~ Greetings and Warm Welcome ~
to my friends!
I hope you all will enjoy a most perfect day of love and laughter...
And Sweet Treats too!
My Friday evening was consumed with cutting cookies...
while my Saturday was consumed with piping cookies!
They did turn out quite lovely, well in my opinion anyway!
What have I been up to lately??
Well...I do have some finishes and some fully finished items to share with you...
First I will share a couple of fully finished items...
you will remember my:
from Mary Garry's Sewing Cabin
Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue year 2000:
Here it is all finished up:
32 ct. Vintage Country Mocha using GAST Mulberry and Piney Woods
Then Katie went ice skating for the first time and a portion of it was done in the "dark" for night skating:
So when Little House put out their design "Snow and Ice"
I knew with a few changes I could make Katie's Christmas ornament...
I am pleased as punch how this turned out:
"Snow and Ice"
by Little House Needleworks
stitched on 32 ct. black linen 2 over 2
using called for colors EXCEPT I added silver Krenick to the snowflakes instead of the gray/blue color. And...of course...changed "snow" to Katie's name and "ice" to the date.
I don't know if I told you how in love I was with Hands on Design's latest series
"The 12 Days"....but it was INSTANT love and I was on it as soon as the series pattern was released.
I quickly stitched up:
and was on a roll...
so then stitched up
So the pattern is completed for the first release!
I think by now you all "get" it that ornaments are my "thing"....right?
With those two finishes that brings my yearly total of finishes to date: 8
I'm off to a roaring start! of course all smallish designs...but a finish is a finish.
In the finishing department I have been quite prolific...to date (since re-opening, after the holidays January 9, 2017), I have 58 finishes for clients...
here are a few to whet your stitching appetites!
Just Nan's ~ "Hagatha Hats" (orange and black)
Homespun Elegance ~ "Plenty"
Silver Needle Exclusive by Plum Street
Plum Street's ~ "Jack's Sweet Shoppe"
Silver Needle Exclusive by Cricket Collection
Carriage Houes ~ Dutch Alphabet
Little House ~ "Stitcher's Heart"
Lizzie Kate ~ "Coffee Time"
Hot House Petunias ~ "pushing up daisies"
Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery ~ "Bee Keeper"
So there you have it my friends...my life in a nutshell.
Until the next time...
Be kind to each other.
Listen, then speak.
Hear, then answer.
Live with your heart.
And stitch all the stuff!
Hugs in stitches,