Tuesday, July 1, 2014


I have flitted from project to project lately, starting a lot but not finishing anything.  I have finally settled on Lizzie Kate's A Little Liberty, in honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday.  I am stitching it on 28 count Lambswool Jobelan instead of the linen included in the kit, and with DMC instead of the recommended overdyed threads.  I am going to try my hand at a cube finish for this one.  

I have a dream and a vision of having the Pottery Barn Cubby like in Diane's post here filled with cubes of all different designs.

A few weeks ago I received my Nora Corbett Faerie Summer Love back from Jill Rensel.  Stunning!  It was $263 including shipping. 

I also decided to give the DMC Stitchbows a try for DMC.  I really like them!  Very easy to put them on the Stitchbows and you just slip the numbered label on a tab.  Everything is kept nice and neat.  In some reviews I read online people said they did not like them because you could not store leftover floss like you can on bobbins, but I just wound the leftovers around the Stitchbow and smoothed it down.  It worked for me.

Until next time...


  1. Gorgeous stitching

  2. That frame is beautiful!!!!! It just fits your faerie to a tee!

    I have never seen stitchbows before but I am interested in them. How would you store them?

    1. DMC actually makes a binder with inserts for the Stitchbows where you can store them.

  3. Great stitching. Your Nora Corbett fairy looks gorgeous.

  4. Your Faerie Summer looks amazing, beautiful stitching and the frame just tops if off! Love it!

  5. Oh. MY. Word! Faerie Summer looks stunning. That is $263 well spent IMO. Congratulations. xx