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Kerry Leslie
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Muskoka Landscape - finished!
So, here it is... finished!  Once again, this was a workshop taught by Kim Beamish.  I love her projects- they are such fun stitches.  Managed to frame this one myself with a thrift store frame complete with matts that I repurposed and I am very pleased wit...

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Muskoka Landscape - Lesson Two
This is the photo after lesson two is completed.  The satin stitch sections are complete and the stitching for the water.  Very little left to do!

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Muskoka Landscape - Lesson 1
I signed up for an online workshop being taught in Virtual Threads.  There are three lessons and this is the work I did on lesson one.  The project is a whitework landscape designed and taught by Kim Beamish and I am really enjoying it.  Not too much exciti...

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Jim Morrison Jack-O-Lantern
Finally posting a photo of the only jack-o-lantern I got made this year.  Cheating by putting the name in the title of the post but, yes, it is supposed to be Jim Morrison of The Doors.  I made this one for my son - making it for him has been on my Hallowe'...

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I have been working on this embroidered baby quilt for the last six months!  I could not believe how much embroidery was on it once I started.  It looked so simple with the stamped design and consisted of mostly large cross stitch but it took me forever!  I...

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Some Sampler Stitching
I did these rows of stitching awhile back on a round robin piece and said I would use them again.  Well, here they are! As sometimes happens in the best of families, occasionally a round robin goes awry.  This is what happened last year in a round robin..  ...

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Little Butterfly
It seems like I am getting a few little things done lately - very small things!  This is a little cross stitch butterfly stitched onto perforated paper.  It is part of a larger project that a group of us are collaborating on.  The photo does not show that i...

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Round Robin Work Finished
 The counted thread round robin I was in on EAC Virtual Threads is done now.  I did my work on the last two pieces and received my piece back. These butterflies are what I added on this one.  I was a bit disappointed in my contribution to this one.  If you ...

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This Year's Resolutions
Well, my resolutions are very different this year!  Here goes... 1. To buy no more stitch supplies unless I need them to finish an ongoing UFO.  This may be unrealistic, so I will make a backup - no more than one purchase a month. 2. To work exclusively on ...

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Upcycling a Bit of Stitching
 I found this cloth at the local thrift store and was charmed by the hardanger motifs on it.  I think it was a cloth napkin but not entirely sure.  It had stains on it but nothing near the motifs so it was fair game for upcycling in my eyes.  One corner had...
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