Even though many stores and radio stations seem to think that Halloween marks the beginning of the Christmas season, at our house the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is the official beginning to the season. When I see Santa at the end of the parade, I’m ready to start thinking of mistletoe and […]
Thank you so much for your compliments on my quilts. I really appreciate it! Thank you also to those who made suggestions on what to do with my sewing machine. I have had it serviced several times. The main problem with it is the tension. After a small amount of sewing, the tension goes haywire…sometimes
This little guy was my first Just Nan WhimZi. I stitched him up right before Thanksgiving last year. After watching the Macy’s parade on Thanksgiving morning, I just had to get him out – in all his turkey-riding glory! Here is the progress on the stocking. I finished up the train, backstitching and all, and
I finished it! This is my Texas Cow for Gill‘s quilt she is making out of these freebies. I’ve renamed this one the Lonestar Longhorn though…it sounds a little better than Texas Cow. I am not much of a cow person myself, but I have to admit this one is pretty cute. I finished all the stitching
Here’s Midi Mystery I (Chatelaine Designs) in all her glory. Please excuse the fact that Eric did not take these photos – I did. I took the photo at two angles, so hopefully you get the teeniest sense of how stunningly gorgeous this is in person. Jill Rensel (Jill Rensel Studio) framed this for me.
Today’s mail brought my order from Stitching Bits & Bobs. I bought the Just CrossStitch 10th Anniversary book. Since I don’t have all of the last ten years’ issues, it was well worth the price, I think. It was fun to look through it and see what each designer chose. One thing I really like