• Market,  New Designs,  Sneak Peeks,  Stitching

    At Last!

    Welcome to the opening day of market! I can hardly stand the excitement! As promised, for those of you who are still with me, here is my final fall market release: A Ghoultide Welcome Stitch Count: 332w x 176h Linen used: 36 ct. Vintage Sand Dune by Lakeside Linens. A great substitutewould be 36 ct. Lingonier Latte by R&R Reproductions.…

  • Market,  New Designs,  Sneak Peeks,  Stitching

    A Sneak Peek…

    It's almost time for market to open! It's open early tonight for the designers who have Early Bird Specials or Limited Editions they're selling. But I generally don't participate because I'd be dying to get out of my room and into their rooms to see what wonderful creations they've come up with! Isn't that just awful? Every year I say,…

  • Market,  New Designs,  Sneak Peeks,  Stitching

    Market Preview #4

    One of my very favorite rooms at market to go into is Lone Elm Lane's, because it feels like I'm walking straight into a Country Living magazine; oh, for the love of stitching, how do they take a simple Dixie cup and sweet tea and turn them into a veritable goblet of country goodness? Their Shaker boxes are absolutely gorgeous,…

  • New Designs,  Sneak Peeks,  Stitching

    Market Preview #3

    I'm back! I thought that before I continued with my laundry and housework and cleaning and organizing-before-leaving tasks, I would sit down here and say hello and show you my next release! I had a lot of fun designing this one.. my favorite thing to do is to mix traditional fall colors with surprise ones, and I hope you like…

  • New Designs,  Sneak Peeks,  Stitching

    Market Preview #2

    Hi again! This morning I've got a little needle packet pouch to show you! I stitched this up very quickly, and if you've never used The Gentle Art's Burnt Orange floss before, it's such a treat to work with. The variation is so beautiful, and each flower turns out a little differently. (By the way, I like to cut a…

  • Critters,  Family,  Holidays,  Home

    This Summer

    The brown-eyed susans are starting to open up, Sophie had her high school orientation yesterday, and the fall market is just around the corner – which means summer is nearing its end for this year, and I truly have no idea where it went! Thank you to so many of you who kindly emailed to ask about how Mike's broken…