2005 Finishes

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Christmas is Coming

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 […]

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The Gift of Quilts

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

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Christmas is Coming

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

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Christmas in July

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

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