And The Winner Is…..

Congratulations to Jo! (who can't think of a clever nickname - I love that, it makes me smile every time I see it!) - I linked to one of her many blogs.  She's the one who got me on the Theme-a-licious thing, and apparently Jo's claim to fame in that circle is her ability to "shoe... Continue Reading →

My Week In Stitches – Wing Work

How is it the end of August already?!?!?!?  I can't believe we're heading into September, fall, cool weather (finally! I'm tired of 95 degrees!), football, holiday stitching.......This month's Theme-a-licious stitching theme is Wings - which means Fairy Sisters is getting extra attention.  And this week I actually finished this part of Big Sister's wings!I didn't... Continue Reading →

It’s Blogoversary Giveaway Time!!!!!

Next Monday is my 6th Blogoversary.  To celebrate, I'm giving my followers a chance to win some awesomeness!  What will it be - stash or something handmade?  The votes were mixed, so maybe the gift will be, too!To enter, all you have to do is:1. Be a follower2. Leave a comment on this post telling... Continue Reading →

Guess what’s coming?

My blogoversary, in about a month and a half!  I'm thinking giveaway this year!!If you could choose, would you rather have: something hand-stitched, or stash?  Now's your chance, let me know in the comments what you'd like to win to celebrate my 6 years in the blogosphere!(Oh, and you know that if the majority chooses... Continue Reading →

Blogoversary – Year 3 in Review

No giveaway this year, it kind of crept up on me.  So I don't have anything ready.  And I've kind of over-committed myself (you'll see that on Saturday's update).  It took me all evening just to make this:Finish-finishes!!!! - I found 30 projects that I've completed in the last 12 months, I know I'm missing... Continue Reading →

The winner is………

There were 9 items in your list. Here they are in random order:amandarobin_titanRebekahSueFitzColeFIONANitasmilen1004TheresaCongratulations, amanda!!! I'll be e-mailing you for your snail mail.Now for my recap of my year. I didn't do this last year. Blogging was hit or miss for me. But I've really found a lot of joy in it this year! And I've... Continue Reading →


The little countdown on the side says my blogoversary is in 6 days, so........It's time to enter! I'm still finishing the pieces. But I'll tell you I'm using some of what I've learned in stitching this year to create them. I've learned so much about finishing techniques this year, and seeing all your finished projects... Continue Reading →

Blackwork attempt!

My first attempt at blackwork. I'm really happy, so far! This is the blackwork "hope" ornament pattern for Stitching for a Cure. It seems to stitch up quickly - I did the outer frame in a couple of hours last night and the inner motif in a couple of hours this afternoon. There's a little... Continue Reading →

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