• Chart Corrections

    Correction!

    When I wrote up the instructions on the Noah's Welcome Mat (found a couple of posts down, or in the "Freebie" category in the right sidebar), I didn't realize that I had said to stitch the design with one strand over one linen thread. The design was definitely stitched over TWO linen threads! My sincerest apologies!

  • Freebie,  New Designs,  Stitching

    Flash Release!

    I've been asked on more than one occasion how far in advance I come up with a design before I release it. My usual response is that I'm an eleventh-hour designer who doesn't realize it's the Christmas stitching season until about December 20.  I say all that to let you know that I had intended to come out with these…

  • Crazy Kids,  Critters,  Family

    Leo and Bean

    This past December, when Sabrina came home for Christmas, she brought along both of her sweet cats (Kamaji and Dusty) and her gentle rescue boy Leo… She told me she had tried to get a picture of him several times before, but it had proven to be an impossible task; Leo is like most other dogs who know when a…

  • Crazy Kids,  Critters,  Family,  Gardening,  Holidays,  Home,  Martha,  Photography

    Resolve

    Dear Paulette, Remember when it was January? Like, just yesterday? And everyone was telling you Happy New Year, and you were in your usual blissful state of all-things-are-new-again? And let's not forget all those New Year's Resolutions, which included this beauty: Blog more. And this one: Take pictures of things besides pets. It's probably best if you stopped resolving things.…