Author Archives: janicelynn

My Pink House by Ewe and Eye and Friends

The past week I worked on an old project that I started around 2000. These are the before and after pictures of My Pink House from EEF. Before: After: This is a photo of the finished piece that I found … Continue reading

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Star Wars Stitching

For the past few weeks I have been busy stitching a series of Star Wars themed ornaments from dinosaurspaceshop on etsy. These come out great and are another fun and easy stitch. There are six patterns but I stitched the … Continue reading

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Mew Mew aka Mjölnir Stitching

I just put the final stitches in on “Mew Mew” – it came out great! Next step will be to go to the craft store to find ribbon to wrap the 4″ wooden hoop. I also need to decide how … Continue reading

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Mew Mew – The Hammer of Thor in Cross Stitch

My latest project was a gift from my daughter – Mew Mew, what fun! Mew Mew in progress as of 16 March 2019 This is my progress after a few days (slow stitcher, remember!). I am stitching the piece two … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies Cross Stitch is Finished

I did it! I was hoping to finish the stitching on this fun piece before February was over and I put in the final stitches last night (February 28). It is my first cross stitch finish since my shoulder got … Continue reading

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Oh My Gosh! I Am Stitching!!

It is well established that I am a remarkably slow stitcher. I am hoping that I will complete the stitching on this super cute piece “Christmas Cookies” by the end of February. I truly enjoy stitching with a single color … Continue reading

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Stitch, Stitch and Stitch….

Things are improving with my shoulder. Now to keep that going in the right direction. It seems that my shoulder happy place is with cross stitch. Knitting is still a challenge, needlepoint is ok but cross stitch is good. I … Continue reading

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New Year, New Projects…

For the first time ever, a post that I made has gone missing. If it seems I am repeating myself then I probably am. I hope this will be a year with some crafty time.  My right shoulder surgery is … Continue reading

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Knitting Washclothes

This wonderful washcloth is being knit by my daughter – her first! The pattern is a corner to corner called “the no holes knit washcloth” by Beverley at The Make Your Own Zone and you can find the pattern here. … Continue reading

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Moisturizers for Stitching

Winter is coming and that always means much drier skin. For stitchers and knitters dry skin can cause threads to snag – especially silks and synthetics.  For quilters handling fabrics causes dry hands to be even drier. For needleworkers it … Continue reading

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