Couching and Satin Stitch

All I’ve done lately is couching and satin stitch. Couching metal threads on my fancy butterflies: Satin stitch on the bargello and anniversary piece: I finished the black outlines on the Bargello. This is how big it is and how much filling I have to do! Wow! It will be a lot of work but …

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 …

May 2021 Fully Finished Objects

I’m linking up with Rachel at Ten Hour Stitcher for the Fully Finished Objects Gallery this month. This SAL is the best motivator to get those projects out of your box or drawer and out on display! Thanks for hosting, Rachel! I have a few pretties to share with you! I framed Deerfield by Chartmakers. …

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 …