Coming Right Along

I got a lot done this weekend! All week I have been fussing with this Sweetheart Tree ornament which I started in 2012, finished in 2015, and which has sat around “unfinished” for the last year. I was emboldened to try the same technique as the friendship A frame, but with a heart shape. It …

Feeling Productive!

Lounging Hare has proved to be a great motivator this week-I can’t wait to really get into it. So, I have FINALLY finished For the Birds! Ta Da! I really like it! I plan to frame it up myself.  I need to find a frame with a 7 1/2″ square opening. Not likely, right? I …

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 …

2 Last Summer Projects and 2 New Starts

Here we are at the end of summer with my last finishes! First up is Ding Dong Merrily on High by Little House Needleworks. I cut it pretty close on this one to use up the remnant from You are My Sunshine-really pretty fabric. And anyway, it will be an ornament. Little House makes such …

Finishes and a New Beginning

It’s been a very productive year for me, needlework-wise, all spurred initially by a rebuke over my consumption of the dataplan while waiting in line to pick up the kids from school. Clearly I needed something else to do! I started with some of the Mill Hill ornament kits I’ve had around for quite some …