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Finished! Now what?

Finished this cross-stitch project today; now if I can just figure out what to do with the darn thing. That’s actually part of why I gave up cross-stitch in the first place: what to do with all the completed projects.


Two Tip Tuesday - on Wednesday

I was traveling back from the Chattanooga show yesterday.  I got to spend a couple extra days with my parents!  Always a bonus!  A day late, but not two tips short!!! 263 more words

Creative Embroidery

I have been active in my studio….honestly I have. I have been reluctant to post here on this blog (and my primary website blog) because I continually run into situations and stories about people copying, stealing images and more. 782 more words

Hand Stitching

Come to the Dark Side--we have costumes!

Long time, no post! So what else is new? I have to admit, once we got back from Chicago, I didn’t pay much attention to dolls, not to mention just not having room (or energy!) to work on anything much with three extra people in the house. 308 more words


More orange...kinda!

It’s actually rust colored silk, but that’s in the orange family. And since orange makes me so happy, I had to work on this piece while I cogitate on my recent disappointing studio day. 23 more words


Sunday, Sunday...

It’s been an exhausting emotional week.   Friday I sent my beloved Spunky Dog on ahead to scout the undiscovered countries.  My home and my heart are empty.  376 more words