Let's start with the stitching this month - I continue to work on my ornaments from the 2015 Just Cross Stitch Christmas Ornaments magazine. I finished May and June during May. The May ornament took a while, but the June one zipped right along and I finished it in three days! I am glad to have these done so that I can spend June working on a non-ornament project.
|Christmas Test Drive - May ornament|
|June ornament - Joyful Santa|
On the crochet front, I sat down and went back to the Pikachu hat that I started for my daughter in spring of 2015. Last June, I attached the eyes and cheeks and it looked scary! I threw it into a bag and didn't touch it again until my daughter asked me if I was ever going to finish it for her. I pulled it out the next night, read some tips on Ravelry, and started with fresh eyes and cheeks. While it still doesn't look like the model, it is done and the important thing is that she likes it!
Finally, in the sewing front, I focused on my APQ Challenge project for the month. By the end of the month, I had all the blocks done and up on the wall. I am now working my way through piecing them into diamonds, mostly one or two at a time.
All in, not counting couch time where I stitch, crochet, or hand sew, I had 7 1/4 hours dedicated to sewing time. I have a long list of things to work on in June, so hope to get a little more consistent at getting down to the basement a few times a week.