a Hobby Lobby store just moved into my neighborhood!

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I was out running a bunch of errands the other day and where a Mervyn's used to be I saw the big sign - Wow, we have a Hobby Lobby.  I had never been in a Hobby Lobby.  I had to stop and do a quick run through, time permitting. When I first … [Continue reading]

Needlework Before Housework …

The only place needlework comes before housework is in the dictionary!

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Brittercup’s Panda Pals is Chart of the Week

Panda Pals Cross Stitch Chart

My oldest son picked our chart of the week this week; Panda Pals by Brittercup Designs. Not sure at what point panda bears turned into his spirit animal, but he loves the big fluffy creatures so I wasn't at all surprised when he chose this … [Continue reading]

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

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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]

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