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Update #2 Santa’s journey stocking and more…

Just a quick post on my progress. It’s going well! On another project I slipped in here when I was bored with cross stitching: a hat and scarf for me newest granddaughter. I know she won’t use this winter but … Continue reading

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Update #1 Santa’s Journey Stocking

Santa has a face!  Oh it looks so much better now. I have four months to finish. Happy stitching until next time! Jan

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A new project

I have one more Christmas stocking to do this year besides this one I just completed for my newly arrived Granddaughter. I also have a new daughter in law this year and in sticking with my tradition, as I have … Continue reading

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Final Christmas Morning Stocking

Ready for Christmas now that I’ve finished my granddaughters stocking! Of course this year she will still be too small(7+months old), to acknowledge this, but she will still get her little treats from Santa!! A friend recommended I make a … Continue reading

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Love it homegrown too!

We moved into a brand new neighborhood last November. And by brand new I mean it went from raw land to roads and houses!  Because of that, it took awhile for birds to visit my yard. But at least now … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Stocking update #4

Moving right along on this cute stocking for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter 🙂 Here is where I did my little amendment to the pattern, taking off some hair from the top of her head and then adding a little length down … Continue reading

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Sewing a newborn dress is like…..

sewing doll clothes, but oh so fun!!    I’m using McCall’s pattern #M6103 for this jersey knit dress. I used the same pattern HERE, but made a romper for my grandson.  And here’s the completed dress for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter: (The color … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Stocking update #3

Here is my progress so far on this cute stocking that I am making for my soon to be born granddaughter… I was anxious to do some of the highlight stitching, especially her legs, as it looked like one solid … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Stocking update #2

I’m liking how this stocking is coming together! What a cute little bear. So, this is how the threads are arranged from Janlynn. It’s a good method, but not once you start using the threads; cutting in half and separating … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Stocking update #1

I’ve accomplished what I think is a lot for a weeks spare time work….. compared to last weeks post:

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