Because we cross-stitchers LOVE free charts!! Cross Stitch Easter Freebie Hello fellow cross stitch lover!! The above chart is one I created myself and you can see the lovely Bible cover I made from this chart. I made this several years ago and it is still a prized possession of mine. I do hope you … Continue reading Easter Cross Stitch Freebie!
In a time of terrible divisiveness in our country, it is nice to see a diverse group of people coming together for this project. It is important for people to find the things we have in common, and focus on what unites us.Christina Ward Calling all "George" cheerleaders...celebrate with me a small recognition. Our giant … Continue reading Exciting News! Guinness Project Makes Front Page of the Newspaper!!
To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the "what is next", of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here. - Mark Twain We all want to be a part of something BIG, to do something special and unique … Continue reading The George Washington Project – One Year Anniversary
Hi fellow stitchers and the curious stoppers-by, it's a dreary North Carolina day and perfect for stitching. Some of you are aware that I am participating in the United Stitchers of America : Stitching George Washington project and I have been meaning to post a few updates. It is nearing the end of year one … Continue reading Flosstube Video 1 – Two-Handed Cross Stitching and Parking Method
Well, a lot has happened since I've last updated. I made a week and a half trip to my home state NC and visited with family and friends. A blessed trip to say the least, but I'm happy to be home again, comfy in my surroundings, and getting the wheels of creativity turning. Current BAP: … Continue reading Easter Freebie!
Happy Monday to you all!! This article is based on a project I had begun for my sister: to stitch a lovely picture of her lovely children...now you may not be a stitcher, but there is a life lesson here you may not want to miss... Before we begin, take a look at the "lovely … Continue reading When Good Intentions Wind Up in the Ort Jar
I'll start with the quick update. The WIPocalypse is slowly becoming manageable. Firstly, Anna's birth announcement (pics later, after gift is given) is DONE! I had this wild idea to incorporate my mother's handwriting into the design and have her write out the birth announcement portion, which I would then chart and stitch. Lets' just … Continue reading Elsie and Charlie In Stitches – Getting Started, and a quick update
So I ran across this superb word on another blog and had to borrow it just for a moment. While I take no credit for this word, I do fully admit to being a victim of the WIPocalypse. For my non-stitchy friends a WIP is a work-in-progress. It is a cross stitching project (although I … Continue reading WIPocalypse?? Oh, yes.
We, a LARGE group of dedicated stitchers, will be stitching George Washington Crossing the Delaware. Collectively it will take us FIVE YEARS! STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON THIS PROJECT. I am honored to be a part of this!! Hoping for family and friends support and many blessings on this journey! I am sure it will … Continue reading Stitching George Washington Crossing the Delaware