Stitching Bloggers Blog Hop #5: Holiday Stitching

Summer is here, the year is half over, and there are all sorts of fun summer holidays to celebrate. However, I've noticed a lot of us turn to our winter holiday projects during this time of the year. We're gearing up for gift making and stitching … [Continue reading]

I Will Not Go Into a Stitching Slump!

It's been awhile since I posted any progress photos on my stitching, because there just hasn't been much progress. It's been a hectic few weeks here in the Oliver household. Noah (my 12 year old) broke his collar bone, the school year finally ended, … [Continue reading]

Live Simply from Dimensions is Chart of the Week


Simple, yet elegant--that's the statement this single flower makes. Stitched on 14 count ivory Aida, this kit from Dimensions features the gentle reminder to "Live Simply." Kit contains cotton thread, aida fabric, needle, and easyto follow … [Continue reading]

Happy Father’s Day (and a little freebie!)

sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance

I'd like to wish a very happy Father's Day to all the men in the audience today. Whether you're a dad, an uncle, a grandfather, a big brother, or just a plain nice guy - your role in the life a child is always an important one and much appreciated. … [Continue reading]

I’m a great stitcher, but I’m a horrible cook.


My blog hop prompt for blog hop #4 was, of course, provoked by some crazy random person who assumed to know everything about everyone. When I asked of the group ... … [Continue reading]

Stitching Bloggers Blog Hop #4: Society Assumes

Wow, we're on the 4th blog hop already! I want to pause for a moment and thank everyone who has participated in this little experiment - I absolutely enjoy reading every single post. I hope that you've found some new blogs, made some new friends, and … [Continue reading]

Chart of the Week: Let’s Do Coffee from Imaginating


Let's Do Coffee, as pictured, is stitched on 14 ct Natural Aida using DMC floss and has a stitch count of 122 x 122. It's no secret that I enjoy a good cup of coffee. It's probably horrible for me in the long term, but darn it all to heck, I enjoy … [Continue reading]

Ornament Club #5 Stitched by Laurel

Ornament Club Ornament #5 as stitched by Laurel

Well, Laurel finished stitching the ornament before even I did. She used Earthen by Picture this Plus Fabric and stitched the design in Gentle Arts Sampler Threads. I was happy to see this picture land in my inbox this week. I need to catch up … [Continue reading]

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