Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re spending the day with family or friends and eating lots of good food… and hopefully some pie! I thought I was taking a break from yearlong cross stitch projects, but those sneaky Frosted Pumpkins caught me at a weak moment by debuting a new mystery SAL during my birthday month…… Continue reading Sweet as Pie Cross Stitch: October 2017
We’re off to Mississippi for Thanksgiving, so I’ve been doing more packing than crafting this week. Here’s my weekly update on my current Works in Progress. Sandy Orton Autumn Sampler Cross Stitch I’m working on the center motif, a girl holding a basket of apples, and I’ll be lucky if I can get this portion… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
This year I participated in my first-ever round robin, and it was definitely a creative challenge, but it kept me sewing! The idea is fun: start with a square or strip for the center, then pass it around a group of quilters, each adding to it (borders or blocks or whatever they want) before passing… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt: Final Round
The holiday season is officially here, and we’ll be driving to see our Mississippi family for Thanksgiving later this week. I love this time of year, but already it feels so rushed. I’ve been making lists at double speed lately, and there were plenty of things on the list to get done over the weekend,… Continue reading Nashville City Sights: Radnor Lake
Happy Friday! I’m going to try something new this week and see if I like it enough to continue the pattern – same five highlights from my week, but a simpler graphic, a new photo arrangement, and… only one phrase per item (I tried to do only one word but it was harder than I… Continue reading High Five for Friday
It seems like most people have skipped right over Thanksgiving this year and straight into decking the halls. But even if you’re waiting for the first weekend of December like I am, Thanksgiving (& Black Friday!) is right around the corner. So if you’re starting to think about holiday shopping, here’s your friendly reminder to… Continue reading Shop Local!
During my blogging break, I actually did some crafting! Here’s my weekly update on my current Works in Progress. Sandy Orton Autumn Sampler Cross Stitch It may be November already, but I finally started on this Autumn sampler! This season is so busy that I don’t think I’ll make much progress before Winter is here,… Continue reading WIP Wednesday