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 …

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 …

Advent Blog Hop 2021

Welcome! It is the Serendipitous Stitching 2021 Advent Blog Hop! The theme this year is Christmas Trees! I was so happy to see that because I just love Christmas trees. My parents lived in Germany before I was born (actually I was born in Heidelberg and spent my first year there too) and collected many …

July 2021 Fully Finished Gallery: Things with Wings

I can’t believe it’s time for another FFO Gallery link up! Thank you, Rachel for continuing to host this! This month evidently my personal theme is “Things with Wings.” I am proud to share my Amy Mitten Summer Casket Keepsake Butterfly for those who didn’t see it last week: And I have another butterfly to …

May Wrap Up and More New Things

It was a good month. I stitched a lot, but of course I never stitch as much as I want to! I must be happy with the time I have and what I got done in it, and that’s what this post is about. I already shared with you my 2 finishes and FFO, the …

Baseball stitching and a Birthday Start

I had a really nice weekend! It’s been months since I’ve been able to go watch my oldest son play baseball. Usually my husband takes him because he’s one of the coaches and only 2 people for each player have been allowed to come. With 4 other kids that just doesn’t work for our family! …