and settle down to a good bout of stitching.

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    More Colourful Cat

    Posted by Stargazer on November 16, 2007

    I’m aiming to get this design finished.  I’m not sure if I will as I am on antibiotics and painkillers for a manky toothache.  I saw the dentist today and it seems the work he did on Tuesday has affected the nerves all along my jawline.  So, I need to concentrate on my stitching to try and forget the pain!

    This is my progress so far:

    As you can see, I’ve done quite a bit since last SAT weekend.  This is supposed to be one of my son’s Christmas presents so I need to get a move on with it.

    Good luck with your targets, everyone! 😀

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    Red Velvet again

    Posted by Rachael on November 16, 2007

    I have stitched some on this as I missed the last stitchathon , but I hope to finish the last two blocks and maybe start  another row.

    12th nov 2007

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    Posted by berkanafairy on November 16, 2007

    This is my first SAL and I still haven’t decided what to work on! I am delaying a decision till this evening, then I shall sit down and work on whatever grabs me.

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    Posted by stitchitandie on November 16, 2007

    Hi all 🙂 For my first SAT session I have decided to work on Mirabilia’s November’s Topaz Fairy 😀 I forgot to take a photo earlier so fabric colour is a bit off.



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    Starting Point

    Posted by chiasmata on November 16, 2007

    Well, it’s half five Friday afternoon, I’m home early from work and ready to start stitching! My fabby is currently hanging on the line though. 😦 I didn’t realise til I piced it up just then how dirty the bottom half had gotten.

    Anyway, it won’t take long to dry in today’s heat. So here’s the starting point for this weekend:

    Northern Dignity 16/11/07

    I plan to finish off the goat in the bottom right corner and the bottom of the polar bear,
    then over and start the bottom left page, completing the snow owl and arctic fox. Wish me luck. 🙂

    Hopefully I’ll post an update pic after tonight’s stitching.

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    My stitch a thon goal

    Posted by vkchev on November 16, 2007

    I am hoping to get Mirabilia’s Thanksgiving Harvest Fairy finished. I have put a pic on my blog


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    Me too!

    Posted by Lady Periphaeria on November 15, 2007

    I will be participating, but I decided to give Loy a break and start Winter Dragon (the same dragon Leslie was working on 🙂 ) to the Seasonal Dragons Round Robin I am participating as the deadline is 1st of December.

    I don’t place any specific goals as I am recovering (or rather trying to recover) from a nasty cold (or as the GP said it: Idiopathic Acute Upper Respiratory Infection), but, of course, more is better and it would be great if I could finish the dragon within the SAT. :mrgreen:

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    Posted by Renée Goodvin on November 15, 2007

    I will be participating! The question is… should I work on “Above the Clouds” again or should I work on a belated birthday exchange for a certain Lady? 😉

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    I’ll take my words back

    Posted by vipsu2000 on November 15, 2007

    I can’t work with the Flip-it bits whole weekend like I intended. I thought I have all charts already but I don’t have the November and December. So I try to stitch the August, September and October and then I think I stitch the Margaret Sherry’s calendar cats.

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    I’ll be here

    Posted by chiasmata on November 15, 2007

    Wow, it’s gonna be a small group of stitchers this month. You can tell the silly season is almost upon us!

    This month I don’t have any specific goals. I plan to stitch as much as I can on a current WIP Northern Dignity. I’m currently at about 50% done, so if I can finish the page I’m on and make a nice dent on the next page that would be nice.

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    November SAT

    Posted by iris1973 on November 14, 2007

    not for me this weekend, have to work…. 😦

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