April 2021 Smalls Check In

My small this month is the little Victoria Sampler Beyond Cross Stitch kit I am making into a box top for my daughter’s First Communion/Confirmation. It’s a sweet little thing! The pulled stitches were easy once I figured out the rhythm and they turned out so pretty I think. I have been unable to find …

Gifted Gorgeousness April ’21

I am linking up for this month’s Gifted Gorgeousness blog hop with Jo of Serendipitous Stitching. I don’t usually participate in this one but I have Things To Share this time! Last month was my birthday and I got a VERY special stitching gift from my husband. It is Jewel of the Sea by Georgina …

Queen of Hearts

(I have edited this with some additional tips for success when making hearts-best wishes if you use these directions to make a heart!) I’m the Queen of Hearts this weekend, making up all my heart shaped stitches for February. I dug through my finishes to come up with 6 hearts that wanted finishing, and since …

The People Choose…

Modern Samplers! For those just joining in, Let the People Choose is a Blog Hop organized by Jo of Serendipitous Stitching. Each month “The People” suggest a blog post theme, and we all do our best to show and tell for the theme. This month is one of my favorite themes so far, the Modern …

February 2020 Smalls Check In

Welcome to the February 2020 Smalls SAL Check In! I got quite a bit of Smalls stitching in this month. I already showed off a couple Mill Hill ornaments and even squeezed in one more Snow Crystal! This one is Sapphire Snow Crystal. These snow crystals are super quick to stitch and very effective with …

Advent Calendar Day 23: TA DAH! A Big Happy Dance

In honor of Day 23 of Jo’s Advent Calendar, I present to you my completed Heirloom Nativity from The Victoria Sampler! Finished this morning at 7:23 am, I started it in November of 2016: This piece has been a joy to work on. It gave me almost no trouble. I used the floss packs from …

Three end of year goals

It’s now November so I feel like it’s time to take stock of my WIPs and see what I can get done before the end of the year. ONE: I really want to get the months done for the Joyful World Calendar. November is half done, just waiting on a thread to finish that gorgeous …