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