The People Choose…Monochrome

This month, Jo’s blog hop “The People Choose” is themed Monochrome. Well I do not have a lot of monochrome to show for this month but I did find a few things! Some you even saw last month for finishing so you get to see them again! I think my first monochrome piece was this …

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 …

Candy Cane Twist! A Peacock-Colored Initial!

I finished Little House Needleworks’ Candy Cane Twist! This was a small quick project but so good to get it done because it has been in my “Do This Year” binder for 2 years! I am off to Jo Ann’s this week to see if their selection of Christmas fabrics is in yet. I would …

The First Week of August

We’ve been extraordinarily busy this week with back to school, kids’ activities, and a major construction project-having a basketball court put in our large and neglected side yard. That project was more complicated than you might think as it involved rerouting irrigation and electrical lines, building a wall and seating/planter box and moving tons of …