Saturday, March 7, 2009

What I've been up to.....

So what have I been doing since I've finished Heart and Hand? I've been stitching, really!!

First I've worked on the Winter Fobs and finished stitching these two little pieces~~ I just love the little snowman!! Don't you think he is cute?


Pattern: Heart in Hand "Winter Fobs - Snowman & Little Blue House Fob"
Thread: DMC cotton floss & Sampler floss
Fabric: 32ct Belgium linen
Size: 3" x 1.5" & 1.5" x 1.25"
Completion Date: 02-11-2009

Then I've continued stitching the needle roll piece of this set and I was on a roll until I hit one of the borders...... It required closed herringbone stitch and I wasn't quite sure I'm doing it right.....


After going half way through, ripping it out, and trying once again, I finally decided to just put it aside for a moment and switch to stitching my biscornu piece for the Tiny Treasures Exchange group. This is my very first try on a biscornu and I want to make sure I could finish on time to mail it out. It is going well so far, I just need to finish it up!! I can't share a photo just yet, of course, this will have to wait!!

Then my Q-snap arrived and of course I had to try it out, so I pulled out a pillow case to do a test run. Now I totally understand what all the fuss is about Q-snap!!! I love it!!!! Don't think I'll go back to the other frames ever again~


And finally, I hooked up my sewing machine to fix a pair of pants. Since the machine is already out, I decided to work on a quilt that I've started last July!! I did managed to sew all the pieces together so now I could temporally store my machine away and work on the hand quilting - that is when I feel like it, of course, and it might have to wait again for another few months..... ;-)


So that is what I've been up to lately~ A little bit of this and a little bit of that, but no finishes yet..... Some day, some day I'll have a finished product to show...... I hope.....


  1. You aren't kidding a little bit of this and a little bit of that and I love love love that cute little snowman and I'm so glad that you are having fun doing whatever you are doing. Lots of Love Patti xxx

  2. You are doing very interesting projects, I'll be looking forward them! :)

  3. Love your finishes :) Adorable :)

  4. Darling fob designs and the needleroll is lovely! I'm glad you like your q-snap!

  5. Theresa, you new blog look is great!!
    Adorable finishes:)
    Hey, just have fun...the finishes will come;)

  6. Wow! You've been busy! Love you snowmen stitching. They all are so cute!

  7. Wow - you have such neat things going on! I, too, have never made a biscornu but it's on my list for after I finish all my pile of finished works!!

    The snowman looks so whimsical! He put a smile on my face!

    Your pillowcase also looks like a work in progress, though maybe it is finished and I couldn't see that in the picture. I have picked up Qsnaps in the store and they seem so heavy to me. My wrists get tired when I even hold a larger hoop. I have used the larger qsnaps for quilting and just love them! (Until I melted one of the snaps - don't even ask.....LOL!)

    Have fun on all your pieces! I love seeing them

  8. Hi Theresa,
    love the new blog look,yes, the snowman is adorable. Cant wait to see the quilt finished, looks great so far!

  9. Theresa, sorry to read you're having trouble with the Closed Herringbone Stitch. Here's a site that has a diagram on how to do it, then you can see if you're going along the right track.

    Your little fob designs are cute too! Thanks for your wonderful comments on my blog lately also - you're sweet!

  10. Lovely work - well done.
    Michelle x


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