This post is a bit belated, but for good reason! I’ve been hard at work, and now there is more I can share. Sampler #3 is done! I’m not as happy with it as I am the other samplers. I probably should have stuck with one color for the bird, but I wanted it to […]Read More Year of Stitch: April Update
Year of Stitch sampler #2 is all done! I did struggle with these stitches more than the first sampler. That’s good, though. It means I’m learning new things! Rather than deal with the stress I endured putting a back on the first sampler, I decided to try something new. I left the piece in the […]Read More Year of Stitch: March Update
My toxic trait is my brain’s refusal to accept there are so many hours in a day (and we’re even working with one less this week). I work a full-time job that I love. I do similar work to support my local jazz nonprofit that I really want succeed. I’m picking up creative writing again. […]Read More Your Secret is Safe with Me (probably)
I’d say I’m still trucking along on this challenge, but that would be an understatement. I want to embroider everything now. I’m shirking my other deadline projects for these… But at least I’m happy! Look at how this turned out!! I will say, the finishing was a bit of an odyssey. I’ll start at the […]Read More Year of Stitch: February Update
This year-long embroidery challenge is going so much better than I anticipated! Like, I knew it was going to be a good time. I just can’t believe how much I’ve learned, and we haven’t even finished our first sampler. Here’s my progress so far. I have to say, it makes me feel super fancy that […]Read More Year of Stitch: January Update
Took a bit longer of a break than expected, but I think it will be well worth it! Got some great ideas and goals for this new year. But first, let’s start with the old. I won’t prattle on again about how the year made me feel, but I am going to cover what I […]Read More Hello, 2022!