September Smalls Check In

How can it be the end of September already?! How are we 3/4 of the way through 2021? I heard a theory about the perceived passages of time. The older you get the faster time seems to go because each moment is a smaller fraction of your overall lifespan than it was when you were …

Sampler September: Pinks and Greens

Well, there’s about a week left for Sampler September. This week I did take a little break to sort some things out, namely the correct color white for my Quaker Garden: Jean at The Attic recommended a super bright white silk for me, White Optique from AVAS. I like it. I’m going with it. After …

May Wrap Up and More New Things

It was a good month. I stitched a lot, but of course I never stitch as much as I want to! I must be happy with the time I have and what I got done in it, and that’s what this post is about. I already shared with you my 2 finishes and FFO, the …

Oh happy day! Strawberry Garden is finished!

Yay yay yay! Strawberry garden took only 3 more stitching sessions to finish up! I just love it! Goodness it was a lot of lazy daisies. But towards the end I was a lot less particular about perfect placement. They may be off by a thread here and there but I think for this design …

Stitch All Weekend!

It doesn’t happen very often, but thanks to several reasons, both good (Mother’s Day!) and bad (our whole family came down with a horrid cold – not COVID- and had to cancel all our plans!) I got to stitch all weekend! Being the second weekend of the Instagram Blackbird Designs Weekend SAL, my night stitching …

People’s Choice: Spring

For March, the People have chosen Spring as the theme of the blog hop. I have a few springy stitches to share. Here is one I made last year which you might remember, Jeannette Douglas’ Jump Into Spring: This piece also from last year also seems springy to me, it is called Pensee Sauvage from …