Saturday, December 26, 2020

A Little Bit of Stitching

Santa arrived ! Fortunately, noone received coal, but instead loads of presents. The grandchildren jumped in glee as we arrived to watch the grand opening of presents. Wrapping paper was flying and boxes popped open. What a joy to see Christmas through children's eyes. Santa visited me too. What did I get?  Well some Farmhouse decor and Pioneer Woman pieces.  

A livestock metal sign, a rooster stool and enamelware cake stand. 
Love Pioneer Woman pieces . 

I have not figured out where I am going to put these pieces yet. 

 I have to admit- very little stitching has gone on here this week. How about you?  

I was able to get in some last minute finishing before Christmas though. I finished IStitch Designs "Joyeux Noel" freebie into a little pin pillow and tucked it in an old wooden salad bowl filled with mini glass ornaments.  Behind it, is  my 2019 finish of Little House Needlework's Country Christmas . Also on the table is my Santa Clause Sampler  which is  stitched  on some very crispy 14 count aida.

My dear friend, Georgia, sent me a complimentary chart from Stitchy Kitty called "Winter Blues"  . I was not familiar with Stitchy Kitty, but is such a cute design. I am using  the floss that I have   on hand and am stitching it on 14 count tea/coffee dyed aida. The flosses that I am using are  DMC white, 311, 932 , a mystery blue ( lol I have lost the label) 3753 , 310 and 798. I can not wait to finish this piece. 
"Winter Blues " by Stitchy Kitty" I'm  using what floss I  have on hand. 

I also began a new little design.
A sneaky peek. I am loving the colors so far. 

My youngest daughter bought me a few charts for Christmas. I am so anxious to start  one . Which one will it be? Hmmmm! 
"Winter Holiday"  is my first Mill Hill Kit. I always marvel at Illionoisstitcher and Crossinstitches365 on Instagram's Mill Hill stitches.  I just wonder " Can I do that?" Well now thanks to my daughter , I am going to try. 

I am hoping next week will be a more productive week for stitching, but I have a bedroom to paint and Christmas to take down. So we will see.  

Well I am hopping off to do a little stitching for the evening. Thank you so much for visiting. Have a Happy New Year. And as always...

Happy Stitching, 



  1. I love the Country Christmas in the cute frame! And now new patterns. I kind of like the months of the year. I hope you got all 12.

    1. Hi, Marti.That Country Christmas was such a fun stitch. I love anything Little House Needleworks or Country Cottage. And I can not wait to start the new patterns. Of course January will be first and I am so fortunate to have the other charts too. Thank you so much for visiting. Have a Happy New Year.

  2. Oh Melisa, you will like doing the Mill Hill kits. What fun things you received from Santa! I look forward to seeing more of the design (your sneak peek).

    1. I am excited to try the Mill Hill. I hope I will be able to do the beading. Lol. Thank you so much, Robin. Have a wonderful week. Hugs

  3. Melisa,
    again, everything looks so pretty!!
    Thanks so much for stopping by!! I hope you had a lovely Christmas!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

    1. Thank you so much, Debbie. It was a wonderful Christmas . I can not believe it has come and gone already. Have a fabulous New Years. Hugs.


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