Monday, December 14, 2015

Great Complimentary Chart ...

Design: "Seven Pines"
Designer: Little House Needleworks

(I made some color changes to allow  the design to be seen on a lighter fabric)

Merry Christmas

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sewing Notions Case Photo Tutorial

 Stitch your favorite motif
I found mine here

 Cut mat board to fit the top of a small Embroidery Hoop

 Lace your finished piece around the mat board 
(I used a layer of batting between them so my top would be soft)

 This is the top of the needle case

 Cut a second round piece of mat board to make the back for your stitched piece & lace your favorite fabric around it

Make two more of these to make the bottom of the needle case 
You need two embroidery hoops to make a needle case .. Use a hinge to connect them ...

Glue the two covered mat boards wrong sides together (stitched piece on top) & then glue that to the top of your embroidery hoop
Are you getting the idea? ...

Embellish as desired. I used ric rac around the inside edge of my case ...

I think I will add cording around the top but I wanted you to see how I placed my pieces together

Fill with your favorite stitching goodies & enjoy!
Happy Stitching

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Crafty Fun ...

Paracord Bracelets ...

So fun to make ..
And so easy 
What's in your craft basket?

Be blessed !!!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

You are awesome !

I love this little Freebie from

The 3 little words of inspiration contest winner

How about these three little words ..
Enjoy your weekend!!!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

So many things to do ...

Stitch something lovely ...

Glue Embroidery hoops together ...

Cut a wood base ...

 Lace fabric around Mat board ...

Stamp something Prim ...

Crochet a mini rug ...

Embellish ...

And Enjoy!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Working with red ...

 And making these little 
Project bags

Nina's Thread: Chilli
Kelmscott Designs Vintage Scissors
And 1/2" mother of pearl
Heart buttons

Enjoy your weekend!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sew easy !!!

I found a great little bag tutorial from

So easy to follow
And project bags are always a good way to use up those fabric scraps ..

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Delightful Dishcloths ...

Enjoying some crochet time before I start my work week ...

Wishing you all a blessed & productive week!
Take care,

Monday, July 13, 2015

I had to do it ...

My stitching fingers were weak ...
I just couldn't go on ...
And then i had a vision ...
Oh yes, I think I can make it now
Be blessed !!!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Using up scraps

with some crochet 
Scrubbies ...


And playing in the garden ...

Be Blessed !!!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Granny Stripe

Afghan Finish ...
Such a great way to use up 
extra scraps of yarn ...
Be Blessed !!!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

New project ..

I started a new Granny Stripe Afghan
With vibrant colors to match my garden ...

Be blessed !!!

Monday, June 1, 2015

No more Apples ...

1836 Mary Hannah Gipson Sampler
With some modifications 

Kelmscott Designs
Thread Rings

Such a fun stitch !!!
Be blessed

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