Free Pattern: "All Shall Be Well"

Hi there friends, hope you are well. I’ve been busy stitching and, well, helping the kindergartener stay up on his letters and numbers, tackling mountains of dishes and laundry, and staying home as much as possible aside from a walk. I imagine you’re doing much of the same! Since we are all home, I thought […]

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Stitching inspired by Scotland

Hi there, friends! I have some treats to share with you! I have just listed three new cross stitch patterns in my etsy shop, all of which were inspired by Scotland. They are now available as instant downloads so there’s no waiting period– you can get stitching as soon as you buy! I’m so happy […]

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Scandinavian Craft: “Snoflinga” Cross Stitch Pattern

Good morning friends, How are you doing this morning— or afternoon? It’s a very gray and chilly day here, after a few days of absolutely glorious, springtime weather. I know….totally not fair! And it didn’t last long, as those too-good-to-be-true weather days tend to do. I know in many places, there is still plenty of […]

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On a Rainy September Day…

Perhaps in an effort to truly usher in autumn, rains have been blowing through the landscape here on the prairie, making for stormy, rumbly nights and very dark mornings. Ever so often the sun peeks through, and the humidity bubbles up…never too far away. But there’s nothing I like more than a quiet, over cast […]

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*Little Creations*

   Hi there friends,      Popping back in with you to share some of my latest creations— and one, the painting above, about creating! I am wanting to make a concerted effort this year to celebrate dads more in my art, and this newest piece is all about a dad and his kids taking […]

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A Little Greeting

   Hello there, it’s been a bit! These have been some rough few weeks around here. Not one, but two bouts of family illnesses to work through (I’m still now 100%) and a death in the family have made it hard to get back into a productive routine. I’ve missed making though, and talking with […]

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Stitching in Art & Life

   Hi there, friends~    Thanks for coming by to see me today. I do appreciate you taking the time, and I want you to know that! So often social media can feel like something that needs to be stepped away from, its too frantic, its too confrontational. I miss the ‘good ol days’ of […]

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