Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Bonus Days!

We've missed 2 days of school this week PLUS Monday was a scheduled holiday. That equates to a five day weekend - YEAH. (Our 13 year old compared it to Thanksgiving - "just no turkey!") Yesterday was a LAZY day at our house - all I did was one load of laundry and fixed supper. I feel guilty, no not really!

Today I worked on the above stitchery - I applied the borders.   I finished the applique and stitching several years ago.  I recently bought a new foot for my sewing machine to allow me to do machine quilting.  I've got to finish some projects so I can quilt them!

Don't forget to sign up for my basket giveaway on my selling blog - click the link on the right side bar to go to 1803 Ohio Farm Baskets and become a follower.  The drawing will be Sunday - so you better hurry. 

Have a good week - I'll be enjoying our short week!  ~Ann

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Basket Giveaway

After browsing Etsy many times, I decided to open my own little Etsy shop.  In celebration of my new 1803 Ohio Farm Baskets Etsy shop, I've decided to have a giveaway for all my followers.  I'm going to give away this swing handled, homespun lined basket. 

How do you win this basket?  Click HERE to head over to my other blog. 

To visit my Etsy shop, click HERE

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Valentine Tree

My Valentine Tree is looking a little better this year. I decided to add faux berries left over from Christmas decorating which really perked up the look of the tree. 

The stocking/hearts is a Tennessee Ridge pattern. 

This first cross stitch piece is from The Stitcherhood - it was a freebie design last year. 

This next one is compliments of Primitive Betty - You can find the pattern HERE 
I made hearts using a cutter quilt and placed them randomly around the tree

I'm working on another cross stitch freebie from Tonya at The Sampler Girl
You can find the link to the chart HERE  she has another Valentine Chart HERE  I'll show these 2 off when I have them finished.

Have a great week ~Ann