Sentimental (cross) Stitches

Cross-Stitch-Pillow

My Mom was an avid cross stitcher.  She was always working on a pattern and I would always get her a new kit for her birthday. I guess I'm writing this post to tell you how special a cross stitch project is when you've lost a loved one.  My Mom … [Continue reading]

Too Deep to Fall Free on Kindle for Five Days

Too Deep to Fall on Kindle

Today's post is a bit off topic, as it's not about stitching but about reading. This is my husband's poetry book and it's free on Kindle for the next few days. (We actually just celebrated 19 years since our first date yesterday - gees I feel old.) … [Continue reading]

Believe Mill Hill Kit is Chart of the Week

Believe Santa Mill Hill Kit

I've been seeing a lot of Christmas in July celebrations being planned and it got me thinking about holiday stitching ~ of course. This week's chart pick is Believe from Mill Hill, and it's actually a full stitching kit. I love these Mill Hill … [Continue reading]

I Cannot Count My Day Complete… How Often Do You Stitch?

I cannot count my day complete 'til thread, needle, and fabric meet.

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A Creative Mess….

A creative mess is better than tidy idleness.

I agree entirely. Not only is it better, it's practically required that you create some sort of mess to reach the end result of creativity. Sometimes that mess is physical, sometimes that mess is just part of the process in your mind. What's the … [Continue reading]

Tribal Cat is Chart of the Week

Tribal Cat by White Willow Stitching

These "tribal" designs by White Willow Stitching have become pretty popular this year, and it's easy to see why. They're cute, they're fun, you only need one or two colors of floss, and with all whole stitching and no backstitch they can be a quick … [Continue reading]

Any Day Spent Stitching is a Good Day

Any Day Spent Stitching is a Good Day

Finally the last week of school here! The boys will be done with school by the end of the week and then it's summer vacation, late nights watching silly movies and sleeping in, video games and days filled with blowing bubbles and digging in the dirt. … [Continue reading]

Have you done any Charity Stitching?

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Thanks to our friend Loretta, I found WOCS. World Of Charity Stitching. They have a Yahoo group, and they want to make all kinds of nifty things for people in long term care... This is the blog  link: … [Continue reading]

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