Stitching & Stash Acquisition for January

January started off so well, I was stitching every day and I was enjoying it, things were running along smoothly. I had started a new medication over the holiday break and I was seeing some improvement. Then my health insurance said they wouldn’t cover it. We appealed the decision and got rejected yet again. So frustrating. I have to get some lab work done and start an immunosuppressant medication this week. So not fun. We were trying to avoid going that route, but ended up here anyway after a year of trying other things.

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed I stopped posting a daily stitch around the middle of January. That’s when I started to have flare ups again, and my hands were just not cooperating for stitching. They’re still not cooperating. Okay, enough of that, you don’t want to hear my medical woes. Let’s talk stitching!

Stitching progress was made on:

Stash acquired:

I picked up the January Thread of the Month pack from Ship’s Manor

I bought 16 count Ice Blue aida for the Weavers Band Mystery SAL, plus a few skeins of DMC because I wasn’t sure what color I wanted to use.

Designing and pattern releases:

It was a busy few weeks here at Stitching the Night Away…

Thomas Edison Quote – 10,000 Ways That Won’t Work
free cross stitch pattern "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

Dreamer of Improbable Dreams Doctor Who Quote
"I am and always will be the optimist, the hoper of far-flung hopes, the dreamer of improbable dreams." - The Doctor

Blackwork Bookmarks Trio the Second
blackwork bookmarks trio second pattern cover preview

That’s all of January in my stitching world. Thanks for having a peek. I hope your month was full of stitchy goodness as well. Happy stitching, friends 🙂
Loretta

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About Loretta

Passionate stitcher. Mom of four amazing young men. Wife to a comic book geek who makes me smile every day. Transcriptionist by trade. Gluten-free by necessity. Writer at heart. Seeker of knowledge and reader of novels. Dreamer of big colorful creative dreams.

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