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Birds&Berries FINISHED!!!

Birds&Berries FINISHED!!!

Today I finished my Merry Cox piece, Birds & Berries. And I have to say, I´m really pleased how it came along. I really love it. It has a little an "antique look", which I love so much on needlworks. This was the first Merry Cox design I finished, but...

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Redwork Exchange

Redwork Exchange

I finely made my decision what I will stitch for the Stitching Bloggers Redwork Exchange. I will stitch with DMC 814 and I choose my fabric (ivory 32count Belfast linen) and I bought some Austrian "Dirndl" fabric for the finishing, and I´ll stitch for...............that´s...

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Finishing

Finishing

Yesterday I found some time to start the finishing on the Merry Cox Birds & Berries sewingcase. I finished the case and now I only have to do the little pocket inside and have to sew on the linen for the needlecase pages. I´m a person who keeps all and...

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Birds & Berries

Birds & Berries

I just finished my stitching on the Merry Cox Birds & Berries sewing case. Now will come the finishing part. I´m happy that I found the perfect dupion silk for lining in my local fabric store. The colour really goes beautiful with the stitching.

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organizing my WIPs

organizing my WIPs

Today I tried to count my WIPs. I´m now up to 20 WIPs (if I found all of them :-). I really have to organize my WIPs. I have to find a strategy to not become too overwhelmed with all my stitchings. First I put all my projects for exchanges and gifts in...

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Sampler!!!!!!

Sampler!!!!!!

After stitching a lot of smalls, I´m now in the mood to start some samplers. I was looking through our house, and now I found a perfect place to create a sampler wall. I´m always admiring Dianes "Sampler Cove" http://sampler-cove.com.hosting.domaindirect.com/imagelib/sitebuilder/misc/show_image.html?linkedwidth=actual&linkpath=http://www.sampler-cove.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/Sampler_Cove.jpg...

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my stitching corner

my stitching corner

I´m always admiring those beautiful stitching rooms of my stitching friends. Really great to have such a room. I don´t have a stitching room, so I created a little "stitching corner" to display my stitching smalls which I stitched and got from stitching...

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Betsy Morgan kit

Betsy Morgan kit

Today I had another great mail day :-), my Betsy Morgan kit the "Spanish Sampler Etui", a class from the Swan Sampler Guild, arrived today. I really fell in love with this design the first time I saw it. Hopefully I will find time soon to start this great...

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Ackworth Books

Ackworth Books

Just I received my Ackworth diary and pattern book! The diary is wonderful and also the pattern book is just great! I think I´ll use it as a stitching diary to record my stitching for the next three years.

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my summer exchange from Ann

my summer exchange from Ann

Today I got my package with my summer exchange from Ann in US. She stitched for me a lovely design "Summer Spot" by Trilogy. And she included some great magazines and wonderful Old Willow threads in muted colours. I just was on the way to order this CC...

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