the hoop above is something i've been working on for the past few weeks,Read More
for january stitch club, my new golden mandala pattern is a simple centering mandala design. i'm taking a chance with the floss and trying something new: tone on tone.Read More
in the days ahead, may we feel creative and connected, focused and free, strong and successful, cozy and calm, present and powerful.Read More
this past weekend was my birthday. i'm 40 now! i gotta say, my 30's were really great, butRead More
i really like reading other people's lists (am i weird?) so i thought it might be fun to share a few random things that are making me happy these days:Read More
i frequently receive questions about my use of backing fabric and also about stabilizers. so if you're wondering what in the world i'm talking about (you're not alone!) and maybe this will help.Read More
jennifer wrote a beautiful post on mindfully stitching marigolds, and she chose my merry gold pattern as one. i love her description of stitching as meditation and remembrance.Read More
july has been a really busy month for me, but i've been making some progress on my summertime garden hoop!
here's what i have done so far
this kit is just one tiny part of one fantastic bundle that is up for auction, with all proceeds going to help families reunite and stay together. head on over toRead More
my new collection of kits is available now!!
i have 3 new kits available in my web shop and ready for you to stitch. if you like the iron-on versions or pre-printed patterns, i've got those too!
i hope you had a great weekend! we celebrated mother's day on sunday, and it was a really great day! mother's day isn't always the easiest holiday for me, but this year truly was wonderful.Read More
this design is inspired by something that is on my mind a lot: stillness.
i think we all know how vital it is to intentionally set aside time to just BE, to get quiet, to step away from the hectic and non-stop busy pace of our lives.
are you looking for a little something sweet and simple to stitch? then i have just the thing for you!
this pattern is perfect for practicing your lazy daisy stitch. but if you don't want to use lazy daisy, a straight stitch works just fine too!Read More
more spring photos for you! these were taken at biltmore estate, which i'm lucky to have easy access to -- it's just a few miles away from my house.Read More
it's may already! how is time flying so fast?
you may have seen this on instagram already, but i finished my april stitch club pattern, april flower! i outlined all of the satin stitching using a single strand of black back stitches.