Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The never-ending shopping spree!

Well, just as I suspected, the Nashville Market has released yet more projects than my weak will can  resist.   Now, when I will ever have the time to stitch all of these, I don't know.  But isn't there an expression that goes, "The heart wants what the heart wants" ?

In my case, it's more like "the stitcher wants what the STITCHER wants!"

Luckily - Marty is offering all the new Nashville releases at www.stitchandfrog.com for 15% off through Sunday, March 10th!!  Gotta love Marty - she's like my "dealer" when I need my stitching "fix!"   LOL!!

New Limited Edition kit (includes flosses, but not fabric) from Little House Needleworks.
 I like the term "Needleworker" better than "stitcher," but I'm not sure why! 
"Grande Olde Flag Sampler" by Chessie and Me
 (love that willow tree - plus I love houses and birds, and of course our flag!) 

Baked Alaska - Part of the A-Maze-ing Dessert Series by Glendon Place
LOVE THESE DESIGNS - I have all of them now, and this one
is tied with Grasshopper Pie as my favorite! (Dinky Dyes silks on PTP Aeriel linen)
Tirimisu - A-Maze-ing Dessert Series by Glendon Place
This series is stitched with Dinky Dyes silks on PTP fabric (Mesa is used for this design)
Rachel Howells by The Scarlett House
Again - LOVE those birds and the house!  Adam and Eve are in there as well.
Maria Selby Humphrey - 1831 by Blackbird Designs
There are very few of these Blackbird Designs charts that I don't like!
Honeybee Hill by Blackbird Designs
I love that Blackbird includes clear finishing directions for their "craft-y" projects.
I have purchased many of the crafting materials, but have I "finished" any yet? Nah!
Be Attitude by Shepherd's Bush (chart only, not a kit)
I LOVE the kits made by Shepherd's Bush - awesome silks and linens included with them.
This design is just the chart - but I couldn't resist buying it.

These two are by Kathy Barrick, whom I'm VERY happy is designing charts again!!
I actually stitched the model for Crowned Heart - my first model stitching "gig" - and boy was
I ever happy that it was for Kathy! I'm a huge FAN!!  :)
 
And last, but not LEAST, I just received another Scarlet Letter kit in the mail -- really
love this one and am now debating which SL sampler to stitch first!
Elizabeth Sheffield
 
 
Have a great day -- and happy stitching (and shopping?) everyone!

11 comments:

  1. Great choices! I had great fun picking my favourites too - Kathy's cat and one of the Blackbird books, among others, will be winging their way to me soon.

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  2. Wow! Your stash basket must be phenomenal!!! LOVE the Glendon Place designs!

    And I have to agree with you: I think the term "Needleworker" sounds so much more elegant than "Stitcher."

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  3. What a great stash haul. Those are going to keep you busy for a long time!! And Congrats on being a model stitcher for Kathy! I think it's so much fun to work on something before everyone else lays their eyes on it!!

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  4. Great stash!! I love it! I love Elizabeth Sheffield and have her kitted and ready to start for that someday project. She's a beauty!

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  5. That will keep you out of trouble:)

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  6. More great stash Kevin. A stitcher after my heart.

    Linda

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  7. I'm working on "Cat and mouse" now; it's a fun stitch

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  8. These are nice, Kevin, but I especially like Elizabeth Sheffield!

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  9. I know the feeling! I went to Williamsburg, Va. this week with my daughter. I went to the one cross stitch store I could locate and walked out with a new chart and fabric. I try not to go into the store in Alexandria, Va too often because I know I'll see something I just have to have.

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  10. Kevin, welcome to our club. You are now officially a needlework junkie. The only way to be. Now e joy your stash.

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  11. Ohhh they are all wonderful !!!

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