Camille’s French Sampler

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Auld Lang Syne

Can you believe another year has come and gone? I thought I’d squeak in a final post for the year and do a little recap of 2011. Above you can see my finishes for 2011. A couple of quilts, some beading, some finishing, and a few medium-sized pieces. They are (from left to right): Camille’s [Read More]

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C’est finis! I managed to finished Camille on Tuesday and showed her off at EGA. She really is a beauty and I am so thrilled to have her finished. I think she will be pretty with Dorothy, if I ever get her stitched. At the time I fell in love with Camille, she was a [Read More]

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Road Trip

On Saturday, I went on a little road trip to Austin and spent the day at Ginger’s Needlearts. I met up with Missy, Michelle and Amanda. Missy had agreed to help me with remedial lessons in needleturn applique, so we spent part of the morning working on that. Thank you, Missy! We all brought show [Read More]

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Cloud City

After watching two and a half seasons of The Sopranos back to back, the I am so glad to be finished with that. In fact, I’m so relieved there was a point at which I thought, I’ll just stitch that green vine underneath this puppy and call it done. Yeah, the cloud is a [Read More]

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Cutting Down on the Crazy

No Crazy 15 January Challenge for me, but I am working on my WIPs. And I thought it would be fun to keep track of what I work on in 2011 in the beautiful Sampler Enthusiast’s Book of Days gifted to me by dear Tanya. I keep track of my starts and finishes in a [Read More]

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Looking Forward

Now that I’ve posted about looking back at the year 2010, I thought it was time to start looking forward. I’ve thought long and hard about what goals I’d like to set for my stitching in 2011 and whether or not to sign up for any of the various January Challenges that are out there. [Read More]