Sunday, 26 April 2015

Stitch From Stash - April 2015

Hello again!

Here are the financial details of April's Stitch From Stash:

BROUGHT FORWARD - £38.98
APRIL BUDGET - $25 = £16.86 (at 01/04/2015 exchange rate)
EARNED - $16.00 = £10.79
AVAILABLE TO SPEND - £66.63
SPENT - £66.40
CARRIED FORWARD - £0.23 Phew!


Spending:
* £20.95 on fabric (loads of 16ct cream aida)
* £45.45 on new charts (a one-off extravagance during my weekend away as I would not normally buy full-priced charts)


I also bought other items, which are exempt from the budget, including some Rit dyes for dyeing my own fabric, and some iron-on interfacing, wadding, fabric and fabric glue for finishing off some smalls. You will hopefully see these being used in the not-too-distant future.

Qualifying projects worked on: (post to follow on 30th April)
* autumn
* winter
* canal crossing

Non-qualifying projects worked on: (post to follow on 30th April)
* OMG Tigger is out
* pretty little London
* ravenclaw

Qualifying projects completed: (all $4 each)

Playful Puss 1                       Playful Puss 2

Christmas Quacker

  Lizzie Kate April flip-it stamp


Non-qualifying projects completed:
* none

I admit to having a high-spending month in April so hope my SFS account won't be quite so close to the red in May!

Love and hugs
Rachel x

16 comments:

  1. Close to the red, but not in the red numbers, lol.

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  2. You just made it! Well done on your finishes and you got some great new stash too.

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  3. Wonderful new stash :) You did well to stay within the budget though, I'd have blown it in no time. Congrats!

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  4. Amazing new stash and love all your finishes. well done for staying within the budget even with your little spree.

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  5. Oooo - great job coming in under budget!! : ) Good for you!

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  6. Congrats on all of the cute finishes and love your new stash. Yeah, you didn't go over budget.

    Linda

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  7. Spring alphabet is such a cute design. I look forward to seeing it started.

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  8. Lovely charts and you are doing well with the budget !!!

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  9. You squeezed by. The pretty stash is totally worth the slip at least.

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  10. Great new start :) Looking forward to see your new starts!

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  11. Ooohh! Look at all those new charts!!! Congrats on all those cute finishes!!

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  12. You're still in the black! Super cute finishes too!

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  13. Hey, at least you're still in the black! Great SFS report, Rachel. I love all your adorable finishes.

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  14. Love all your finishes! As long as you are in the black on the SFS budget, I think it is great and as we see...every cent counts!

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  15. I just popped over from Crafting Paws and scrolled through several of your posts. I just love the cross-stitch projects you are working on and have finished. Lovely work! I look forward to seeing more in the future.

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  16. Sweet stitching! Wonderful new patterns!

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