~ Greetings and warm welcome to ~
Holy smokes this is going fast! I wait all year for Christmas time and in a blink of an eye its here and breezing by. Today I have to share with you:
designed by Barbara Ana
stitched on random 40 count linen over 2
The design was a special design created by Barbara Ana for the Facebook stitching group "Candy Cane Stitchers". If you belong to Facebook, just ask to join the community to gain membership. The group hosts a new designer each month and members receive a "complimentary design" related to Christmas. This was the first design released for the group. I'll have a second one later in the 25 days.
I really fell in love with this design and its "sampler-like" feel. I finished it in pillow style using some hand-dyed seam tape from Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe. Nancy dyes everything and this sweet trim complimented the rose tones in this design perfectly. I would highly recommend scooting on over to Nancy's shop on eBay and perusing her stock. She's a doll and gives personal service and smile to boot! :)
Here's a peek of our main tree...
with this ornament snuggled in the branches and surrounded by a multitude of other hand-stitched ornaments from previous years:
~makes me smile to look at it!~
that does it for Day 10!
I'll be back tomorrow...
with another special post! One that is near and dear to my heart :)
I'll be keeping my hands to work and heart to God, just like always.
Love in stitches,