Category Archives: Stitching

Swan Diving

My start of Chatelaine’s Swan Lake aka Mystery 14. I’m stitching as charted (so far) on 28ct. Light Blue jobelan. And loving it. I think the fabric color is truest in the first picture, threads truest in the third. There … Continue reading

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Take Joy

Quick stitch, quick finish! by Shepherd’s Bush, stitched as charted (except for the mistake I added and wasn’t in the mood to frog). It’s inserted into the recommended box, and the finishing was dead simple. Really, anyone can do this. … Continue reading

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I stitch

I also finish on occasion! Letter L by Mirabilia stitched as charted on 28ct. African Daisy jobelan. Took me about 20 hours to stitch and went off to Jill Rensel for framing today. Stitched for my cousin’s brand new little baby … Continue reading

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Enjoying your turkey coma?

I know I am. Love me some turkey. And tomorrow is turkey & dumplings – ambrosia in gravy.  Speaking of Thanksgiving, I’m so proud of myself. For the first time I made my grandmother’s stuffing/dressing. It’s a giblet dressing and … Continue reading

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The place where all the cool stuff is…

my stash. 😉 Yeah, I went shopping. Problem? Didn’t think so. Marie Antoinette. Oh yes. Floss toss on Silkweaver’s African Daisy. Planning to start soonish. Quilty magazines & JCS (it has a Brooke’s Books which makes it an auto buy). My problem … Continue reading

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Only one left

The second to last Halloween package has been delivered to its new home. Taken from Prairie Moon’s For Thine is the Trick and Treat. Stitched on 28ct black joblean with DMC glow in the dark (Cathey’s checking on the truthiness … Continue reading

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New Stitchy Nest

I has a chair! Many moons ago I had a stitchy chair, $25 auction find. We had a long and lovely relationship – sadly all things must come to an end. About 4 years ago it was retired to the great charity … Continue reading

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