Veggies Spring 2022

Burpee winter Acorn Table Queen
Veggies: How to Prepare Eggshells for Tomato Plants Eggshells contains salmonella and other residues that can attracts pests like pesky slugs into your garden. Before using them as a fertilizer, it is important to wash them thoroughly and air them… Read more

Christmas Tree — Holiday Card 2020

Bargello Christmas Tree 2020 cp

Bargello Christmas Tree 2020

Bargello style Christmas Tree, stitched on 24 count Congress Cloth, color 9032 (Vintage Merlot).  Purchased tri-fold card with Christmas Tree cut out.

Stitch is Bargello over four fabric threads with two steps.

Threads Needed:

2 spools… Read more

Take Flight, MSQC

forest frost glitter stars

Take Flight quilt pattern from Missouri Star Quilt Company.

I followed the free tutorial video.  Quilt size 76″ by 81″.


3 3/4 yards of background fabric (white fabric within the tutorial)

1 1/2 yards of border fabric

2 1/2 … Read more

Spring Forward Violets 2020

spring forward violets

spring forward violets

Spray of field violets with Spring Forward wording.  2.8- by 4.1-inch.

Embroidery Design machine embroidery design, 7675 count.

Stitched on a white 15- by 25-inch kitchen dish towel.

Used tear-away stabilizer bottom and wash-away stabilizer top.

Magnetic … Read more


maroon red holly hocks on beige table mat

Machine Embroidery completed for early February 2020.

maroon red holly hocks on beige table mat

Hollyhock pes file from Tarina Etsy store. 25K+ stitch count, 3.5- by 9-inches. 

Stitched on a lightweight 13-inch by 19-inch rectangular (beige) purchased place mat. … Read more

Owls in Love with Balloons

Owls in loves on light green table mat

Owls in love with balloons.

Owls Valentine and I Love You Balloons from Embroidery Designs.

Owls: 18K+ stitches, 6- by 4-inches.

Balloons: 6K stitches, 4- by 4-inches.

Stitched on a lightweight 13-inch by 19-inch rectangular (light green) purchased placemat.

Puckering … Read more


witch hazel

witch hazel on dark blue kitchen towel

Witchhazel branch, Embroidery Online design. 8K stitches, 2- by 4-inches.


Stitched on a dark blue 15- by 25-inch kitchen dish towel.


Used wash-away stabilizer bottom and top.


Magnetic hoop. Brother … Read more