December 31, 2012

Last Exchange of 2012

I rounded off the year with one last exchange.  I hadn't been very involved with exchanges this year compared to the last couple of years...  between the house, work, and just not feeling it so much, I wasn't a very active stitcher, or blogger for that matter.  But I decided to sign up for the Stitcher's Choice round over at the HoE blog and I think that might have sparked up a little stitchy fire under my keister! haha

I got Marie's name for my partner and this is what I chose to stitch for her:

Merry & Bright
by Erynne Chard
{freebie found here}
32ct Mushroom Lugana
DMC as charted

And some goodies I chose to fill out the package :)

I haven't received my piece yet, but will be sure to share as soon as I do!
The end of the year is so many things for me.  Christmas is my favorite holiday, my birthday falls during this last week and the new year is a fresh start.  We can all wipe the slate clean and look forward to so many things! 
2013 has me looking forward to so many things... the next round of the TUSAL, the 2013 Hair Massacure (which I'll be volunteering at this year!), stitching my first HAED (this one) and preparing the next one, and so much more!
Happy New Year friends! I wish you and your family much health & happiness for the new year ahead.  With love from my home to yours <3 p="p">

December 15, 2012

An Exchange

Today I went & mailed my exchange piece for the Stitchers Choice ornament exchange with HoE.  So I posted on the blog that it's on its way and updated my finishes on my sidebar.  Doing that, I noticed that I hadn't ever posted about the last exchange piece I sent out :)

In June, I sent out an ornament to Kathy for the Christmas Birds exchange. 

Merry Wishes
32ct Mushroom Lugana
DMC as charted
I love, love, love this piece!  Sometimes these pieces are so hard to let go of, but knowing they're going to stitchers so they'll be appreciated makes it a little bit easier :) 
Signing off to prep brunch that we're hosting tomorrow...  it's hard to believe that it's just over a week until Christmas!  I'm nowhere near ready ~ how about you??