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To all of my vistors. It is a joy to share my stitching. Anyone who leaves a comment has truly made me smile. Each comment is read and it is greatly appreciated. Happy Stitching.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Stitching delights

Patterns by hands on designs
I stitched zinc row twice.  The piece 
With the white chenille is going to
Be sent to a retreat called stitchcon, it will
Be used as a giveaway.  The other 
Piece is called tree farm.  I ran out of white
Chenille but it will be added once it is received.
The colors in this piece are so pretty.
Done on 28Ct Lugana

Fresh eggs farm.   Pattern by Hands on designs.
I took a part of the pattern and made this super
Cute ornament. Done on 28Ct Lugana
Back is a red check wool.
This is the smaller pattern from
Fresh eggs farm.  I finished on a
Yellow wooden piece.  I could be hung up
Or placed on any tabke, shelf, etc.
Done on 28Ct black Jobelan

From the 2005 JCS ornament issue.
By Lynns prints
Page 72 outside my window
Done on 28 ct watercress Jobelan
From the JCS 2014 ornament issue.
Snowflake house by hands on designs
Done on 28Ct Lugana
From heartstring samplery
Festive fobs Valentine' s editon.
Stitched on A scrap linen.
These little smalls are so cute.
I used Victorian motto threads to
Stitch these.  
Stitching gifts from christine at Calico
She has amazing flosstube videos.
This snoopy needle case bought tears
To my eyes.  She did an amazing job.
It is snoopy and has special meaning
To me.  Thank you so much for your
Kind gifts.

My next gift came from Gisela. She has
A blog.  The beautiful patriotic pillow
Now sits in my patriotic bowl.  She sent 
All these amazing fabrics and linen.
Thank you so much my sweet friend.
You can find her blog

Nashville market was amazing this year. I
Purchased my favorites and have some
On a wish list.

If you want to see more details on these
Pieces, you can Watch My flosstube video

It is hard to believe it is mid march. I want to
Wish everyone a Happy Easter. 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Happy March

Farm house christmas by LHN
Done on 28Ct Lugana
Stitched 1 over 1
I switched the red to Victorian motto
Scarlet orange and green to Fern Frond.
The brighter red gives it a christmas feel
I eliminated the border.  I designed a wooden
Holder my brother in law made.
You can find more details on my
YouTube video linked below. 

 The back is just as cute
 Song bird duo by Pamela Kellogg 1995
Stitched on 28Ct watercress Jobelan

 The cardinal stitched on 14ct blue Aida

 These are my first wool pillows
These are kits I purchased from
Very reasonable and excellent service
I made all 4 of these in one day and
They are displayed with my cross stitch.

 This is my favorite piece.
I used a heart for the eye.
 Fat quarters from buttermilk basin.
 My friend Kara from Kay's cross stitch 
On youtube stitched me the sunflower.
I finished into a ornament. 

 My first felt ornament.
Pattern by Larissa Holland
Her etsy shop is mmmcrafts.
Excellent, easy instructions.

 Some of my Easter displays.

Me and Moo

I am super excited for market.  I have preordered my 
Favorite patterns.  Its hard to not want to purchase
Everything.  I wish I could just see market.  I am looking forward
To see footage on youtube.  What are your favorite patterns?
Super excited it is March.  I put all of the snowmen away.  I am
So done with winter.  Happy March🐣🐣🐣.

I you want more details you can view my youtube

I can't wait to turn the clocks ahead
Happy stitching.🌻🌻🌻

Friday, February 9, 2018

Happy Valentines Day - Lots to share

 My new Valentines Display
This display was made 
In 2 days.  All three stitched pieces
Are freebies from from 
Hands on Designs 
You can find them on her blog.

 Be Mine

 This blue bird was stitched from the
JCS ornament issue 2006
 By JBW Designs
This was a gift for someone who lost
A family member
 From the JCS 2011 issue
Snow Happy.  By Glory  bee
Done on a 32 ct
I changed the arm and made the nose orange
 A red cottage
By plum street samplers
I changed the design to fit the size
Of a pillow.  The house color was changed to
Gentle arts cranberry.  The called for 
Color GAST mulberry was rust colored
Not red.  So I switched it out.
 Sunshine on a stem. By hands on designs
I switched the blue to dmc 931 and picked
A red for sunshine.   Finished in brighter
 This piece was stitched by my
Stitching friend Peggy who passed away.
I do not know the pattern or linen.
I found this in a box and finished it
To a pillow.  Very pretty colors.

 One of the stitching displays
 Snoopy by leisure arts
Done on 28Ct bridesmaids

 The matching pieces, I just used fabric
In a 3in hoop.  Adds a nice touch to the display
 Prairie schooler
Farm fresh book 108
Done on 28 ct lambswool
I added a wool heart on the back.
Instructions for completing an oval 
Or round piece is here.

 For the bird lovers
I purchased a new camera.
Isn't he a handsome cardinal.
From the left: female cardinal, in the middle - red finch,
On the right house finch.

My new garden boots.  A display
I had my brother in law build for me.
There are hooks to hang ornaments.  I can 
Display pillows.  I can also put the display
In different areas of the house.

Happy Valentines day to everyone.
Happy stitching