- Reached Gold Card status
- Retired from paid work
- Sold one house and bought another
- Moved to a new city to commence a new life
- Without being convinced of the accuracy of my count it looks like I have stitched 26 individual items and only two still need construction and final finishing.
- Kept my weekly food bill under $100 - this year I managed an average of $95.65 per week
Tonight I completed the last stitch in the fascinating Temperature Chart. Somehow in the house shift I have mislaid my graph paper so the centering of the letters on each side is not totally mathematically pleasing. However, I intend to make this into a cushion to sit on my sofa - once I find a suitable coordinating fabric. In 2020 I will stitch the same for my new city and have a matching pair of cushions.
I lined the piece with a scrap of ivory silk which gave a pleasing neutral finish and a good shake of the button box revealed two small buttons for the fastening,