Another Wednesday, another peek at my current works in progress. Day to Night cross stitch Still inching along! … Christmas Gradient quilt Trimming, trimming, trimming… definitely not my favorite part of the process, but easy to do while listening to a podcast or watching a show. … That’s all for now!
Another Wednesday, another peek at my current works in progress. Day to Night cross stitch I haven’t been stitching much, so progress has slowed down. Only a couple more colors to go! (These photos are all blurry because the camera kept getting distracted by the little guy playing peekaboo!) … Christmas Gradient quilt The blocks… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
A finish! I really loved working on this pattern, Dear House by Carriage House Samplings, stitched in Weeks Dye Works Midnight floss on Aida fabric. Cross stitching is certainly not a quick hobby! I started working on this pattern in January 2020 and finished it up in July. Certain projects will always conjure up what I… Continue reading Dear House cross stitch
We are currently living in surreal times, and my little family is so, so fortunate to be able to stay home and practice social distancing right now. It’s hard not to feel helpless in the midst of this pandemic, but of course the crafting community has done its part to help. Many sewers are making… Continue reading FREE Cross Stitch Pattern: Stay Home
Happy Thanksgiving! This year we followed @BusyToddler’s lead and made a Thankful Turkey! It took just a couple minutes to make a turkey and feathers out of construction paper, and it’s all held together with painters tape. Every day we talked with Amelia about what she is thankful for and added a new feather to… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from our Thankful Turkey
It’s been a few weeks, but I’m back to share a peek at my current work in progress. Oh Whale Cross Stitch I picked up this project again after a few weeks, and it feels good to do something that makes me feel normal again. The endless cycle of newborn and toddler care is exhausting…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
I’ve been procrastinating on starting a new endeavor… so of course I decided to do anything and everything this weekend except the one thing I should be doing instead. Let me count the ways I have procrastinated… We went to the farmers market for iced coffee and donuts (& peaches)… I caught up on some… Continue reading Weekend Adventures
Happy Friday! Here’s a High Ten for you – two weeks in a row of highlights in as few words as possible. This week: 1. A reason to celebrate! 2. Travel trooper 3. Valley Forge 4. Friends 5. Summer stitching … Last week: 1. Summer nights 2. Edited & organized 3. Reading these days 4.… Continue reading High Five for Friday
This fall seems to be rushing by already, but we squeezed in some seasonal fun over the weekend while my parents were visiting. Sam and I were lucky enough to sneak in a date night (2 in one week!) to see LCD Soundsystem on Friday night, and after a grand day of window shopping and… Continue reading Weekend Adventures
Happy Friday! You know the drill… these five highlights are my way of recapping the week and a reminder to stay grateful. 1 – Thankful. The official holiday to give thanks has come and gone, but I’m still thankful for the time we had together. I’ve been thinking of them all week while I… Continue reading High Five for Friday!