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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

My New Year's Start

Happy New Year!

Sorry I haven't posted in a while but my whole family has been sick!  One after the other - even the baby got sick and my brother had to go home to his pediatrician after only being in a day and a half :C

I finished five of my eight afghans and I'm almost done with two more.  The last is halfway done and I will show you those soon!

I always have a new start on New Year's Day and this year it is Yarr!


His pic:

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His materials:

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No progress pic yet as I have only barely started him but I will show whatever I have tomorrow.

I'm not 100% sure if I'm doing Crazy January as it should be done but I am going to start some sort of project - cross stitch, crochet, puzzle, organizing - something - every day this month and pester you all with posts!

For Christmas gifts, my sister got me two HAEDs - classical paintings instead of my usual :D

'Meeting on the Turret Stairs'

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and 'King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid'

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and a friend in the writing community (I like to write short stories) got me this off my HAED wishlist:

'I Hear Silence' by Adele Sessler

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10 comments:

  1. Looking forward to seeing your progress and lovely additions to your stash.

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  2. Congrats on finishing five of the afghans Tama. I love your new start.

    Happy New Year,
    Linda

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  3. Nice new kits! I'm trying to get a handle on my messy craft room before I resume any major projects!

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  4. Looking forward to seeing this one stitched up:)

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  5. Oh, I love your new project and I am looking forward to seeing him come to live =) As soon as I am done with catching up with all the blogs I'm following I'll have a new start, too and I am already so excited about it =)
    I love the new charts you got =)

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  6. Yarr is on my to stitch list too! Who wouldn't want to stitch that yummy eye candy!! I love the other HAED you got also!!! Happy stitching! And hope you have a great and stitchy 2014!!

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  7. Yarr's amazing, I've got a couple of Marta's, and Meeting on the Turret stairs is lovely.

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  8. Yarr looks amazing! Have a great time stitching!

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  9. I've always thought that Yarr should be called "Phwoarrrrrr" he is such a spunk!
    I love meeting on the turret stairs I have this one in the Golden Kite version, really looking forward to seeing the HAED version stitched up. Beautiful new charts, you lucky girl!
    Alicia xo

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