Friday, January 28, 2011

Latest Finish

This is 'Get Rich Quick' by the designer Count Your Blessings. It's stitched with DMC (changed from those called-for) on 28 count lambswool linen. There's another design in this particular leaflet that says 'Im too blessed to be stressed'.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Favorite Framed Sampler

This is Blackbird Designs 'Sunflower House' stitched on the recommended R&R linen with Gentle Arts Sampler Threads. This is so far my favorite sampler that I've had framed. When Sharon told me she was working on this one, it reminded me I had never taken a picture of it. You might notice this was stitched in 2004. Wow, it does not seem like it's been that long!

2 More from Last Year

Here is 'Prayer Connection' by Lizzie Kate stitched 2 more times. The top one is stitched on 28 ct. Lambswool linen with DMC 815 as the main color. The bottom piece is stitched in DMC black, hot pink & purple on 28 ct. white opalescent Jazlyn. So far, I have stitched this 5 times.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Harvest Trio

By Jim Shore for Mill Hill

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Time for God

By Lizzie Kate, stitched with recommended threads and fabric

Sunday, January 09, 2011


This is Liberty by Nessy Lynn's. I finished this last spring, and my son went to the frame shop with me and chose the frame. I think it turned out pretty cute and I never would have thought of doing a frame this way!
I am finding pictures of projects that I forgot about and will be sharing more of them soon.
I'm still stitching on Paradise Lost in little bits but there's not enough for a wip picture yet. I started something else last night, just a small project and totally unplanned. It's a little summer basket with quite a few quarter stitches, what was I thinking??? LOL

Friday, January 07, 2011

Quick Ornament

I used up some Christmas fabric scraps to make up this ornament the other day. For the stitching, I wrote Merry Christmas with a water erasable marker on a scrap of muslin. Some DMC 815, a sharp needle and about an hour of uninterrupted stitching time and it was done! Gotta love quick finishes. I think this it for Christmas stitching for a while now.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Happy New Year

House on Acorn Hill
Blackbird Designs

Gentle Art Sampler Threads & R&R Goldfinch linen

I finished stitching 'House on Acorn Hill' last night, just in time for one more finish for 2010! It was an enjoyable stitch and I love the colors of this sampler! It's nice to have another one of my fall WIPs finished now because I have several fall projects in progress. Having lots of WIPs didn't use to bother me so much, but it sure does lately. A few is ok. When it becomes dozens, it's overwhelming. Does that keep me from starting new things? Noooooo
After I hit publish post here, I am about to start on the sampler pictured above: Paradise Lost by Plum Street Samplers~on 40 ct. Lakeside light examplar & Needlepoint Inc. silks. Happy 2011!!