Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013

The Cottages

I am slowing working my way through the cottage designs by Country Cottage Needleworks. I am stitching them all on one piece of 28 count "ray of light" lugana using DMC floss. Going to be BIG when it's down and not sure yet what I will do with it but I'm enjoying it.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013


Yes, I am back with my Quote Of The Week (QOTW) so hope you enjoy this one and came back next week for a new one.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Photo Blog

I got in the groove today and have finally added some new photos to our photo blog. I will add more in the days to come. Patrick and I took plenty of pictures during our trip to central California during the holiday break. With the auto accident we were involved in on December 27th I hadn't looked at many of the photos we took. Our photo blog is at

Another little finish

Here are two more of my latest finishes. I started the Prairie Schooler piece in 2012 and was going to leave it at A, B, and C but when I saw D had a patriotic flair (which most folks know I love) I decided to include it and add my own personal touch. I love how it turned out and will problem have it finished into a pillow versus framing it. Truth is I'm just running out of wall space. 

The Santa I found in book I recently purchased on Amazon called A Rainbow of Stitches. It has many different motifs that can be used in so many ways. This year I will use it to make the yearly ornaments for my kids and grandkids. I used DMC 115 for this one and 16 ct. aida.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

First finish of the year

My first cross stitch finish of the year is this wonderful piece by Birds of a Feather which I've had in my stash for a few years. Glad I bought it when I did since BOAF no longer does cross stitch patterns. This was stitched on 28 count Natural Light Jobelan with DMC floss. This is Winter Sampler.