Friday, January 26, 2018

Smalls SAL: January

My January stitch for Stitching Lotus's Smalls SAL:

This year, instead of doing miscellaneous smalls, I decided to work on individual pieces of one larger pattern throughout the year. The design is "Frolic in the Foliage" by Blue Ribbon Designs:

I've broken it down by the nine squares, plus each set of words. Unless I skip ahead or fall behind, I'll be done in November. I'm stitching entirely from stash, too, and kitting it up was interesting since I have none of the Weeks Dye Works threads called for. :/

One other small thing stitched this month: a heart from the book "Sweet Stitches from the Heart" by Anne Sohier-Fournel, Agnes Delage-Calvet, and Isabelle Leloup.
I just felt like stitching a heart? It's stitched on a scrap of 32 count linen with a VMSS thread.

9 comments:

Sarah said...

I love the fall piece. It will be fun watching it come to life this year.

Mary said...

I love Fall and I can't wait to see each part stitched up. Your heart is very pretty.

Katie said...

I like your idea for the SAL. Congrats on finishing up a section for this month. Your heart is too cute too. Great way to use up a scrap piece of fabric.

Julie said...

Perfect idea for the SAL, each little block a mini finish. A nice design - looking forward to watching this one grow.

Pamela said...

I really like the fall piece. Stitching a block a month is a great idea.

Stitching Angel said...

The scarecrow is cute, great idea doing a block every month. Good luck with your goal.

Elfie said...

I like your idea of breaking up the larger project into smaller pieces - very creative. And I just love your heart.

Carol said...

Love your little scarecrow, Amy--very cute!

Robin in Virginia said...

Super finish with the scarecrow block! I like your idea for tackling this project and look forward to seeing your monthly progress. Sweet heart!

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