25 February 2014

Miss Pinky

Here's Brooke Nolan's Pinky the Peppermint Angel, minus the wings and her little goodies, which are stitched but not cut out yet. 

I'm on track for my Christmas year! If you can call two whole months being "on track." Pinky is my Christmas finish for the month of February, and so far I'm still looking forward to working on all my little Christmas projects, but what I'm not looking forward to is more winter. It snowed today--just a little--and is supposed to snow a little more tonight, and maybe a lot more next week. I don't know about y'all but I'm looking forward to spring! With that in mind, a little spring-y stash in anticipation of some of next month's projects:

That's a skein of Caron Wildflowers-Cantaloupe (I can never spell that word without looking it up!) and that pretty bluish lavender Kreinik is #9294. Aren't they pretty?

And finally, is GAST Buckeye Scarlet the best red ever?

Happy Stitching!

16 February 2014


Cole's Quilts finish for a little girl who loves dogs and puppies.

13 February 2014

Snow day!

Last night: Tiger Lily excitedly waiting for the big winter storm and a snow day!

Four o'clock this morning: Snowing like mad. 

Eight o'clock this morning: Snowed in!

Snow day = Stitchy day! Ready with my tea...

... and a square for Cole's Quilts.

Does it get any better than this? 


03 February 2014

Birdies, Babies, and Baby Birdies

Remember all those Woodland Babies (Victoria Sampler) I stitched up last year? Well, there are two new leaflets, Woodland Birdies and Farmyard Babies. Here's my first finish from Woodland Birdies, the owl.

I seem to be addicted to Cathy Jean's birds and little critters. I've got three birds left to stitch in her Button Up Birdies series, two more Woodland Birdies, and three Farmyard Babies. The question is, can I get them stitched before she releases any more new ones? Every time I am almost caught up, new designs appear, and I remain... not caught up. But this is a good thing. Always something to look forward to, always something to busy the hands and quiet the mind.

Back to birds...

01 February 2014

SAL Update: Hoist the black flag!

The masts are finished!