|If I can't find what I need in my overflowing boxes, bins and shelves of fabrics...|
just. don't. need. it.
|every category you could possibly think of ~|
home decor, quilting, painting, drawing....this list is endless.
|threads, buttons, ribbons & rug hooks|
all at my disposal!
|there are fabric scraps, old cotton batting from raggedy quilts, |
and of course, baskets of sawdust.
|Nancy, Heather, Jonette & Gail listening intently to Nancy's herbal expertise ~|
|great job Nancy!|
|"is this right?....how did she do it? halp!!!"|
|Heather, Sharon & Gail|
|Nita, Flea & Pat making their burlap wreaths ~|
|Jane's beautiful hands ....|
|Thank you girls, for the treats!!!|
|sorry about the blur, but you can see the top row here where I've done my half stitches to the right |
and am coming back to make the x's...
|I've switched the DMC floss colors here, to add interest to the finish ~|
|a little more work to go ~|
|some of my x's don't even 'meet up' with their neighboring stitches ~ but that's ok...|
|here kitty kitty....|
|sweet & simple|
|tiny little x's|
|hundreds of freehand stitches|
|almost finished ~|
|Peter & Hannah|
|Nocchi, Daisy, Buddy & Lazy with Pete|
|my woodsman ~|
|Peter, Hannah & me|
|little baking table|
|all the ingredients ready...|
|some of my early molds & cutters...|
|a dusting of freshly fallen flour...|
|~ my small wooden woodsman springerle cookie mold, tin star, flower & tree cutters ~|
|beautiful star anise on one of my old butter paddles|
|colored sugar & sprinkles for a festive touch ~|
|my favorite little cookbook|
|~ baking memories ~|