Monday, June 15, 2020

Stitching with Mom & Pennies from Heaven ~ Volume 23

For the past several years, Mom and I have gotten together on Memorial Day weekend to create a pincushion together. This year it was:
“Slice ‘o Summer”
By Maggie Bonanomi
Originally from the Country Sampler Maggie Club
Now published in Maggie’s Book “Pure & Simple”

I so look forward to our stitching projects together...

I also have to share two of Mom’s fabulous finishes

“Wool Sampler”
By Maggie Bonanomi

Stitched on an old feedsack

You can still see faint signs of the feedsack - love that!

And I love how Mom put her labels in the center of each flower on the back.

And this amazing masterpiece:

“Fish Tales”
By Jan Mott for Crane Designs

This piece is so amazingly realistic!

The details, colors and shading really make a statement!

I can’t stop admiring it,

Truly a work of art!

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
~Ephesians 3: 17-19

Blessings, Patti

Monday, June 8, 2020

A Finish!

You would think that with a world wide pandemic and extended stay at home orders, that I would find plenty of time to blog, but alas I have not. I have been working remotely (mostly) and putting in a lot of overtime. I have managed a bit of stitching - always perfect for stress relief! 

And I have a finish that I am absolutely thrilled with!

"Raspberry Harvest Sewing Basket & Chatelaine"
an OCSG 2019 exclusive 
by Stacy Nash

It fits in perfect in my Stacy Nash corner for the month of June 
(see the whole corner in the first picture)

Just in time for raspberry season here on Winding Vine!

I was so happy with the basket alone,
but the accessories really make it.

I switched up the design and took snippets of the designs from the basket
for the front of the needlebook

and the back.

Love the oval pin disk

and the scissor pocket - front

and back.

One of my favorite sayings is so true here - 
Done is better than perfect! 
At least in my view ;) 

I know that I have shared the other finishes on display in this little corner,
but they are some of my favorites...

Another sewing basket with a sweet vintage rosebud fabric

and a little bud on the bottom.

A tray and a sewing pocket.
(The sweet Scattered Seeds Sampler strawberry was moved to another location with my newest finish moving in.) 

A little sewing roll up - front 

and back.

And another needlebook.

This little corner just makes me smile whenever I walk past.

Several weeks ago, Mom and I spent a lovely afternoon together stitching 
and I hope to share that sooner rather than later!

I hope that each of you and your families are safe and well.

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.
~Ephesians 3:16-17

Blessings, Patti