Decorating · Embroidery · Gardening · Paint jobs · Thrifting and antiquing

New house update, plus some stitching

Seems like forever since I posted here, but it’s been less than a month. It’s been, however, a month in which I got a lot of stuff done that belongs on this blog, so this will be a long one, lol… Where to begin… Living room First, let’s see the before: As you can see,… Continue reading New house update, plus some stitching

Embroidery · Quilting

Crazy quilt bags, cross-stitch, crewel… oh, and a house

So, I guess the big news of the last couple days is I have an accepted offer on a house. woo hoo!!! Anyway, if all goes well, subject removal is November 7, and I’ll get possession in early December. The actual move might take a while since I live in my father’s house 25 minutes… Continue reading Crazy quilt bags, cross-stitch, crewel… oh, and a house

Embroidery · Quilting

Recent quilt and cross-stitch finishes

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. I’ve been stitching more than finishing lately, but oh well. Above: mug rug and mug for my quilt guild’s Christmas party exchange. Details below: Basically, improvised piecing snowflake and random backing, free motion quilting for a spiky… Continue reading Recent quilt and cross-stitch finishes