Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hey Y'all!

My friend Sandy stitched my "Hey Y'all" Texas state ornament and turned it into a frame-able piece by adding a background and a great border using a color coordinated variegated thread.  It really turned out great!


And speaking of ornaments, here's a big batch of Bejeweled Bargello ornaments fresh from TJ's finishing:



Sunday, April 23, 2017

A Finish or Three!

Some really nice finishes this week!  This is a great Land's End tote that Diane G. attached one of my oldest designs, "Cool Dots" to:


My friend Kathy H. recently received all 5 designs from my "Stitch a Falling Star" club series back from the finishers:


Lietzie B. got her Happy Haunting Grounds from last year's Sandy Arthur Mystery Class back from her framer:


Great work everyone, keep those photos coming! 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A One and a Two!

TWO trunk shows that is!  I have two out this month, one in Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Needlepoint and the other in Atlanta at In Stitches.  Hope you can come by either one and check them out, lots of stitched models in both locations!


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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Merry & Bright Number 3!

Fancy Stitches is now shipping out the third installment in my Merry & Bright club!  Here's a look at what's in store for this month:



Martha Johnson is the creative genius who stitched and wrote the guides for this series.

Here's a look at the canvases in the Contemporary colors and the Traditional red & green:



And here is the print ad with the info on how to sign up, you can join in at any time!






Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Finish and an Almost!

My friend Martha J. finished her "So Happy" recently, with lots of great personal touches as usual!  Love how it came out:


And this almost finished is Jan K.'s, who is stitching it in Carolyn Hedge Baird's class at the Chaparral here in Houston:


Can't wait to see both of these again when they are finished-finished!