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  • Christmas Give Away

    07 décembre 2008 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    Today there are two lighted candles on the Advent wreath, so I thought it would be nice to say a little thank you for visiting my blog, for your kind comments, for your stitching friendshipand and for letting me know you are out there. So I want to arrange...

  • Christmas Drawing!

    16 décembre 2008 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    Just the Christmas drawing has taken place and I'm happy to announce the winners now! But first let me tell you how much I appreciate how many mails and entries I have got! I got so much lovely mails and Christmas wishes, that I really was overwhelmed....

  • Want to share with you...

    11 janvier 2009 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    I just got a lovely picture of Amandas finished Austrian Spot Sampler in purpel, which I want to share with you. I really love viewing different versions of my designs and I think the Spot Sampler looks gorgeous in purpel. Thank you for the picture Amanda!...

  • Love Ewe

    16 janvier 2009 ( #Friendship Quilt )

    When Gigi had offered this lovely freebie on her blog I couldn't resist to start it. I really was in the mood for a little finish and now I have to show my first finish in 2009. It's stitched on 32 count green Belfast linen and it's really lovely! THANK...

  • Friendship Quilt January 2009

    28 janvier 2009 ( #Friendship Quilt )

    It's really time to continue working on my friendship quilt which I have started in 2003. I have added three new squares to the quilt and slowly it will be growing. And slowly it will become a real heirloom piece and a great rememberance on all my stitching...

  • Queen of Birds

    08 février 2009 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    I just finished the stitching on the model of my new design. So I want to share with you - hot from the needle - the first picture of the "Queen of Birds". It's stitched on 32 count sand linen with silk. Now I'll do the framing and the chart should be...

  • back from a long weekend

    25 février 2009 ( #romyaustria )

    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...

  • Queen of Birds

    11 mars 2009 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    Finally my new design the "Queen of Birds" is framed and ready for being published. I'm really happy with the framing I love those "tone on tone" look of the colors. The sampler is stitched on 32 count sand linen with one ply of silk over two linen threads....

  • an Attic Find

    16 avril 2009 ( #romyaustria )

    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...

  • short trip

    01 mai 2009 ( #romyaustria )

    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...

  • I love spring!

    08 mai 2009 ( #romyaustria )

    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...

  • Hexagons

    11 mai 2009 ( #Hexagons )

    First I saw this little hexagons on Vero's blog and have fallen in love with them. I was reading instructions how to creat them and thought that would be a great project for a beginner to quilting like me. Not really a good time to beginn a new project,...

  • Sneak Peek

    31 janvier 2010 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    It's snowing outside and so I'm working on the model stitching of my new design, "Grandmother's Favourite Letters". Do you want to sneak a peek? Here it is: It's stitched on 36 count antique white linen with Old Willow Stitchery Threads First Color Black...

  • Grandmother's Favourite Letters

    13 février 2010 ( #designs Romy in Austria )

    I finished the model stitching of my new design "Grandmother's Favourite Letters". The model is framed, some pictures are taken and the charts should be available in your LNS and OLS in US soon. The model is stitched on 36 count antique white linen and...

  • Happy Easter

    15 mars 2008

    Dear Stitching Friends, You didn´t hear of me for so long time!! I'm so sorry about this!! I didn't do any stitching and I wasn't on the computer for a long time, so my blog hasn't been updatet. I got a lot of nice emails, and I thought I'll answer them...

  • Assisi Scissors Fob

    06 avril 2008

    Finally I had a little finish this year. I stitched this little Assisi Birds and finished it as a scissors fob. It's stitched on 32 count linen with DMC linen threads and black silk. And here you can see my colletion of scissors fobs I got in exchanges...

  • Thank you Stefanie!

    18 juillet 2008

    Some days ago I got this lovely award from Stefanie ! Thank you for this surprise!! Now I pass it on with the following rules: 1. The winner may put the logo on her blog. 2. Put a link to the person you got the award from. 3. Nominate five blogs. 4. Put...

  • Thank you ladies!

    24 juillet 2008

    I was spoiled again from Asta and Georgie with lovely awards! Thank you so much ladies for visiting my blog and for the awards!!! I just have got another lovely award from Dovile ! Thank you so much! I pass it further with the following rules: 1.Put the...

  • Work in Progress

    05 décembre 2008

    Today a little update what I'm working on: I'm just working on a new design, a small sampler. It's stitched on 32 count sandstone linen with silks. Primary in cross stitch, a lttle easy speciality stitch and a very little part of one over one. I'm just...

  • Indigo Rose Class

    09 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    Yesterday I started the Indigo Rose Armchair Pinkeep onlineclass with Catherine Strickler of Indigo Rose. Indigo Rose is one of my favorite designers and I absolutly love class pieces, so I really love to stitch on this project. I want to stitch on this...

  • Arm Chair Pin Keep Progress

    11 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    Today I finished the top of the Indigo Rose Arm Chair Pin Keep. ItŽs really funny and fast to stitch. Now will come the one over one part. Maybe this will take a little longer. I like this Spider Webs, they look very special. And that it is what I like...

  • Marquoir Story finally finished!

    13 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    Finally I finished my Marquoir Story. I started it when the first part was realized, think back in 2002. I put in it only some stitching hours every month, but now itŽs finished. Now I have to think about, how to finish it?! IŽll not frame it, because...

  • relaxing stitching hours

    15 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    After I discovered that I have to do some froging in the !!one over one part!! of the IR Armchair Pinkeep, I really were in the mood for some relaxing stitching hours. So I did a little progress at the Coeur Romantic from Reflets de Soir. IŽm stitching...

  • surprise in the mail

    16 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    Today in my mail I found a secret stitcher package?? I wondered what IŽll get, and inside I found the Blue Ribbon Sampler book. IŽm totally overwhelmed, what a wonderful and generous present. I really want to start the Blue Ribbon Sampler soon. Maybe...

  • Indigo Rose class progress

    17 juin 2005 ( #romyaustria )

    Yesterday I finished the first pocket of the IR Armchair Pinkeep class. After finished the stitching I saw that I did an error in counting in the one over one part :-((. One side of the letters is two threads higher :-(( Think it would be better to re-start...

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