Tuesday, April 17, 2018

I'm Alive...just busy!

~ Greetings and Warm Welcome ~
very, very busy....
will let your eyes do the talking today :)

All finished since March 26, 2018



Untitled ES_SB Fa La La Drum MY_LL_Celtic Christmas PS_CCN Forest Snowfall PS_LHN_My House VP_LHN Welcome Spring VP_SSS_Spring Gathering KC_Joe and Sally Snow DB_LHN Farm Fresh Cherries DB_Lila's Studio Autumn DB_PSS Hello Summer SR_SC_Santa Hunting CN_SC_Night Before Christmas LO_TCC May LS_Lizzie Kate Reindeer Stocking LS_Prairie Schooler Book 36 TJ_PS Christmas Eve VB_LHN Winter Sheep VB_LK Fright Night Tingles VB_PS Christmas Eve GV_LHN Old Glory GV_Penguin Cross Stitch GV_Sweetheart Tree_Kitty GV_TWP_Happy 4 GV_VeeandCo_Home of Free PM_BC Love You Mom IC_2007 PS Santa LS_LK Vinnie and Winnie JK_LHN Bringing Tree JK_LHN Hot Cocoa JK_LHN It's Snow Cold

Thank you so much for stopping by today!
May God bless and keep you always 
and may you be blessed with lots of stitching and sunshine!

Hugs and love in stitches, 
Vonna xxxx

Friday, April 06, 2018

FlossTube #20 ~ March 2018 in Review

Show Notes for FlossTube #20


May Be Viewed: HERE  a little long this month folks...sorry! I try to keep it under 40 minutes, but it is generally entertaining, I believe 😀

LOTs of Questions about my t-shirt:  It is from Etsy "Lift Her Up Co" and direct link is: HERE

FINISHES: 
1.) With Thy Needle and Thread "Flag Day in the Potting Shed" - Pedestal Pincushion, stitched on 32 ct. flax, using Classic Colorworks. This chart was a limited edition and no longer available for purchase.

2.) "It was Always You" by Heart in Hand, stitched on 28 ct. Picture This Plus "Haunted" linen in Classic Colorworks conversion; framed in a ready made frame from Michaels. 

3.) "Spring Delivery" by With Thy Needle and Thread, stitched on 40 ct. linen hand-dyed by Vonna, using Gentle Arts, Weeks Dye Works and Classic Colorworks threads. To be framed. Stay tuned.

4.) "Welcome Spring" by Little House Needleworks, Classic Colorworks thread pack. Stitched on 32 ct. natural, with Classic Colorworks and DMC, finished as a Flatfold.

5.) "Spring Gathering" by Scattered Seeds Samplers, stitched on 40 ct. random linen, using Gentle Arts, Week Dye Works and Classic Colorworks. Finished as embellished small tuck pillow with yo-yo accent

6 finishes for the Month of March - 16 finishes for the year 2018 to date!

QUILTING FINISHES: 

1.) Tomato Pincushion using velveteen from Lady Dot Creates ETSY SHOP HERE

2.) Beginners Quilt Top - for my beginning quilting class - fabrics used Laundry Basket Quilts Fabric

3.) Block of the Month Club: quilt pattern ~ "A Few of Our Favorite Things" by Julia Hale

4.) Kansas Troubles "Thistle Farm" Jelly Roll Quilt 2.0 (tutorial by Missouri Star Quilt Company found HERE) - pieced by me and quilted by my mother-in-law Bernadette Pfeiffer

MY FAIL: 
Jesus Face Vervaco Kit

GIFTS:
Thank you ladies for your kindness - you know who you are 💖

WHAT'S GOT VONNA HOOKED:

1.) Market Purchases
2.) Scattered Seed Samplers: ETSY SHOP HERE
3.) Singer Pink Professional Scissors: Available at Joann's and Hobby Lobby but also available on Amazon at links - Small Size: HERE  Medium Size: HERE Large Size: HERE
4.) Just Another Button Company: Button of the Month Club 2.0 (OH I LOVE THESE!) Sign UP HERE
5.) Just Cross Stitch Magazines on DVD (Prime Members is cheaper than ordering from Annies because of free shipping): HERE
6.) Farm Fresh Cherries - HERE IS THE DESIGN  and HERE IS MY FINISH:
DB_LHN Farm Fresh Cherries
7.) BEES - various bee inspired designs; various designers
8.) Lisa Bonegan - Primitive Gatherings - Juki Machine HERE  and Urban Elementz "tattoos" HERE and finally HERE is Lisa Bongean's JUKI with her tats
9.) ROLAFRAMES: READ HERE 
10.) RECIPE:
Thai Cucumber Salad by Vonna Pfeiffer
1 head Romaine, chopped
1 bunch of Cilantro, chiffonade
2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced into 2 inch strips
Cherry Tomatoes halved and tossed in, amount to taste
1 handful of roasted peanuts

dressing:
4 TBLS Rice Vinegar
4 TBLS Sweet Chili Sauce
1 TBLS Seaseme Seed Oil
1 TBLS minced fresh garlic
mix well then pour over salad, toss to incorporate dressing throughout, serve.
DELICIOUS!


ANNOUNCEMENT: 
Covered Bridge Needle Arts in Bridgewater, PA has invited me to come to their One Year Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 29, 2018. I will be there for a "Meet and Greet" from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Please consider coming in so that I can "Meet and Greet" YOU! 
Covered Bridge Needle Arts FACEBOOK PAGE HERE

THANK YOU for watching!!!