A Birthday Card Twist – In A Tin

birthday tin

I was looking for these wonderful little tins to do up some cross stitched or embroidered covers. A wonderful friend, Joan, ever faithful Needle Shop extraordinaire, gave me a whole Continue Reading →

Stitched Blessings, Squares 1 and 2

stitched blessing snorkel

The beginnings of my blessings… Me and my hubby, John, are the best of buddies…and we love to snorkel. Living here in Hawaii , we are blessed with (just about) Continue Reading →

Stitching 100 Blessings


This morning, simply by ‘chance’, I opened an email from a cross stitch/embroidery group and learned about a stitch-a-long that involves 100, 1in. blocks, each depicting a ‘blessings’. Now, blessings Continue Reading →

The Scarlet Letter, Golden “A” embroidery


The embroidery is done on the Scarlet Letter project! I embroidered krienik gold braid on the red velvet using stem stitch to outline and define the letter “A”. The complete Continue Reading →

The Scarlet Letter

scarlet letter A choices

Well…it is Scarlet…and it is a Letter…lol. Here’s an embroidery project. And although the thread is not going to make the “A” scarlet, it is going on a scarlet velvet Continue Reading →

Embroidery Project with Cross Stitch- Papillon 2009 SAL, Castles in the Air, Part 1

cross stitch papillon sal

Delicate, Light, and rather Elegant! I’ve never been one for samplers, but lately, the email groups that I’m part of have chatted about Papillon Creations’ 2009 Stitch Along Mystery Sampler, Continue Reading →

Mystery Project-“Blue”

blue mystery fabric

Blue… A pile of plush Bright Blue Fur… What could this BECOME? added to some bright pink… Fun! Your life needs fun. Go ahead, have some fun!