March Ornament Stitched by Laurel

March Ornament Club Design stitched by Laurel

I have to give Laurel a really big shout out here today ~ she is always one of the first to finish stitching an ornament after I release it to the group and she always does great work. Moreover, she always shares her photos with me - totally makes my … [Continue reading]

January Snowflake stitched by Shaunterria


Shaunterria used a really interesting finishing technique with her snowflake finish; she used some iron-on vinyl on the back and cut it out so it is flat. Interesting option for those who don't want to do sewing and stuffing of all their ornaments … [Continue reading]

Blog Hops Will Return Over the Summer [and some random photos]

A few people have asked why the blog hops stopped. Honestly, just life getting in the way. We've been so busy with work, school, soccer, so on and etcetera.... Once soccer season and school are over the blog hopping will get back to normal. I … [Continue reading]

Threads of Joy is Chart of the Week

Threads of Joy Cross Stitch Pattern by Ursula Michael Designs

Threads of Joy by Ursula Michael Designs caught my attention this morning because I enjoy quilt designs, I don't have the space here to really get into my quilting so I haven't touched it in a few years. But this design held my attention because … [Continue reading]

Stitching in Epic Proportions

  A few months ago, when I first started guest blogging here, I talked about how I prefer to stitch smaller projects.  It's mostly because they don't take forever to finish and also are less expensive to finish.  But occasionally, one has to … [Continue reading]

Brushstroke Butterfly Shared by Timothy J on Facebook


I love it when Brushstroke Butterfly finishes come in for the gallery, they're all unique and so much fun to see. … [Continue reading]

Finally, Some Stitching Time!

third round of stitching on my token of love

I cannot tell you how badly I really needed to just have some nice quiet stitching time. I finally had some this week. Not a lot of progress, but managed to get a little bit done on My Token of Love. This was taken with my phone last night, so it's … [Continue reading]

Sunflower Sam is Chart of the Week!

Sunflower Sam Cross Stitch Pattern designed by The Sunflower Seed

Honestly, everyone in my house is ready for summer break and we still have a few weeks of school left to go. I'm trying to think warm sunshiney thoughts over here today and Sunflower Sam caught my eye. He's ready to go for summer fun and 4th of July … [Continue reading]

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