Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Stitch From Stash - May 2015

Good morning fellow bloggers!

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

MAY BUDGET - $25 = £16.51 (at 01/05/2015 exchange rate)
EARNED - $11.00 = £7.26
SPENT - £18.16

* £7.95 on two charts
* £10.21 on a kit

Snowman Row by Ursula Michael (download from crosstitch.com)
These will be stitched as nine individual projects.

Halloween Banners by Artecy (download from crosstitch.com)
(thank you Heather of Fantasy Cross Stitch for introducing me to these!)

Christmas Ornament Pals Kit by Dimensions
(thanks to Katie Jeremiah's Mom for tempting me again!)

I feel very guilty about buying these but they were all on offer and I was feeling down in the dumps that day - a lethal combination!

Qualifying projects worked on: (post to follow 31st May)
* dandelion time
* autumn
* tea

Non-qualifying projects worked on: (post to follow 31st May)
* dreaming of dolphins
* pretty little London
* hufflepuff
* ravenclaw

Qualifying projects completed: ($4, $3 and $4)

 My Treasure                            Friends Forever

Lizzie Kate May flip-it stamp

Although slightly bigger, Friends Forever was categorized as 60x60 as a lot is unstitched. I  also claimed only 75% of the bonus as it became a qualifying project after 1/4 completed.

Non-qualifying projects completed:
* none

My closing balance this month, along with next month's budget, will be spent on threads. Let's see how close I can get to zero for my end of SFS-A closing June balance!

Rachel x


Mii Stitch said...

Fantastic!! I love Halloween Banners & the Christmas ornaments Pals!! I've been drooling on these for a while but have not yet bought them :D
So looking forward to seeing your progress on these!

Miamina said...

You are doing great with the SFS! I don't blame you for spending on those, they are lovely!

Tina said...

Such cute snowmen!! I collect them as ornaments...but for some reason it never dawned on me to stitch them as well!! Hmm, thanks for that!

katjakay said...

That little dragon is so cute. And I love the Halloween banners, they would be a perfect gift for a friend, off to check them out.

Preeti said...

Lovely charts!! Great going on everything- saving,spending and stitching :)

Pull the other thread said...

Well done on stitching to budget. Love your new stash, sometimes we all need a little retail therapy.

Heather said...

Yay! I'm glad someone else will be working on them since mine aren't getting much love ATM. They're a pretty quick stitch there's really no confetti and I'm eager to start mine again. I've been debating getting those ornaments since I saw them on Katie's blog as well lol. Good progress :)

Brigitte said...

Great new stah, Rachel. we sometimes just need that, so don't feel guilty about it.

Katie said...

Oh great new stash. I love the Christmas Pals. Glad I could enable you. The other two you got enabled me but I'm not falling for it.....yet.