Sunday, April 30, 2017

Another border

I tent stitched the gold border around the inside circle with Kreinik #12 002 and then did random long and short stitches with a double strand of Furr Fuzz Funn in Flax.  Next up:  Santa's beard and hair.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Santa is back!

Santa with child is back on the stitching frame.  I did the sky today in Woven stitch using Pepper Pot Silk-Illusion 136, Provence 138, and Denim 139.  I added the Magnifica 10009 beads with a strand of Kreinik #4 100.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Los Cobos and La Paz guides!

The stitch guides for La Paz and Los Cobos by Leigh Designs are available with the canvases or from me!. The framing really makes these pop! Designs are 6181 and 6186 that are 8 x 8 pieces on 18 count!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

My Hood is finished!

The last stitches are in house seven in row three and this piece is finished!  Eighteen different stitches and 29 different threads to create  textures, matte and sheen.  I am finishing the stitch guide and it will be available with the canvas or from me!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Closing in

House six is finished!  One to go! Do you get excited as you approach the last few stitches? 

Monday, April 24, 2017

The last Number 5

Row three house 5 is all done!  Only two to go and this will be done!  I am getting excited for the finish!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

House Four fini

House four is all done!  More than halfway across the final row!  This has really stitched up fast!

Friday, April 21, 2017

All the white

I finished the rest of the white background across the top of the third row of houses.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Row Three House Two

I have finished another house with only five to go!  So many sparkly house or windows with enough matte ones to look fun!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

High Tea stitch guide!

High Tea by Patti Mann is now available as a stitch guide.  This one went out kitted and ready to stitch!  What a cute canvas!  Let me know if you want a copy!

Monday, April 17, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Row two

House seven is finished in row two!  Moving on to row three!

Happy Easter everyone!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Row two, house six

I finished house six with another one of the new Silk Lame Braid colors and then filled in the windows.  I also did the white above the last house in the row!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Merry L Needlework Accessories

I received a surprise package i the mail!  These are Merry L Needlework Accessories!  The Red Cozy magnet is perfect and will now grace The Hood canvas.  The Laying tool has several rings with a bead on them so it is also magnetized!  Here is a link to the website:

and check your shop to see if they carry these!

Thanks  Ellen!  I will enjoy using these!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Not quite there

I finished stitching the white above house five and then began the house itself.  Got both of those done but still have windows and steps to do!  So much fun....not enough time!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bubble gum

House four in row two reminds me of Bubble Gum!  Love all the different colors!

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Row Two, house one

House one in row two is all done.  The windows are done in one of the new Rainbow Gallery Glisten colors!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Adding the white

I worked on all white above the first four houses to get most of the way across this row.  That way I can play with color for several days!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Finished Six!

House Six is done...I had to look twice to make sure I had finished the windows and doors!

Monday, April 3, 2017