SAL: Christmas Greetings

At my last posting I introduced the new project that I am calling Christmas Greetings. That was three weeks ago, three weeks that feels like it was just yesterday.

I got a small start last time, nothing to write home about. If you remember, I was having trouble with the floss and wasn’t happy with it. I really wasn’t sure what was wrong, was it me or the floss πŸ™‚

Thanks to all the input, It was unanimous last posting that I replace all the floss (bad floss with the kit) and I did, almost immediately. I wasn’t able to match the colors exactIy but close enough. I’ve run into a few counting mistakes that I decided to let go. I think in the long run they won’t make to much of a difference and the overall affect will be fine.

Despite some company for a few days, all the preparation before their arrival, I was able to get a nice start on this.

Here is where I am now

Now I am off to check in with you all. Have a wonderful, safe next three weeks.

Avis,Β Claire,Β Gun,Β Carole,Β Constanze,Β Christina,Β Kathy,Β Margaret,Β Cindy,Β 

Heidi,Β Jackie,Β Sunny,Β Megan,Β Deborah,Β Renee,Β Carmela,Β Sharon,Β 

Daisy,Β Anne,Β AJ,Β Laura,Β Cathie,Β Linda,Β Helen

22 thoughts on “SAL: Christmas Greetings

  1. Susan Nixon August 15, 2021 / 4:47 pm

    That’s a lot done! I don’t think the colors matter when no one is going to be comparing your piece to the pattern cover. This looks good!

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 1:54 pm

      Thank you Susan – I agree there will be no comparison so it will be just fine πŸ™‚

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 1:57 pm

      Thank you Avis – this is such a cheerful print just about all colors will make us smile πŸ™‚

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  2. Christina August 15, 2021 / 7:36 pm

    Wow, great start! I think the cheerful colors you’ve chosen are working perfectly πŸ™‚

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 2:05 pm

      Thank you Christina πŸ™‚ This is such a cheery project to begin with, it’s easy to smile while I stitch.

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  3. claire93 August 15, 2021 / 7:37 pm

    you’re off to a very good start ^^

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 2:06 pm

      Thank you Claire. I’m feeling good with this start.

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  4. Deb August 15, 2021 / 8:01 pm

    A great start!πŸ‘ Santa’s going to work a few pounds off if he keeps skating like that.πŸ˜‰

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 2:08 pm

      Thank you Deb. Your reply made be laugh πŸ™‚ Q: how do you get the ‘clapping hands and smiley face on your replies?

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      • Deb August 17, 2021 / 2:41 am

        I have a apple iPad and there are emojis included on the keyboard.🌺

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        • Sharon August 17, 2021 / 7:21 pm

          Ahh haaa – thats the secret. I have an apple laptop, doesn’t have emojis on keyboard but would love that πŸ™‚

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        • Carole August 27, 2021 / 9:52 am

          πŸ‘ Go to Edit>emoji & symbols and pick which one you want. It takes a little longer to do on a MacBook but it’s still doable πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜œ

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  5. Cathie J August 15, 2021 / 9:44 pm

    You’ve made great progress even though you had to change the flosses. This looks great!

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    • Sharon August 16, 2021 / 2:09 pm

      Thanks Cathie πŸ™‚ It’s was a bit of a pain changing threads but sooooo worth it!

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  6. Carole August 27, 2021 / 9:49 am

    That’s a lovely start on that and it must be so much better stitching with decent threads. The colours will be absolutely fine, I’m sure πŸ™‚

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    • Sharon August 27, 2021 / 3:54 pm

      Thank you Carole, the threads have made a world of difference working this.

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