People’s Choice: Birds!

This is a People’s Choice theme for which I have a lot to share! I just LOVE to stitch birds! I am excited to share some of my favorites again with you! How about this very old one, Wise Old Owl from Raise the Roof? This was stitched before I started blogging and I’m not …

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 …

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. …

Friday Finishing (My June Small)

I’ve developed a bad habit of not finishing my works. I know I’m not the only one with this problem but for me it’s starting to seem unjust to all the time I’ve spent stitching! And I had an impetus this month-I finished stitching Lounging Hare from the class I took with Sherri Jones in …

2017 Summary Part 1: Finishes!

Happy New Year!!! I feel like I should really take stock of my finishes for 2017 in one post to get a sense of what I really got done. I finished many smalls and many ornaments, thanks mostly to the smalls/ornaments SALs I’ve participated in! Here are my pin cushions: The two on the top …

My first biscornus

For the Christmas Ornies SAL last month, the theme was blingy ornaments. I could have stayed safe and done one of my numerous very blingy Mill Hill kits. But, I have really been wanting to do the Victoria Sampler Biscornuments and this was a good excuse. They were fast to stitch up so I made …

Another Month, a New Batch of Starts

I finished Fraktur Friends! I love it!  (Where is my picture??) To celebrate, I kitted up all the things I hope to work on (and complete) in the next  month. And then I started them all. First, the 2001 Prairie Schooler Santa. 2001 is important for me because it is my anniversary year. I like …