Saturday, June 15, 2019

It's been a long time since I have done a post.  
So I thought I would try to do some catching up if
for no other reason but to have a record of what I have stitch.
It is always nice to come back to this blog to see what and
when I stitched something.  I am going to try to start
where I left off.


 With Thy Needle and Thread--The Cat and The Moon.
Stitched on 36 count mystery linen with DMC.
Started 10-8-18
Finished 10-10-18
I know I did an FFO to this but I couldn't find the picture.

 Prairie Schooler--Autumn Leaves Sampler.
Stitched on 32 count Lambswool with DMC threads.
Started 10-10-18
Finished 10-16-18

Little House Needleworks--Autumn ABC's.
Stitched on 32 count linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Started 10-15-18
Finished 10-28-18

Lizzie Kate--Sled Dudes-Snowman.
Stitched on perforated paper with DMC threads.
I stitched these between 10-28-18 and 11-22-18
for the grands.

Lizzie Kate--Give Thanks.
Stitched on 28 count linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Started and Finished 11-4-18 


 Plum Street Sampler--Gobble, Gobble.
Stitched on 36 ct. linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Started 11-12-18
Finished 11-18-18



Hands on Design--I Hear the Bells.
Stitched on 32 ct. Antique white with DMC threads.
Started 12-9-18
Finished 12-19-18

 Plum Street Sampler--Home for the Holidays.
Dyeing to Stitch club kit.  
Stitched on 36 ct. Winter Brew with overdyed threads.
Started 11-19-18
Finished 12-11-18

Sheila Kelly--Christmas Barn - 2018 JCS Ornament
magazine.
Stitched on 32 ct. Antique white with DMC threads.
Started 12-16-18
Finished 12-17-18

I have one or two more pictures to find and that will finish out the year 2018.

I will try to get caught up with some more finishes in the next couple of weeks.

I'd like to say I will get better with posting my finishes but you know how that goes.

Have a great weekend:)
Joan--aka Mama Joan

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Doing a little catch up!!

Wow, where does time go!  I can't believe it has been so long since my last post.
I am going to do a bit of catch up on what I have stitched since July.

 Liberty Lane by Country Cottage Needleworks.
Stitched on 32 count linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Started 7-5-18
Finished 7-25-18

 I decided to make this into a drum. 

 I really like drum finishes. 

 A Needle of Silver by Hands on Designs.
This was a kit from The Silver Needle which included 32 count white
linen and DMC threads.
Started 7-26-18
Finished 7-27-18

 Strawberry Queen by Pineberry Lane.
This was a kit from the Quaint Ladies Club from Dyeing to Stitch.
Stitched with the supplies from the kit.
Started 8-11-18
Finished 8-13-18


Tis The Season by Blackbird Designs.
Stitched on 32 count linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Started 8-29-18
Finished 9-12-18


 Red Bird Sampler by Heart in Hand.
Stitched on 32 count natural linen with Victorian Motto
thread called Poison Apple.
Started 9-12-18
Finished 9-13-18

 Fabric I used on the back.

 Pumpkin Spice Farm by Hands on Designs.
Stitched on 32 count natural with DMC.
Started 9-14-18
Finished 9-21-18

 French Monogram Collection III by Twisted Oaks Designs.
Stitched on 32 count cream with DMC 4210.
This was a WIP not sure when it was started, restarted 9-21-18.
Finished 9-25-18

 Back of Biscornu.

 
 I am a Needlesmith - By the Bay Needlework.
Stitched on 32 count white with DMC threads.
This again was a WIP which I restarted on 9-25-18.
Finished 10-7-18

 Moon over Blackbird by Lizzie Kate.
Stitched on mystery 28 count fabric with DMC thread.
Started 10-7-18
Finished 10-8-18

 Now I am pretty much up to date on my stitching.
I think I have just one more project to post about as soon as I 
finish it.  

Now I am off to make some project bags.  
Check out my esty shop if you are in the market for
a project bag:)

Thank for stopping by and have a great week.
Joan

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Happy 4th!!

In honor of the 4th, here is a collection of my patriotic stitches.

I really didn't realize how many I have stitched until I gathered them up!!!

I even have a few more framed pieces I found after these pictures were taken.







I hope everyone is having a great 4th of July.
Stay safe and have fun.

Joan--AKA Mama Joan

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

I am going to try to catch up!!!

Well as usual I am behind in my posting!!  I have been quite busy with my bag business and with building a new house.  So with all that going on I have been behind in recording all of my stitching progress.  This my be a bit of a long post!!

Heartstring Samplery--Prairie Life Sampler.
Stitched on 36 count coffee dyed/baked linen with DMC threads.
Started 3-9-2018
Finished 4-2-2018

 With Thy Needle and Thread--Here a Peep, There a Peep.
Stitched on 40 count Antique Cotton with DMC threads.
Started and Finished 4-2-2018
I found this paperweight glass piece at the thrift shop and it 
worked perfectly!!

Jardin Prive--Parterre de Fleurs.
Stitched on 32 count Lavender Mist with DMC threads.
Not sure when it was started, finished 4-4-2018

Blackbird Designs--It came upon a midnight clear from the Deck the Halls booklet.
Stitched on 36 count WDW Putty with DMC threads.
Started 4-4-2018
Finished 4-7-2018


Blackbird Designs--Christmas Cactus from the Deck the Halls booklet.
Stitched on 36 count mystery linen with DMC threads.
Started 4-7-2018
Finished 4-9-2018


The Scarlett House--Berry Bird.
Stitched on 36 count Patriots Brew with Weeks Dye Works threads.
Started 4-21-2018
Finished 4-27-2018
This piece was from the Dyeing to Stitch retreat I attended in April.
This was the Friday night retreat piece.


This is the base for my Berry Bird piece that I made and painted.
This piece turned out just as I had hoped.


Annie Beez--Sampler Pinkeep.
Stitched on 32 count linen I dyed with DMC threads.
Not sure when I started this piece.
Finished 4-30-2018

 With Thy Needle and Thread--School house series lesson one.
Stitched on 25 count lugana over one with DMC thread.
Started this piece sometime last year.
Finished 5-5-2018


Pineberry Lane--In Full Bloom-Quaint Country Ladies club sewing pocket.
Stitched on linen and threads from kit.
Started 5-11-2018
Finished 5-14-2018


Fob from In Full Bloom sewing pocket kit.

 Heartstring Samplery--Where Liberty Dwells Huswife-Ladies Prim Society club kit.
Stitched on 36 count Old Mill Java with WDW threads.
Started 5-14-2018
Finished 5-21-2018

 Inside view of Huswife.

 Huswife rolled up.

 Little House Needleworks--Dairy Darlin'-Farmhouse Christmas series.
Stitched on 32 count summer khaki with DMC threads.
Started 5-21-2018
Finished 5-23-2018

 Heart in Hand--Land I Love.
Stitched on 32 count linen dyed by me with DMC threads.
Started 5-29-2018
Finished 5-31-2018

 I found this bowl at Michael's for $2.  I think it worked just perfectly for this project

 Hands on Designs--Knee High.
Stitched on 32 count linen dyed by me with DMC threads.
Started 5-26-2018
Finished 6-8-2018

 Erica Michaels--Sweet Freedom Berry.
Stitched on 36 count linen dyed by me with DMC threads
Started 5-2018
Finished 6-9-2018

 Side view of berry.

Other side of berry!!

 Lizzie Kate-A Little Stitch.
Stitched on 32 count lambswool with DMC threads.
Started 6-9-2018
Finished 6-10-2018

 Heartstring Samplery--Grand Old Flag Pin Drum.
Stitched on 32 count Coffee Dyed linen by me with DMC threads.
Started 6-21-2018
Finished 6-23-2018

 I stitched my initials on a piece of linen and stitched the linen on the back of the drum.

Another view of drum.
I stuffed this piece with sawdust. 


Well, thank you if you made it all the way to the end.  I am now caught up with all my stitching!!
I'd like to say I will be better at blogging but my past efforts show that I am not very good at doing that!!

If you have an interest in any project bags that I make, please hop over and take a look at my

Also watch for a flosstube video this weekend from Kelly and me.
Our Youtube channel is:  The Joan and Kelly Show.

Hope your week is going well and you have a great weekend:))

Joan--aka Made by Mama Joan