Monday, December 31, 2012

Last Finish for 2012 and Happy New Year

I've finished my final project for 2012 -- JM Gardner by With Thy Needle and Thread.  I just loved this little sampler -- beautiful colors and design.  Can't wait to get it to Welcome Stitchery for framing.

JM Gardner
With Thy Needle and Thread
40ct Vintage Pearled Barley
Recommended Threads - 1 over 2

I started a new project and I think it will just be my New Year's start (a few days early).  I love it and when I have some more stitches in it I will post a pic.  A little hint -- it's a reproduction by Brenda Gervais:))

Thank you so much for visiting with me this year and encouraging me along on our stitching journey.
I wish you all a happy and healthy 2013!!!


Saturday, December 22, 2012

Jane Pattison, Framing & MERRY CHRISTMAS

It's been a very busy few weeks but I have still managed to have a big finish!!! I absolutely loved every stitch in this beautiful pattern. The wools were wonderful to work with and I would highly recommend them. I'll let the pictures do the talking

Jane Pattison
Shakespeare's Peddler
32 ct Vintage Navy Bean
Simply Wool

Yesterday I went to Welcome Stitchery and picked up Winter Wonderland.  I'm so pleased with how it came out.

I have a new start planned for Christmas Day -- can't wait to show you:))

Thanks for visiting with me and for all the wonderful comments.  Merry Christmas!!!!

Until next time.......


Sunday, December 2, 2012

Winter Wonderland

It certainly doesn't feel like a Winter Wonderland here in Chicagoland today.  It's supposed to be in the mid 50's!  Great day for getting the Christmas lights on outside.

I did finish Winter Wonderland by Blackbird Designs.  This is a loose feathers pattern from 2010

 40ct Woodsmoke
Recommended Overdyed Threads

Here is my new start which is a little reproduction sampler by Brenda Gervais.  I just love the colors in this one.

J.M. Gardner
With Thy Needle and Thread
40ct Pearled Barley
Recommended Overdyed Threads

I've been thinking about what my New Year's Day start is going to be and have tossed around a couple of ideas, one of which was Dorothy Walpole.  Well, when I saw on Nicola's blog that she was having a Scarlett Year in 2013 that kind of helped sway my decision to start on Dorthy.  I have many SL patterns in my stash but have never stitched one of their patterns.  Here are just 3 of them that I have kitted up.  Dorothy is so pretty and I just love the colors.  I'm going to stitch mine in DMC on 36ct Meadow Rue. Hopefully the fabric I ordered will be in before 1/1/13:)))  Join us for some great fun in 2013 stitching some beautiful reproductions by SL.
There are so many beautiful designs out there to stitch right now including this one which landed in my mailbox on Friday.  Isn't she gorgeous????  This will definitely be stitched soon too:))

Thanks for stopping by and visiting with me.  I hope you are all enjoying this Holiday Season and finding some time to be with your family and friends and of course stitch!

Have a great week.