Project Bags for Cross Stitch

Filed under things I didn’t know I needed but are absolutely essential: project bags for cross stitch. I have, for years, had one small tote bag with all my cross stitch stuff in it – a few patterns, small hoops and some pieces of linen. Recently Phoebe and I both got started on projects and it became clear we outgrew sharing the one cross stitch bag, so project bags! Project bags seem like they can get pretty fancy with handles … More

a new year

Back to work! The kids went back to work on Monday which was also my birthday and that was a great present, just getting back to a normal routine and starting to dig into some new projects. I spent the first half of the day writing out a bunch of ideas and plans in my bullet journal (I’m using that term very loosely – more just like a book of lists)

So the first thing on my list for 2020 … More

Storybook Cross Stitchette pattern up in the shop

Just in time for Christmas crafting the storybook gals I made last year are now available as a PDF pattern in the shop. Storybook X-Stitchettes. I think these would be so sweet in a nursery. That ship has sailed over here so I think I’m going to back them with fabric, stuff them lightly and hang them on the tree.

storybook stitchettes cross stitch pattern

Also new in the shop are the PDF versions of the Kitchen Gnome Dish Towel Embroideries. I can’t … More

goldie

hello blog! sorry, had to take a break to battle the plague. all 4 langs down in one weekend, with the stomach thing. terrible, unholy awfulness. the silver lining though, feeling normal never felt so good! yesterday I was even able to finish goldie here. I ordered linen and it will not arrive so I had to go ahead and make her on this only piece I have. I wish she were more high contrast with the background but I … More