Monday, January 26, 2015

SFS January and Starts #23-26

It's time to report for Stitch From Stash hosted by Epic Stitching. In the last month, I've discovered I really have zero discipline when it comes to spending on needlework stash. I am so impressed with other stitchers who report $0 spent for the month. Only through coupons and sales was I able to stay in the black. We do have a maximum $25 budget for each month, so I'll call it a win that I didn't spend more than that.

Month: January 
Spent: $22.79
Earned: $0 (No finishes this month, but I should have some next month)

What I bought this month: Three Lizzie Kate charts (I still need three Snow Belles and 10 Jingles to complete the sets)
DMC floss (this isn't all of it, just what I had on hand for the picture), a 30 x 36 piece of oatmeal Aida (not pictured), buttons for a Lizzie Kate chart I started back on the 14th, and a Little House Needleworks Calendar Girl chart (still need 10 to complete the set).
This is going to be harder than I thought.

Four more starts for the SDUCJFC:
All four of these are from the Disney Home: Pooh and Friends booklet from Leisure Arts.
#23: Pooh




#24: Piglet



#25: Tigger



#26: Eeyore


I'm stitching them all on the same piece of fabric.
Before I go, I wanted to show off my talented daughter's sculpting. Hope got a big package of Sculpy clay for Christmas, and she's been having fun with it lately.
Bacon and eggs, a glass of milk, pancakes with syrup and butter, peas and carrots, and a cheeseburger.
Each of these is about half an inch in diameter. I remain always in awe of her talent.
 
Thanks for reading and looking.
Blessings :-)

Today's Inspiration







22 comments:

  1. I love your Lizzie Kate purchases, so adorable, esp.the reindeer. Cute Pooh & friends, where do u get your stamina! Your daughter sure got your skills, so creative!

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    1. Thanks :-) I hope it stays with me; I still have 33 more starts for the challenge. She is talented, that's for sure :-)

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  2. Looks like you have some fun projects to work on. The sculptures your daughter has done are amazing. So detailed for being so small. Hope your week is off to a great start! Heather

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    1. I'm enjoying all of them. Yes, she really is talented. Thanks :-)

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  3. Thank you for visiting my blog and becoming a follower. I am now following your blog as well. Happy Stitching!

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    1. Thanks, Heather :-) Eeyore's always been my favorite, too.

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  5. Love the new stash! And Winnie the Pooh (and friends) are great!!!
    I remember trying, and failing, to "sculpt" when I was younger. Your daughter has done a wonderful job. :-)

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    1. Thanks, Caitlin :-) I never had much luck with sculpting either; that's a talent she has all to herself.

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  6. Your stash and starts are great! I have those Pooh designs, um, somewhere!
    Cute sculpy food, she did a good job :D

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  7. Well done on sticking to the budget. Lots of great stash and your winnie the Pooh starts are wonderful

    Wow those clay scupltures are wonderful, super talented girl!

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    1. Thanks :-) It wasn't easy! She is very talented.

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  8. I love all your new starts Kate. I think I have that book. Awesome new stash. Hope's sculpting looks good enough to eat.

    Linda

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    1. Thanks, Linda :-) It amazes me how talented she is.

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  9. Love the new starts. Amazing sculptures. Looks like she is having fun with it.

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  10. Lovely stash and cute starts!! Your daughter has made cute things:)

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  11. Love Winnie the Pooh! Your daughter's "food" looks great!

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  12. Just popping in to say thank you for your nice comment on my blog and for the birthday wishes!! I'm so amazed by all of your starts--and your daughter's work is charming :)

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  13. Congrats for staying on budget!
    Love your new LK's.
    Great starts! Love Eeyore!

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