Christmas is coming!




Which means advent calendar. I made this at least 18 years ago…stayed up stitching into the wee hours of the morning because I wanted my boys, then 3 & 5 to hang the toy ornaments on the first of December. They did and have done so since. I loved the french knots the most. This was counted cross stitch.

I’m still working on my herb wallhanging:


I am linking up with
The Needle and Thread Network
o. So many talented people in Canada.


Sunday Stitching and Fixing!

herb embroidery 001

I used a variegated “Wildflower” thread by Caron.  I really like the shading effect, more realistic for the greenery.

I fixed yesterday’s balance problem:

herb embroidery 002

Now onto the third one! 🙂 They are coming along fast. I can’t wait to embellish then put them all together with the material.  Even the machine quilting will be easy.  I may want to keep this!