Queen of Hearts

(I have edited this with some additional tips for success when making hearts-best wishes if you use these directions to make a heart!) I’m the Queen of Hearts this weekend, making up all my heart shaped stitches for February. I dug through my finishes to come up with 6 hearts that wanted finishing, and since …

September Fully Finished Gallery

Many thanks again to Rachel for hosting the Fully Finished Gallery! I had a lot to finish this month! First is Foxy. Look at the beautiful vintage frame I got on eBay! Finding a good round frame was a challenge. Sandy, who is the framer at the Attic said if you ever see a good, …

Fully Finished June

Many thanks again to Rachel for hosting the monthly “Fully Finished Gallery!” It is an opportunity to show off fully finished stitches and provides great motivation every month to keep things out of the “drawer of shame.” (that special drawer or box we all have of stitched pieces that never get that final touch!) I …

January 2020 Fully Finished Gallery

My FFOs this month were supposed to be FFOs last month, but you know how it goes around the holidays! Anyway, I am so glad Rachel has decided to continue to host the FFO Gallery so that I can share these with you now! First is my Little Berry Thief Berry from Scattered Seed Samplers. …

November (and October) FFOs

I didn’t get my October FFOs posted in time for the deadline last month for Rachel’s Fully Finished Object Gallery, so I saved the post and added a few to it for November! Here are 2 months of FFOs! October: First I framed Let It Bee from The Drawn Thread. Cynthia made it easy on …

A Pause for Finishing

I took a bit of a break from stitching this week to finish some things for Rachel’s Fully Finished Object Gallery. Finishing is always more fiddly and time consuming than I plan, so I did not have anything ready to show on the 10th, but I’m only a few days late so I still think …

FFOs for August

I concentrated on getting some FFOs this past weekend in honor of the August Check-in for the FFO gallery over at Ten Hour Stitcher. Thanks for hosting, Rachel, and for giving me the motivation to get some thing(s) done! First the easy one: the Blackbird Designs Quaker Strawberry from JCS Ornaments 2006. I finished it …