Category Archives: … and beyond

NP, Mill Hill, Quilting ….

Once again, time flies… I need to give myself a specific day to post and perhaps I will get back to a weekly schedule. Christmas in July was weak… I did make two Mill Hill beaded ornaments but I only … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wow! Less than 4 days until Christmas…. There are plenty of cookies for Santa this year.  Over the weekend I made a double batch of cookie press cookies, double oatmeal scotchies, double peanut butter and one batch of milk chocolate/peanut … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!

For some unknown reason, I am always happy when I remember that it is Pi day. It has certainly become easier as it has built in popularity over the years.  Happy Pi Day!! SK Seasons Winter – art by Strelkina, … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Free Project Links

The week has seen a small amount of stitching — nothing worth showing yet. Oh, gosh … just can’t help myself … this is the Bakelite phone with a very small amount completed.  So far, I’m pleased with the way … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It is hard to believe that it is already 3 January 2014 and I didn’t start a new project …. yet. My new year stitching was hijacked by a jigsaw puzzle.  I finished this last night and although it looks … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year…..

This is my small start on Molly’s Sock.  The faces and hands are basketweave using 8 strands of floss, the eyes are cross stitch using 6 strands.  Mary’s garment is perle cotton using combination crosses for the main section and … Continue reading

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Stitching Goals 2013 -or- The Stitch List

I like like lists.  For me, making stitching goals is like writing a list to help me remember what I want to.  There are so many wonderful projects that I would like to create – the list helps keep a … Continue reading

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The Secret to My Pizzelle Success

Homemade pizzelles The first batch of pizzelles are ready for tonight’s holiday gathering.  It was a real effort to make some that were not well done — we like them very golden brown and crispy, but I know the very … Continue reading

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Holiday Season – Decorating, Baking & Stitching

Once Halloween rolls by, the remainder of the year seems to turn into a blur.  Every year I expect it, and every year I think it will be different.  I have had very little stitching time this past week and … Continue reading

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Stitching Goals 2012 — The End

My stitching goals are sometimes amusing, sometimes optimistic — in fact, they are more like a guideline to help me stay on task and motivated. This is the list I prepared for myself in early December 2011, it didn’t seem … Continue reading

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