Craft Chat

Merry and Bright Cross Stitch Cube Finish

I clearly remember finishing this Merry and Bright cross stitch pattern one cold January afternoon in the haze of life with a newborn while Amelia napped for a rare four-hour stretch. I never knew if I’d have a couple minutes or a couple hours, but any time to myself was a luxury. Almost a year… Continue reading Merry and Bright Cross Stitch Cube Finish

Craft Chat

Secret Santa Swap 2017

The Music City MQG ends the year on a high note yet again! Our last meeting of the year is a holiday party, with the annual Secret Santa swap, Dirty Santa game for fabric, and tables laden with food. My Secret Santa this year was Evelyn, and I had so much fun doing “research” (AKA… Continue reading Secret Santa Swap 2017

Chit Chat

Franklin City Sights: ‘Tis the Season

We didn’t plan it this way, but December 1st kicked off a weekend full of festivities. On Friday night, we headed to downtown Franklin for the Tree Lighting. The next morning, Amelia met Santa (she was NOT a fan) in our neighborhood. Then that afternoon, we headed back downtown to watch the Christmas parade. We… Continue reading Franklin City Sights: ‘Tis the Season

Chit Chat

Giving Thanks

There is a lot to be thankful for this year! We had a great visit with family in Mississippi for Thanksgiving. Taking a step away from normal life and soaking up some unscheduled time with family and friends is always restorative, and this holiday was no exception. Even if Amelia didn’t get as much sleep… Continue reading Giving Thanks

Lady Katie Stitchery

Lady Katie Stitchery’s First Sale!

Instead of High Fiving Friday today, I want to let you in on a fun milestone for my little side business: my first sale! I mean that in a couple different ways… I made my first sale on Etsy last weekend (woohoo!) AND I’m running my first sale over there for this weekend ONLY! Lady… Continue reading Lady Katie Stitchery’s First Sale!