The People Choose…Pets!

I’m taking part in Jo’s People’s Choice this month to highlight pet themed stitching. For me, that means cats. Although I don’t have any pets at the moment, until recently I had cats my whole life, and before children I also went through a period of serious fish-keeping. But I learned that aquarium fish are …

Happy New Year! A 2021 Summary

In 2021 I had 28 finishes. It is much less than the number of finishes as 2020 (42 I think?) but most of them were a good deal more complex. And several of them were off my “bucket list,” projects I deemed to be high priorities in my stitching career. I also had a good …

The People Choose…

Traditional Samplers! I didn’t always but I have really come to LOVE traditional samplers, both reproductions and adaptations/”in the style of.” I have finished a quite a few in the past couple years. You’ve seen them all already but it’s fun to gather them here for a group post. First is my favorite, the one …

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 …

Two Little Finishes and My New Focus Project

I got my 2 little WIPS dones last week, they were quickies! Here is the Christmas Ornament from GPA. This was so enjoyable to stitch with luscious silks! It would work for any number of color combinations. I like designs like that, those that can really show off the threads. I am thinking a rich …