Friday, March 25, 2016

Springs Promise, WIPs and Floss Tube

Happy Spring! Spring has truly sprung her pretty little head here in the Southern part of the U.S along with her lovely Pollen (insert sarcasm) We have a TON of pine pollen and like they say down here, It doesn't snow it pollens LOL. For the better part of March everything will be covered in a fine yellow dust and when I say everything it's EVERYTHING. But you know what I am not complaining, though it may sound like it. I could be covered in that cold white stuff all my friends in Denver,Co are getting, but some spring skiing does not sound half bad right about now. If my husband told me tomorrow we were moving to Colorado I would start packing yesterday :)

So thank you to those that left comments and I hope those that follow me have been able to locate me on the new blog. What have I been up to lately?? Well for starters I have a FFFFF-FINISH I started this piece sometime back in December I think. I decided to stitch this 1 over 1 on 32ct and just love how small it turned out. You will be seeing a lot more projects coming off my hoops done over 1. I LOVE over 1

I picked my colors as I went. the pink (primitive Roses), yellow (Buttercup) and variegated white are all from Nancy HERE

Next up is this lovely chart that was so thoughtfully gifted to me by a fellow stitcher during an exchnage I was in. Springs Promise by Black Bird Design. It is the first leaflet in their Loose Feather Series. I plan on charting my last name at the bottom instead of the "springs promise" I will put the begging stitches in that today before I go to work tonight. Just to say I started it :)

Have ya'll heard of FLOSSTUBE?? If not let me tell you about it. It is a bunch of cross stitch you tubers that upload their videos to you tube and talk about their WIPS, UFOS, finishes and basically anything stitching related. I started watching a few months ago. I like to listen to the videos as I stitch. Much better than listening to the doom and gloom on the news, because lets face it sometimes you need a break from that.

Well there are some really great floss tubers out there like A TON. So I thought what the heck I'm going to do a video. So a few days ago I sat down in front of the computer and rambled along about my stitching and my weekend stitching get together. If you would like to watch you can go HERE

I say I am going to do another video but not on a regular basis. It was different that's for sure. The reason I like blogging is I have a tendency to ramble and this allows me to TALK AND TALK without feeling like I am boring the socks off people LOL

So folks there you have it the longest blog post since forever and I hope you stuck around till the end because I am going to have a little giveaway.... Nothing super fancy I want to send a skein of Nancy's floss off to someone who has not had the pleasure of stitching with it. Butter Cup and did I mention all her skein are 20 yards. She has an EBAY store so if you fall in love with her floss like I did you can go buy more HERE

Leave a comment you do NOT need to have a blog just leave your emai so if I choose you I have a way to contact you. I will pick a name on Monday. Wishing you all a safe and happy Easter!!


  1. Congratulations on your gorgeous finish! Will you be stitching Spring's Promise over 1 as well? What type of light and/or magnifying device do you use for your over 1 work (if any)? Enjoy your weekend!

    PS Not entering as I already use Nancy's threads.

  2. I had no idea there was any such thing as Floss Tubers! Thanks for the info! :D

  3. I love your first finish, so pretty. But over one? You must have a good lamp!

  4. I can't imagine stitching over 1!! Brave person. I really like the floss. Have never used any of hers. I'm putting my name in for the drawing. Can't wait to see you in October! 6 1/2 months (not that I'm counting lol)!!

  5. Your work is beautiful! Thank you for sharing. Can't wait to check out floss tube! Sounds like something I will enjoy! Happy stitching.

  6. What a lovely skein of floss - great giveaway!

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