Something New for You
A Treat from Mary
Fall is such a lovely time of the year with it's leaves changing and the crisp smell of apples in the air. Do you pick apples by you? Are your leaves changing into beautiful autumn colors? The cooler temperatures sure are enjoyable after a long, hot summer.
We have chosen two fall inspired ornaments to share. Hope you enjoy!
RJ's new ornament - I chose a scarecrow ornament by Shelly Auen. She is a designer that sells PDF patterns on Etsy. Isn't this little guy cute with the blackbirds and pumpkins surrounding him? I really like how the O in crows is a sunflower and how the crows sit on the C and the S. I used pumpkin fabric, vintage black rick rack and a black satin bow at the top. I added a tiny pumpkin charm in the scarecrow's hand.
|Love how the O in Crows is a Sunflower!|
|Mary sent me the vintage black rick rack and ribbon which worked perfectly|
|Crows in the Corn|
32 ct. flax linen
variegated over dyed threads
charm from Bohemian Findings on Etsy
Mary's new ornament - My new ornament is Hocus Pocus by Shepherd's Bush. This was one of the patterns RJ bought for me when she had the pleasure of visiting the Shepherd's Bush shop in Ogden, Utah last year. The pattern came with the adorable sunflower button. One word of caution: I broke off one of the petals when turning the stitch to the right side, thankfully, I was able to attach it back with super glue.
|Embellished with French knots on rick rack|
by Shepherd's Bush
Weeks 30 ct. cocoa linen
Called for DMC and Onyx instead of 310
A Treat from Mary
Halloween decorating has become very popular in my area the last few years. My good friend Louise loves this holiday and has decorated one of these homes. I thought you might enjoy a few photos I took last night. I've also included a couple of photos of my adorable nephew Hudson. He makes a handsome police officer!
|It won't be long and this bucket will be filled with candy!|
|This is serious business tonight. I have to come up with the best plan to bring home a lot of candy.|
Thanks for your visit. We so appreciate the time you take to read our blog and leave a comment. Next week we will be doing our Styling with Stitches post. Until then "Happy Stitching"! RJ and Mary
Autumn is the time of picturesque tranquility
Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann