All things bright and beautiful

I finished the Jiffy crewel “I Love You!” Ornament. So fun! My baby girl picked out this one to do next so I will make it for her. She loves going on a rocking horse. Whenever we go to Hobby Lobby we always must plan for 10-15 minutes to ride the rocking horsies in the …

Sharing the gift of stitching: stockings from my Mom

My dear mother is visiting this week and she brought a present for our baby which I know you all will appreciate seeing: My mom is a “gift” stitcher. She only makes presents for people. She doesn’t ever stitch for herself. She made a beautiful cross stitch for my Grandma (her mother in law) (the …

Interruptions

So, instead of stitching the past 2 weeks, I have been madly trying to get the Halloween costumes done. There is always an outlet for creativity, right? My challenge costume this year was Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. It wasn’t actually that bad…I had a pattern for the gown already…and Hobby Lobby sells pre-glittered gold posterboard …