Dye jobs · Embroidery · Thrifting and antiquing

Roots, vines, and baskets, oh my…

So I went down to Victoria today to hit the giant Value Village down there (also the needlework shop I should stay out of until I stitch through my current stash… lol…). At the Value Village I ended up picking up a bunch of random things for the house I’m going to buy just as… Continue reading Roots, vines, and baskets, oh my…

Embroidery · Paint jobs · Thrifting and antiquing

We all live in a something something something…

I popped into the post office antiques mall at Ladysmith today, intending to look for an Egyptian touristy ottoman I saw last time I was there. Of course, it was gone, lol, it’s been a while. As was the State of Texas rusty iron fireplace gate. Knew I should have coughed up the $150 for… Continue reading We all live in a something something something…

Dye jobs

So I fell off the wagon a bit the last couple days…

Ugh. Real estate bullshit and drama. Won’t get into all of it, but suffice to say I saw a few houses, fell in love with one I could only afford with some fiscal help from my father, which was promised and then the next day withdrawn for no sane reason so I’m back to sticking… Continue reading So I fell off the wagon a bit the last couple days…

Embroidery · Furniture

Bistro set, unpick-a-rama, and Photoshop

So there’s this cheap-ass metal bistro set at Walmart that I’ve had an eye on for a few weeks now. $128 CDN, which is certainly cheap, but I know the Walmart drill: it will eventually get cheaper. Today was that day, and when I went in to get some groceries… just groceries, pinky swear!… there… Continue reading Bistro set, unpick-a-rama, and Photoshop

Dye jobs · Embroidery

Overcasting, video editing, and blogging, oh my…

I started out with the intention of FFO-ing a few recent cross-stitch finishes and overcast the edges with gusto before getting all side-tracked… As I tend to, lol. Then I got the idea to try to overdye “Hallow Eden” (Plum Street Samplers). I started it before I got into using fabric spray paints and then… Continue reading Overcasting, video editing, and blogging, oh my…