Thank You

To all of my vistors. It is a joy to share my stitching. Anyone who leaves a comment has truly made me smile. Each comment is read and it is greatly appreciated. Happy Stitching.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Into Fall we go

 Pattern by Plum street samplers
Turkey Sausage
Finished on a pumpkin I picked up at Hobby Lobby
For 8 dollars and change.
This is for my best friends birthday in October.
Love this piece.  She had a dog like this, his
Name is Harry, he passed away.

 Meet Oliver,  how cute is he.
Pattern by Stacy Nash
This is for my daughter Alyssa, she always
Wanted a cat.  This will be a christmas gift.

 Framed just in time  for the county fair.
Fall quilt by Stoney creek
 Floss tags made out of cards I have received.
A great way to use the cards you get for
Birthdays, christmas, etc.
 Zinnia's from the garden

Berry cake with ice cream.  Can we eat this everyday

Update on the cross stitch retreat.  It's is almost full.
There are a few spots left.  If you would like to attend,
Send an email to
Retreat details here

Flosstubers attending the retreat so far:
Joan and Kelly from the Joan and Kelly show
Shirl McKinney from Tranquil stitches
Amy from Amy loves toads-  my adopted sister
Cathy from CraftyCat Stitcher
Andi from Nana's needles

Happy labor day everyone🌻

Monday, August 27, 2018

Hosting a cross stitch retreat Oct 4- 6, 2019 - Knoxville, TN- join the fun

I am hosting a cross stich retreat Oct. 4-6, 2019

Being held at the Marriott hotel In  knoxville, tn

There will be 40 stitchers gathering together for stitching fun.

Cathy from Hands on Designs will be designing a pattern for this retreat.

Details of cost:

45.00 registration fee -.

129.00 A night for king bed

139.00 a night for double queen beds- share a room and it will only cost 139.00 for both nights plus taxes

Food - walking distance tor Five guys, and three
local restaurants.  Hotel has breakfast and dinner you can purchase from their cafe.  Tons or restaurant options within 10 mins of hotel if you have a car.

Airport is 25 mins away.

If you are driving this time of year the leaves will be changing.  If you want to make a mini vacation spend a couple of days in pigeon forge  or gaitlinburg ,TN , a tourist destination this time of year.  Located 45 mins away.

There  will a fall exchange, not required to participate.

Goodies bags to be given to each stitcher attending.

If you are interested in joining please send me an email at
This is on a first come first serve basis.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Happy August

This pattern is by Stony creek
Fall Quilt leaflet 153
Stitched on AIDA by picure this plus
All done with DMC
I am excited to have this framed

This is a freebie pattern by heart and hand
My nephew was married on Halloween 2017.
Both him and his wife serve in the air force.
I decided to make it a more patriotic piece.

This pattern is by heartstring samplery
Festive little fobs seaside edition
The black wooden tags were purchased
At Hobby Lobby, if you want more details
You can watch My video here

This pattern is by heartstring samplery
Americana edition
The garden is very productive this year
Over 3 dozen picked in one day
The white one is a silver slicer cucumbers

Bundy cake
Blackeyed susans

Purple Rose of Sharon, also known as Althea
I have never seen a purple one and was delighted to plant 
It in my garden. My mom helped me pick it out,
A special find

My Second sprouting of sunflowers

The summer seems to be going fast.
I feel like time is in a speed warp.

Happy August everyone.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Happy th of July🍒

 Back from the framer.  Grow a garden by
Lila's studio.  The framing is perfect for this 
Piece and hangs in my bedroom.

 Pattern by Hands on designs
Done on 28Ct babbling brook
I changed a lot of colors and added 
Small bees in the bottom .

 Fragments in time by summer house
This is the 4th piece in the series I have 
 We celebrated my sisters 50th birthday in
Asheville, NC.
Sassy Jacks cross stitch store is awesome
And the owner Kim is just amazing.  She
Has such a heart for this hobby.

 Thank you linda for sharing a piece
Of your childhood with me
 Sandy you thoughtfulness is heart felt
 Pam the little red bird I will treasure forever
Diana my New Jersey sister.  The zipper
Bag is just amazing .

Thank you to everyone who had made this community
A bright and happy place.

Happy 4th of July.  I cannot believe we are in July.
If you would enjoy seeing more details and a closer
Look, you can Watch the video.🌻 here.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Happy June🌻

 Red white and Blue by lizzie kate 
Done on picture this plus Heroic 32 ct
Finished with sticky board. the flag board was
Purchased last year on clearence for five dollars.

Here is a tutorial on how to finish the piece
 Pattern by blackbird designs
Sweet land of liberty.
I highly recommend this book if you like
Patriotic designs.
This was done on 32ct linen by Victorian motto
There is no color.  Finished with sticky board
The background is scrapbook paper glue using
Aleens glue.

This video gives you details on both
 The front garden.  Sunflowers are starting to bloom.

 Bee balm
 Down town in Knoxville there was a window display.
The display was hand Stitched.  It was very pretty and creative.

Enjoy the rest of June.🌻