Category Archives: High Maintenance

Day 10 Winner

Is Cat from Kitty Cat Cross Stitch Blog! Cat, expect an email. Remember to pop over to Annette’s for Day 11. This weekend was my little town’s Rice Harvest Festival. Look what the husband bought me! I love my dia … Continue reading

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Why models make the big bucks

Proof positive that a good model can make good look great. Ok, the picture is *much* better in person. This is a photo of a photo (my scanner & I… we do not speak). The cutie is Sara’s Joshua. And … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Quilt, High Maintenance, Mirabilia, Quilting, Stitching, Yoyoville | 12 Comments

Gotta do this more than once a week

And away we go: Top of Mom’s quilt. This weekend I’ll get the backing. These did not turn out so well. 1. The polka dot strawberry needs to be much larger, pattern suggested 5-1/2″ square, I think it needs more … Continue reading

Posted in High Maintenance, North Pole, Quilting, Stitching, Yoyoville | 17 Comments

Fabric Shopping & Stuff

Last week an email turned up in my inbox from I’ve been subscribed for a while now and I have been tempted – but last week was too good to pass up. Long story short, 10 1/2 yard cuts … Continue reading

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Chatelaine Finish!

And I bet you’d all love to see it. But you are denied! (I know, evil = me) There’s still time for you to have a chance at getting your pristinely clean hands (because you’ve been busy stitching) on it. … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, High Maintenance, Reading, Sewing | 8 Comments

My week to sew

The tote bag pieces became this: Front Back, both front and back pockets are divided into two. Inside there are an additional 6 pockets. Two front & back with one on each side panel. There is also a key holder. … Continue reading

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The too big, all in one post

Let’s just get right to it. Hooked on Exchanging Winter House Exchange: From Janet Love this, Little House Needleworks on a book/box. Brilliant! Janet really paid attention to detail & it shows in a wonderful finish. I stitched two of … Continue reading

Posted in Chatelaine, Exchanges, High Maintenance, Hooked On Exchanging, Mirabilia, Mirabilia RR, Stitching | 13 Comments