Happy Belated World Cross Stitch Day. We stitchers are moving on up in the world, having our own special day! I spent the day stitching....but then it is unusual if I do not sit down to stitch a bit every day. It has really helped me to get through the trying times we are living in. I remember my Mama G telling me that she crocheted her troubles away. I totally get that!
I got so into this piece that I had to finish it. This is Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery's I Love Fall Most of All. I changed the colors a bit, using more green for the leaves as the trees here still have green leaves when it is apple picking time. I will make this into a fridge magnet. It will replace Berry Picking and Ice Cream Licking. Come October, Batty Bakery will take that spot on the fridge. I do not have many September pieces so now I have this one as well as September Word Play. I am trying to wait until October 1st to decorate for fall. By the way, I stitched this on the gingham fabric from Hobby Lobby. I enjoyed stitching on it. You can tell it has a bit of synthetic fiber in it versus the more expensive cotton gingham but that did not bother me at all. I purchased another piece the last time I made an HL run.
I got two goodies in the mail.
And I started one of them. I always put a piece of fabric between my q snaps and the black fabric. I learned the hard way that the q snaps can sometimes leave a white mark on the black fabric.
I spent Sunday afternoon working on Audrey's Christmas ornament. Only three to go and I will have completed all nine ornaments. Then to FFO. I give these ornaments to the children at Thanksgiving.I am using Prairie Schooler's Christmas Alphabet if you are interested in the chart. I have to remind myself to add the chart's name. I forget that not everyone has a Prairie Schooler obsession like me!
I was watching Dena of Half Stitch Cross Stitch on You Tube.
I wanted to show you these snowflakes they have on display at Hobby Lobby( there were several sizes to choose from). They were located near the fabric section in my store. I think they would make a good backdrop for a small Winter Stitch to use after Christmas is over. I am thinking one of the motifs from Prairie Schooler's Button Up chart would look cute on a snowflake. As it sits on its own, it would work anywhere in your home. Lately when I go to Hobby Lobby, I am thinking....ok, what cross stitch would work with this piece??? It is all in how you look at things.
I have to end with a surprise....while listening to two of my favorite you tubers, Cathy and Nancy of Inspired Needle, I heard my name called as the winner of the Scarlett House Sampler, A Perfect World.
Cathy owns the store, Inspired Needle in Lamont, Illinois. Cathy and Nancy are sisters and such fun to watch on their you tube channel of the same name. I may stitch this one for Grimmwood! Thanks Cathy and Nancy!! Have a good stitchy week dear friends.