Monday, August 7, 2017

Weekly Stitching

I hope everyone has had a great week and got lots of stitching done and hopefully some new stash. I stitched quite a bit this weekend and it was so nice to just have a lazy weekend where I could do that.

I stitched a small amount on Let Freedom Ring, the border section and some on the flower. I am waiting on some specialty thread before I can go any further on this one. It is by Lila's Studio and I am stitching this on 28 count Properly Primitive by Under the Sea Fabrics.

I love victorian and plantation houses and especially this one since it has my name on it. My friend Denita gave this pattern to me the last time we got together and I had to start it right away. The picture of the border just does not really show how pretty and intricate the stitching is. I am stitching this on a 28 count linen called Platinum.

My friend Cindi came to visit a few weekends ago when we went to the Louisville retreat and she brought me a gift. She completely kitted this pattern for me and I love the thread choices as she picked out ones that she thought I would like and not the ones it called for. This Florin by Ink Circles and I am stitching this on 32 count linen by R and R Reproductions.

I have really fallen in love with samplers lately and this is one that I just recently purchased. New England Schoolgirl Sampler by Theron Traditions and I am stitching it on 36 count Edinburgh linen called Dirty.

I am currently in a band sampler round robin and this was what I stitched on the piece I had for July.

I stitched on my Americana Sampler. I had made a mistake in the tree trunk and had to rip a good portion of it out. I restitched and started on the bottom part of the house and realized, I still had a mistake in the tree trunk so I will have to remove all that I stitched again and fix it. This is where I was before restitching.

I do have a few things on order that I should be able to show in the next posting but I wanted to share what a great deal I got on some storage containers.
These containers are meant for scrapbooking but they are perfect for holding a kitted project. A friend of mine had told me about the great deals for these on so I had to go look. I got 10 of these containers for 17!!! They are normally 2.68 a piece but they were on sale and if you ordered them online and picked them up at the store, you also got free shipping and an additional $5 off your order. I love them and will be a great way for me to get and stay organized. If you want to go and take a look be sure and search for Iris Slimline containers.

I hope you all have a great week!


  1. Your starts looks good. I think my favorite is the one by Theron Traditions. Have a super week!

    1. Thanks Robin! I really do like that one, the dark fabric is perfect for the thread colors used.

  2. I never did get an email back from the lady about the retreat, or else I might have been there, too. :) Maybe next time.

    1. I am so sorry you didn't hear back. There is one in Memphis in September, Bowling Green, KY in October. I am going to Memphis and possibly Bowling Green. If you are interested, I can send her your email.