Sunday, July 5, 2015

Happy 4th of July

I has happy to hear that I had won a facebook giveaway from Prairie Junction LLC. in Sun Prairie, WI. I pick it up on Thursday and started stitching on it that night. 
Sorry the photo kept turning.
The finished project below. A ornament for the month. 
The fabric below is the fabric I used on the back. I like how it turned out. 

Here is another finish I have done. I do have to say this is one of my favorite pieces. A Blue Ribbon Sewing Box-Patrick's Wood by Sherri Jones.

Well I hope you enjoyed the photos. Take care. Happy Stitching. 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Part two of what I have been up to: Arizona for A StitchingGathering - Moss Creek Design by Rae Iverson

What have I been upto well let me tell you. I was able to go to Arizona to go a stitching gathering with a fabulous stitcher Julie Harvey.  We arrive on Thursday and went to The Attic, here are my treasures I found.

We were sent a small portion to pre stitch before arriving with a sneak preview of the project. We created the hedgehog in class. The big reveal is below.

The is what the project is...(sorry could not get photo to turn)

Then every couple hours we received a surprise to go with our gaming purse. See below, the game board was made by Rae's husband Ron. He did a fabulous job creating a master piece. 

Rae always goes a great job with instructions for the project so stay tuned for update on my progress. Alot of new stitches and things I have never done such as Sardinian knot work and drawn thread.

Well I better get back to stitching. Take Care. Happy Stitching.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Update on my ornaments monthly and what I have been up to.

I have been so busy with things going on in my life. I have not had time for much stitching but just a little up date. 

More Foxwood Crossings Cross Stitch Designs "Sled Heads".

Took a class in Madison WI. Patrick's Woods Designs by Sherri Jones " A Blue Ribbon Sewing Box". 

Next photo is my progress. I have to glue to sides and bottom yet. I did fall in love with the scrims and will be putting them in box when complete. Stay tuned.....

Well thats it for now. I will be posting again soon on another class i took in Arizona. Take Care. Happy Stitching.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

My march ornament and a finish!

First is my ornament for March. I am a little late at posting this but better late than never. Ranae and  I are doing a ornament a month if you seen prior posts. 

Free pattern i found St. Patrick's Day.

Next is A Quaker Hornbook by Ellen Chester (With my Needle)

One side view

Other side view. I chose to do both patterns and put one on each side. I used "cinders" Gentle Arts Sampler Threads and 36 and 32 count Flax. 

Take Care Happy Stitching!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day

Just a couple little projects I complete just in time.

The Stitcherhood "2014 Valentine and Valentine Love" (freebie's)

Fabric beneath is the fabric on the back of each. 35 count watermelon GA cotton candy and 30count R&R purple GA bubblegum.

I hope everybody has a wonderful day. Take Care. 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Finishes for 2015

It has been awhile since my last post. So over the next few weeks I will updating my blog with finishes and WIP's. 

First up is The Prairie Schooler "Bunnies". I bought the display trees over a year ago at Hobby Lobby on clearance wasn't sure what I was going to do with them and the result is.............

Next is Foxwood Crossings "Mixed Bag Quilts" and "Apples and Berries".

Ranae from and I are doing ornaments every month. Stayed tuned for updates. Happy stitching. Take Care.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Rainy Day here in Wisconsin. A few finishes!

I have a few framed pieces and a finish to display for you.

First is the The Stitching Parlor, "Santa Biscornu." The Gentle Art Simply Wool and 18 count natural linen. This was my first biscornu.

Next is Tree of Life Samplings "Emma Rose Friendship." 36 count Lakeside Buttercream and NPI's. I did personalize the piece I put my great grandmothers name in it along with the year she passed (number on the house). I finished the piece in October 2013 but just got back from being framed.

Finally is All Through the Night "Smitten" on 35 count WDW Onyx and called for fibers.

Well I better get to stitching because I have a lot to finished as I got 11 projects started and not enough time to stitch. Take Care.

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