Sunday, August 20, 2017

FlossTube #10 ~ Pam & Steph Suffer From Startitis

After our introductory comments, Steph talked about learning how to "railroad" her stitches.

Our WIPs were:

Be-Inkspired by Stitchrovia, on 28 ct. Dense Fog linen by Wichelt, for Steph.


Mothers Tree by Lavendar & Lace, for Pam.

We had some new starts since last week. They are:

Pam's Bite Night by Prairie Moon, on 28 ct. Tempest Lugana by Chromatic Alchemy

Steph's Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful by Lizzie Kate, on 32 ct. Ice Blue Lugana and Be Naughty, also by Lizzie Kate, on 28 ct. Candy Candy by Chromatic Alchemy.

After showing off some RAKs we received, we showed off our HAUL:

Steph got:

Surrender Peter by Prairie Moon

Tribal Clef by White Willow Stitching

Song of Solomon by Heart In Hand

Cat Treat by The Trilogy

You've Got This by Lizzie Kate

Favorite Hello by Needle Bling

and a few digital patterns from Fiddlesticksau (Etsy):

No Rain No Flowers

I Love You A Thousand Yellow Daisies

We Are All of Us Stars and We Deserve To Twinkle

True Love's Kiss

Pam got:

Lazy Days of Summer by Serenity Stitches

Pam also showed the Kynance 28 ct. Lugana from Sparklies Fabrics (UK), and the PinoyStitch cocktail designs she plans to stitch on them.

For our Christmas ornament stitching, Steph showed:

December 25 by Lizzie Kate (2010 JCS ornament issue)

Candy Cane Reindeer by Serendipity Designs (2010 JCS ornament issue)

***** Steph had a FINISH *****

Sleepy Hollow Sampler by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery

***** Steph Came Back From The Framer *****

Wizardly by Fiddlesticksau (Etsy)

Our plans for the week include working on our Christmas ornaments for the month of August. Pam is waiting for her Artisan Design lapdesk stand to arrive. She will continue to work on Mothers Tree and Bite Night. Steph will work on Yarn Cats by Design Works.

Or.....we'll work on or start on some new projects!!!

In any event, you know both of us will


Sunday, August 13, 2017

FlossTube #9 ~ Pam & Steph Beat The Heat

Steph started off with showing her WIPs:

Sleepy Hollow Sampler by The Frosted Pumpkin Stichery

All Hallows Eve by Prairie Schooler

Cow by Bent Creek

Cookies for Santa by Val's Stuff

Be Ink-spired by Emma Congdon (Stitchrovia)

Got Candy? by Amy Brueken

Pam followed up with showing her progress on

Remembrance Day by Country Threads in Australia and

Game Board Sampler by The Drawn Thread

Pam showed some leftover Haul:

Fabric from Chromatic Alchemy called Tempest in 28 ct Brittany Lugana, on which she plans to stitch Bite Night by Prairie Moon

4th of July Bird (Wee One) by Heart In Hand

Anchor Down by Hands On Design

Turkey Bay by Plum Street Samplers

Steph showed her:

Sparklies fabric in Glacier

Tacky Bob bead holder

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful by Lizzie Kate

Moon and Back by Heart In Hand

Flesh pack of DMC she won on Instagram

July/August 2017 issue of Cross Stitch Gold magazine, with a cat design by Lesley Teare

Bad Words In A Good Way by Amy Brueken

2003 Cattitudes Wall Calendar by Margaret Sherry

"S" Letter by Nora Corbett, and two cute needleminders

Cat bobbins

Nutcracker Ornament by The Frosted Pumpkins Stitchery

Pam showed off her Penny Jar, which she is using to save money for StitchAway Retreat at Hueston Woods State Park in January 2018.

We showed off our matchy-matchy tee shirts "I Don't Need Therapy, I Just Need To Go To Maine."

Pam plans to work on her Mothers Tree.

Steph plans to finish Sleepy Hollow Sampler, Cow, and All Hollows Eve.

Both will be working on monthly ornaments.

Thanks for watching. See you next week, and remember......

Just Keep Stitchin'   !!!