I completely forgot to share my finished pillow that I was working on before Christmas. I finally finished embroidering the snowflake and then pieced together the top using solid white fabric and a snowflake print. The back is also the snowflake print fabric and I used bias tape around the edge for contrast. I was… Continue reading Gettin’ Crafty! – Let it snow!
In addition to starting the new year by being thankful for a happy, healthy doggie, I also kicked it off by opening my new Etsy shop in the wee hours of this morning! I was so excited, but I tried to tell myself to be patient because sales wouldn’t happen just like that, but I… Continue reading Happy New Year – part 2
I really did finish decorating, but if you’ve been following along, you’ll remember that I was working on these little embroidered ornaments. (And if you weren’t following along or just didn’t remember, it’s okay…I almost forgot about them, too.) Anyway, I FINALLY finished 2 of them today. It actually didn’t take me a terribly long… Continue reading Gettin’ Crafty! – Deck the halls some more
Again I promised apple pie and again I fail to deliver. I suck at this. I should stop making promises and go with what happens in a day. I was distracted from apple pie by a new endeavor that I’ve been thinking about for quite a while. In fact, I’ve been mulling it over and… Continue reading Whoops! No apple pie today, either!
A few days ago, I saw a photo of the cutest quilted and embroidered snowflake ornament on Facebook and thought, “I need to make that!” When I clicked the link in the caption, I found Carolina Patchworks blog post about the Aurifil Christmas Ornament Hop. The awesome thing was that there was a FREE pattern… Continue reading Gettin’ Crafty! – I will not be defeated by a french knot!