Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tis the Season!


Tis the Season for Paperwhites!


Each year when Christmas rolls around, I plant paperwhite bulbs.  I have since Liz was a little girl.  It's very easy to do and such a treat when they bloom at Christmas.


It was always so special to Liz.  So special, in fact, that she's blogged about them!

Go here for Liz's video with step by step instructions for growing these beauties and leave a comment for a chance to win her paperwhite bulb give away!

Enjoy!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hi!


I haven't posted for so long, I thought I'd better pop in and say hi.


This past weekend I taught my journaling class for the Virginia Guild of Needlewomen in Richmond.
It was so much fun!  And I met and got to catch up with the most wonderful women!


And I didn't take a single photograph.


Besides making jewelry, I've been designing like crazy!


Beth is stitching a reallllllllly big sampler
(think Hawk Run Hollow big)


And Carol is stitching an Adam & Eve sampler.


Both of those will be Nashville, 2015 releases.

And I have another sampler all stitched and ready to be framed and released very soon!
No details yet!
It's a surprise!

Wishing you all a wonderful week!
Sunday, October 12, 2014

It's a Witch!!!




A friend I work with at Beaver Creek Antique Mall brought in this vintage Halloween costume because he KNEW I would love it.  And love it I do!

It's entirely hand made and includes a skirt, a cape, black boots and a hat.  A reversible hat!  

How is a girl supposed to resist that??
Friday, October 3, 2014

Happy October!




I hope this gorgeous month is treating you kindly thus far!

I spent most of this day driving North to Pennsylvania to visit my printer and pick up my Liberty Bell charts.  Fortunately, my big brother came along with me and we turned it into a fun trip!

So, I'm here to let you know that Liberty Bell is available finally!

I won't post another photo, as you'll find one directly below in my last post.  
But, here's a link:


if you'd like to find the chart in my Etsy shop.

Wishing you all a glorious weekend!
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Heads Up...For a New Design!


Liberty Bell

Coming soon to a theater near you!

Actually, I haven't gotten this one to the printer yet, so it may be a couple of weeks before it's ready, but I couldn't wait another day to show it to you!

My thanks to Phyllis Lundy for stitching the model!  And, believe it or not, I did the finishing myself!

Also

to cover the cost of getting this chart to the printer, I'm having a sale in my Etsy jewelry shop!

Here's the link if you are so inclined:


Have a great day!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Bird Study


Bird Study is ready!!  It's in my Etsy Shop now!
Friday, September 5, 2014

A Necklace for My Stitching Friends


I realize most stitchers don't enjoy my posts about my jewelry.


But this piece might be an exception.


It's made with a pincushion!


A wonderful, antique, beaded pincushion I found in Pennsylvania last weekend.


It even has BIRDS!!


And, honestly, have you ever stitched a bird you didn't like??

www.FrenchSentiments.Etsy.com

P.S.  My Bird Study pattern will be available Monday.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

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