Thursday, September 25, 2008

The Online Needlework Show is up and running!

There are really some great new designs! Its so fun to browse through all of the selections, I love it! You can see them here! Have fun!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

American Promenade~My new design is finished!

It is now at the framers, and then back home for a VERY quick photo shoot and the pattern will be ready! The Online Needlework show starts next week!

Thursday, September 11, 2008

X's and Ohs!

I am frantically stitching away on my latest model to get it ready in time for the Online Needlework Show! The show starts Sept.24 and runs through the 29th. Non-buyers will be able to peruse all of the new offerings but will not be able to purchase. Its a great time to see new designs and then run to your LNS (local needlework store) and ask them to order them for you! Of course I am working under the gun to get this design done! You know I took this with me on vacation in August to get a really good head start so this wouldn't happen! Ha! I spent all my time floating around the pool, so now I am paying for it! LOL!
Click here to go to the show page.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

I love hand work!!

Click on photo for a close-up!
This is a tiny little peek at a table topper I have designed, which will be a spring pattern. Yes, I am designing for spring already, while most people are getting ready for fall! But that is how it goes for designers! :)
I have decided to hand quilt this piece, as I just love the way hand quilting looks; and because I love doing handwork, and luckily I am pretty fast at it. These are my essentials for quilting: needles, scissors, thread, and my MP3 player! Also my thimble which I forgot to put in this picture. And I am set to enter my own little musical world where I can happily quilt away for hours! This is very portable and I can be found working anywhere, in the car, at the stadium, during football practices~it works for me!

.Little shabby Annie auction

Here is the link to the little shabby Annie auction! Thanks for taking a closer look!

Monday, September 1, 2008

OK. that last blog background was too dark!

Do you like this one better? I do.
Here is a picture of my next doll, she is almost done and will be on ebay this week. She is very shabby chic! I was inspired by the dress fabric-great big polka-dots in new pastels-powder blue and coral and apple green-love it! There are so many cute new fabrics out lately! I love to shop here and here. I am so inspired by the new modern colors and the nod to vintage-so awesome!

For my cross stitch fans! I am working on a new design-finally! It is called Promenade. Here is a sneak peek. Still no progress on the Winter and Spring designs to go with my Crows and Pumpkins and Sunflower designs, but I'll get there! I have all of the fabric and colors picked out, I just need to sit down at my computer and design! :)