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Do Overs


Starting over means re-doing some of my projects.  A lot of the projects that I've done I don't want to do over.  Some turned out not to be the worth effort and others were not fun at all.  There's also a feeling of "been there, done that".    I've also discovered that I enjoy the act of creating more than the results sometimes.

My first do over was this penstemon I designed a while ago.  It's small and simple and only 2 colors.  I'll eventually be restitching many of my own designs.  Luckily, I still have the charts even if I no longer have the item or pictures of the item.

My second do over is actually actually stitching something for the third time!


After the second stitching, I'd had enough.  But, I was given the 2010 Just Cross Stitch Ornament issue with the pattern and that was a sign that the reindeer needed to be stitched again.  Hopefully, that's it.

My last do over represents all the EGA seminars that I attended over the years.


This needlecase was designed by Linda Chirby of Chirby Designs from a seminar in 2000.

I know that for sure because of this:


I actually got a kit left over from the seminar.  I loved the origami needle holder then and now.  The needle holder in my original kit was magenta and I still used it for my beading needles.  I'm glad to have another one.

I did do searches on other EGA classes that I've taken.  This one was the only one where I could get the kit again and I'm glad.  It was the one I most wanted to do over.

I'm sure there will be a lot more do overs in my future.






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  1. Thank you Erica for your lovely comments and the credit. You did an awesome job. The origami needle kit and thread cards is one of our personal (kit) touches for seminar/workshop attendees. Yes, that class/kit has been retired. A few kits remain and available upon request via email.

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