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"Pretty in Pastels" for Gina

I decided to dress Gina in my next pink pastel ensemble, Lucy had the honors wearing pink the last time.

The day I took the picture of this sweater was a beautifully sunny day and provided the most perfect backdrop of color. 54 more words


finishing touches

I added a border of tea cups and leaves (not included in the original templates) to complete the teapot felt embroidery and I also stitched over the steam lines to make them more obvious and I think that both are an improvement. 37 more words



because it’s february… hearts?
not quite.

with thoughts of creating a container garden again come spring, i spent part of the weekend cleaning the balcony. among my stock of leftover seeds, i found a package for colorful radishes that did well last year. 75 more words


felt embroidery

While I was stitching this teapot piece I remembered that the last time I did any major piece of hand embroidery on felt was in the ’60s. 151 more words


The Pumpkin Passport: January 

This year I thought I would join a mystery stitch along by The Frosted Pumpkin Stichery( frankly I must be mad, with all my other commitments, but I have!). 71 more words


"Rosy Cute" for Pukipuki

Little Sugar pestered me today and asked me if it wasn’t about time that her new dress be put on my website.  It seems that the Little Darlings and Penny have been getting all of the attention for the entire month of January.   117 more words


Bloomsbury, elephants and ice cream

Choice is a good thing, they say, and I agree. But then, they also say it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and I think there are times when there might be something in this.  691 more words