Gifted Gorgeousness! And a December Creativity Recap

I’m linking up with Jo of Serendipitous Stitching for a picture heavy post of my creative efforts this month, including a few gifts! First of all, the banner image features our mantel with the gorgeous needlepoint stockings my mom made and gave each of us over the years. I’ve shared them before but they are …

Final Sampler September Update

Are you tired of hearing about my sampler stitching? Ok, here’s the last one for a while, probably! First of all, I have finished H. Faulkner! Except she is no longer a reproduction sampler and she is no longer H. Faulkner. I ultimately decided to put my Grandma’s name and birth year on it. Do …

Another Sampler September Check In

Here you can see I’ve made great strides with H Faulkner! She’ll definitely be a finish this month which will be very nice even if I’m not able to start my other sampler. I haven’t decided about the name yet. And here is Bathya. The pink flowers were easy after the green ones. I have …

Sampler September Check In!

If you’ve been looking at my Instagram, there is nothing new to see here, but I wanted to share my progress on Sampler September stitching for those who haven’t. Bathya and H Faulkner are coming along nicely. I haven’t started the Chessie and Me project yet. Here is H (Harriet? Helene? Hannah?) Faulkner: I just …

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 …

Sampler September wraps up and I pull out my October Stitching

I have stitched on I Bathya from Hands Across the Sea about 24 days this month. Here is how much I got finished: Not too bad! I’m pleased with the result from that many days. She’s a very slow stitch due to having to learn stitches and techniques to get it as good as possible …