So check out the stuff! Of course, after emptying the suitcase, the first thing you do is dump out all your stash! Some bought, some giveaways.
I want to make this my NEXT start! OMGosh from Beth at Summer House Stitch Works. She was challenged by a guild in Nebraska to design a sampler. Their theme was Reality Shows. What a challenge but she delivered. Check this sampler out closely. The motifs for 19 reality shows hidden in the design. Let's see what can be recognized......the two roses. obviously The Bachelor. The beehive, Honey-BooBoo. The two "D's" and ducks across the top, Ducky Dynasty. And there are 16 others.
The ornament exchange piece I received.
The finished ornament I made. There were actually ohs and ahs so I was pleased!
And now, my class piece. A winter themed Alpine Lodge pin cushion. I may need to call in a roofer to help with my goofy shingles!
The verse......"When there's snow on the ground......" Cathy told us how she came up with the design and quote and challenged us to finish the sentence how we like. Mine might be...."When there's snow on the ground, I like to have a big pot of soup on the stove, some bread baking in the oven and snuggle up on the couch with a good book".....or replace book with stitching!
Cathy and Sharon, of Stitch by Stitch, gifted us with the pattern and complete supplies for the matching scissors fob.
Believe it of not, I did get some other stitching done.
I finished the tomato pin cushion from Hands on Design. I am not sure if I want to stuff this with wool roving or to cut layers of warm and natural batting. Maybe by next year, I can have the whole set done. And not to let the needle cool off, I started the Shepherd's Bush stocking for grandbaby William. I have no plans to complete it by this year but working on this 18 count is EZ PZ. It will be a good piece for stitching night or for lunchtime work.
Thanks for stopping by and keep on stitching!