I hope everyone is enjoying the Christmas season. I hate to say it will be here before you know it. My favorite part is having all my decorations out and being able to enjoy them. I thought I would share them with you. Enjoy!
Had to share my Shepherd’s Bush stockings too. Love to get these out every year!
Have a great week and make sure to find time to stitch during this busy time of year!
We are now into the full Christmas season. This is my favorite time of year!
I have a few finishes to share with you. All ornaments except for one.
Santa’s Coming by Swallick Stitchery:
This pattern was in the 2017 Just Cross Stitch ornament issue. I finished it as a tag ornament.
Santa by Lizzie Kate:
This pattern was taken from one of the Tiny Tidings patterns. I forgot which one at the moment. I saw this finish online (sorry I forgot where) so if anyone knows please feel free to share. Anyway, a key was used and I had a few antique keys and used one for this finish and added a little holly at the bottom. I love how it turned out.
These next two ornaments I did a while ago but I know I didn’t share them yet.
This was from a kit that was supposed to be a fob by The Heart’s Content. I finished it into an ornament instead.
Reindeer by JBW Designs French Country Ornaments. I love these quick to stitch ornaments and I have made a few.
Last finish today is from The Nebby Needle called True Friend:
I stitched and framed this for my dear friend, Erika’s Birthday. It was a fun stitch. I found this frame in my stash and absolutely love it.
That’s it for today. I do have some more finishes pending so stay tuned.
Hope everyone enjoys the holiday season! With all the hustle and bustle make sure you get some quiet stitching time in.
Today is a finishing share day! I have been catching up and didn’t realize I had so many.
Anyway here we go:
Halloweenies by Plum Street Samplers:
This was a WIP that I finally finished this year in honor of my little Perry.
Double Double by Lizzie Kate:
This pattern was in the 2013 Just Cross Stitch Halloween issue.
Jinx the Witch by Just Nan:
These next patterns are my next 5 Little House Needleworks patterns from my SAL with Robin. They are Merry Skater, Pine Tree Inn, He’s A Flake, Gingerbread Village, and Snow in Love:
Love, Love, Love these! As you can see in the picture the top 3 I finished flat and the bottom 2 as small pillows.
This last pattern is by Heart in Hand:
This was from a retreat many many years ago. I finally finished it and decided to frame it. I found the frame in my stash and because it didn’t fit perfectly I put some dyed lace with it. I like how it turned out and it is hung in my stitching room.
Speaking of stitching room. Thank you to those that commented and I really appreciate your tips on helping me reorganize. It is a work in progress and I will keep you posted.
So I decided to share my cubby and tree as I change them out for the seasons.
Here is some of my fall stitching and decorations. I also have Halloween out as well.
I hope you enjoy looking!
Have a great week everyone!
Hello Stitching Friends,
I am sharing my stitching room with you today and need some help.
I am very thankful that I even have a stitching room. Since the room is small I feel there could be a way to utilize this space more to my advantage. What do you think?
Here is what I am dealing with:
I love my small stitching haven! However, it does seem that things go in but nothing seems to come out so it appears that I am running out of room. Shocking I know!
I would greatly appreciate any suggestions you have for organizing my stitching haven in a relatively inexpensive manner. Anyone have any DIY tips?
Thanks in advance for your help!
Have a great weekend!
This past weekend was Stitchfest 2017 in Hershey, PA. There were 6 of us attending this year and it was great spending the weekend with some wonderful stitchy friends doing lots of stitching, talking, and eating.
This was my table before I left with stitchy goodies ready to go.
Our group this year!
Wow! I didn’t realize how much we stuff we had.
This was our snack table. We had enough to feed an army. LOL! We actually had a hotel guest come in and stock up. She thought the hotel provided the food. So funny!!
3 of us participated in an exchange. These were our lovely exchange pieces. Beautiful!!!!
These were some gifts received by some very generous stitching friends. Love you ladies and thank you for making Stitchfest 2017 great fun. I can’t wait until Stitchfest 2018 to stitch the weekend away with you again.
Have a great weekend everyone!
I finally have a few finishes to share with you today. I have had a few things happening over the last few months but everything is good now and I am back to hopefully post more regularly. I wanted to catch up on sharing my SAL’s with Robin so here are All is Calm, He’s a Flake and Merry Skater by LHN:
All is Calm I finished as a small pillow for my cubby. As you can see I still have to finish He’s a Flake and Merry Skater and a few others. I need to get them finished so I can enjoy them this holiday season.
A few other finishes include:
July Sheep by Niky’s Creations:
Sampler Roundy by Shakespeare’s Peddler:
I love this! It was a kit my mom gave me from her stash when she moved.
I designed the next pattern called Rock Island Lighthouse:
I framed this little beauty and it now resides at our family cottage. The frame I picked up at the thrift store and it fits it perfectly I think.
That’s it for today. I still have a lot to finish so I will share more soon.