• Stitching,  Travel

    Shepherd’s Bush

    Well, by the time you read this I'll be out of town again! I just thought I'd pre-blog the photos from one of the most wonderful places on earth: Shepherd's Bush, in Ogden, Utah! I didn't get a lot of different pictures this time because the shop was packed to the rafters with delighted customers, filling their arms with new…

  • Autumn,  New Designs,  Stitching

    Fall Releases, Part 3

    Me again, back to show you my final two autumn releases (in case you haven't seen them already)! The first design below was originally released at last year's Dyeing to Stitch retreat in Virgina Beach, as an accompanying small to Jack's Bash. It was named Jack's Birthday Tart, but since I've decided to design a series of these tarts, I've…

  • New Designs,  Stitching

    Fall Releases, Part 2

    This next release was inspired by old Pennsylvania Dutch watercolors that I find so fascinating! I hope you enjoy my autumn version. Autumn Fraktur Stitch count: 239w x 107hLinen used: 36 ct. Ligonier Latte by R&RThreads used: The Gentle Art (with DMC equivalents in parentheses): Nutmeg (433)Old Hickory (612)Sarsaparilla (632)Aged Pewter (646)Piney Woods (730)Brandy (833)Espresso Bean (3371)Wood Trail (3781) All…

  • Autumn,  New Designs,  Stitching

    Fall Releases, Part 1

    What a busy, busy, busy, busy, busy month! It's flying by! Where on earth did January even go? I've got some new releases to show you, and if you like them, just let your shop know! The shops on my auto will receive theirs very soon, and they've already got the info in hand for the supplies you'll need if…

  • Crazy Kids,  Family,  Friends

    Homecoming for Sophie

    All through the eighth grade, Sophie dreamed of the ninth grade: the new friends, the new teachers, the dances and football games, and that awesome feeling of finally arriving. The first day of school came, and she and her friend nervously walked up the long courtyard and into the front entrance, hauling their brand new backpacks and school supplies, probably…

  • Stitching

    There’s an App for That.

    For those of you who haven't heard, there's an amazing new app for keeping your hoards of cross stitch supplies perfectly organized! I've had so much fun using it, and it's come in very handy when I need to see quickly if I've got a certain thread – or heaven forbid, buy a chart that I already had in my…