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I love spring!

I love spring!

Is there any better time of the year than spring?? And is there any greater artist in the world than nature?? Not for me! I love spring when everything is growing. There are only a few days when the the shrub at our entrance is blooming like you can see...

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short trip

short trip

Whenever I'm on vacation I love visiting old castles, cloisters, etc. I love viewing the old buildings and I always get a lot of inspirations in colors and shapes for my stitching. There are a lot of historical sights nearby my hometown which I never...

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an Attic Find

an Attic Find

I'm storing a lot of old linen on our attic. Mostly old handwoven bed sheets from my grandmother and my great grandmother. This linen is surely more than hundred years old and it's perfect for working old samplers in a higher count on it. Just I was looking...

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back from a long weekend

back from a long weekend

I just came home from our annual trip to Vienna. Every year I spend a long "girls weekend" with my two daughters in Vienna. I love those days! We always have fine dinners, go to theatres and museums and certainly do a lot of shopping. Here are some impressions...

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This and That

This and That

Just want to do a little update on my blog what's going on in this part of the world in November! First I'm busily stitching on the model of a new big sampler. I have collected so much old stitchings and the alphabets and borders slowly become faded more...

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Celebrations, Celebrations.....

Celebrations, Celebrations.....

In the week around the 18th of August there are a lot of celebrations in our little hometown. There is one festivity after the other and at the moment I'm really happy that slowly live becomes a little more relaxed. Here's a picture of my elder DD and...

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my first little bag

my first little bag

I always was admiring the handsewn bags I saw on the web. Especially the French stichers make such lovely things with stitching and sewing bags. I always wanted to do one by myself. Maybe as you know my sewing machine isn't my best friend, but I gave...

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What's going on

What's going on

Today a little update on my stitching! I did a little progress on Three Pink Houses by Ewe&Eye&Friends, I'm doing in the EEF SAL. I really like how it comes along and I really like this SAL with so much great stitchers. So I'm just thinking of which EEF...

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The shepherdess

The shepherdess

After I saw Su's lovely Mary Beale sampler finished on her blog, I had to pull out my Mary Beale charts imediately and I had to start a little of her designs. I chose this little sampler and I'm stitching it on 36 count Flax Edinburg linen. I really like...

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Spread The Love Award

Spread The Love Award

Some days ago I got thís Spread The Love Award from Barbara http://handgemachtes.blogspot.com/ I really was honored and delighted. It's always nice to hear that other wonderful stitchers are reading my blog, and maybe will get some inspirations. But now...

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