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Showing posts from October, 2013

My bags are packed...

Boots wanted to come but I didn't pack him!

I'm leaving on a jet plane early in the morning and will land in Oakland tomorrow night (my time). I'm gaining two hours going so I'm thinking it will be good stitching time! Friday, I'll be spending the day oogling threads at Needle in a Haystack and then giving a lecture on color. Saturday and Sunday I'll be teaching two classes and am especially looking forward to meeting one of my online students who is coming from Canada. She sent me a photo of her framed "Inchies" and it's fabulous! The framing and adding the black sashing makes it look very dramatic and elegant!

Until next time... Kathy

Shamrock Surprise...and more

I received this photo from Gretchen at Threads, LLC in Charlottesville, VA ( - she took Color Delights "Shamrock" and modified and enlarged the design by repeating it and changing the colors. I think she made it fabulous. She told me they're also stitching it in a jewel tone colorway and will be offering it as a future class. I love what she did with it - it made me think "Shamrock Garden"! I can't wait to see the jewel tone version!

Before I went left for National Seminar, my mom made a quick visit and brought some finishing she'd done for Marilyn H. in Texas to show me. She made BlackJack into a fabulous tote bag and here are a few photos of it. I wish I could have kept it!

She also had finished Spring Logs and Summer Logs into pillows - this is the best photo of Spring I've been able to get... Below is a photo of Winter Logs stitched by Marilyn - she added a border with Ticking Watercolours - mom has to make it into a pil…