The People Choose…Bees

Jo at Serendipitous Stitching hosts a monthly themed blog hop, as you may know by now! It is a nice way to showcase designs by theme and always interesting for me to discover what I’ve stitched that fits! This month’s theme is bees. I have always liked bees. One day I think it would be …

A Pause for Finishing

I took a bit of a break from stitching this week to finish some things for Rachel’s Fully Finished Object Gallery. Finishing is always more fiddly and time consuming than I plan, so I did not have anything ready to show on the 10th, but I’m only a few days late so I still think …

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 …

June’s Fully Finished Objects

At last! I have my Finishes ready to show you! I am linking up with Rachel of Ten Hour Stitcher whose SAL helps motivate us towards fully finished objects. You know I’ve been getting a lot of stitching in even though it’s summer break for the kids right now, but finishing is another matter since …

Making Progress on Those June Goals Despite a Fun Interruption

I spent all of last week stitching Kloster Blocks on the Heirloom Nativity! My goodness…they are more time consuming that I thought they would be! You really have to pay attention. I’ve had to do a bit of picking out… I guess I am 3/4 done. I can’t wait to start the eyelets and cutting! …

June Goals

I have several small projects going this month, I’m aiming to get a couple of them finished if not all. Here’s where they all are: Blackbird Design Wild Garden: Plum Street Sampler’s Birthday Tart: Beehive Needleworks Peacock Pin Pillow: What do you think of the “perfect blue?” This is Evening in Paris by Dinky Dyes. …