Digging Out Snowman

Digging out snowman

Final finish of 2018!  Digging Out, beaded cross stitch bell pull.  This was a full kit purchased from 123Stitch. Mill Hill’s 2007 Keeping Cool Collection.  Approximate finished size is 2.5 by 5.5-inches.

Digging out ,snowman… Read more

All Aglow Quilt

All Aglow quilt

are All Aglow quilt.  Finished size about 55 by 69-inches.

This blog page is a brief discussion of how I created my second quilt, my All Aglow lap size quilt.  I assume you are either comfortable with the various stages … Read more

purple pillow cases, machine sewn

purple pillows

My notes for creating king size pillow shams and decorative stitching (on the cuffs) pillow cases:

This summer I began creating large sized lap quilts. Besides the enjoyment that I receive from the creative side and the hours of “chilling … Read more

Summer 2018, embroidery and stitching

I have greatly been enjoying completing projects and learning something new this summer.

I have been working on two Hardanger and one Bargello designs for the last year and a half. I lose myself in designing and embroidery work. Shame … Read more

Tulips and Pomegranates, Bargello design

The Tulips and Pomegranates design is a counted, Bargello needlework embroidery presented within a full color 40-plus page booklet.  My booklets are divided into sections that discuss the main pattern parts of each design, present photos and graphed charts in … Read more

Fiesta Flowers, Hardanger design

Fiesta flowers, Hardanger design

Fiesta Flowers is a counted, Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a full color 50-plus page booklet. Rhodes style patterns and ribbed spider web flowers add dimensional interest within the traditional Hardanger kloster block areas of this design.

The design booklet … Read more

Fiesta Runner, Hardanger design

Fiesta Runner, a Hardanger design

Fiesta is a runner size Hardanger design worked in the bright colors of a summer’s day.  An Intermediate level embroidery, Fiesta is presented within a full color 60-plus page booklet.  Within the booklet it is assumed you are quite comfortable … Read more