the winner is….

True Random Number Generator Min:  Max: Result: 28  According to the random number generator,  #28 is the winner! Congratulation to Ruth-Anne Cain She’ll get one of the first Color Delights – Kelp patterns when it is released next week!Thanks to all who commented – I’ve added some notes to “Inspiration/Idea Book”! Until next time, Happy Stitching!Kathy
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New Color Delights

Along with Boo Logs, I will be releasing a new Color Delights.  I used Kelp Watercolours and Waterlilies both so am calling this one Kelp. The photo is a little crooked as part of the border got cut off when I edited it… This is the 45th in the Color Delights series. I never dreamed…
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Summer Stitching…

I’m enjoying the summer and having some time to design and stitch! I’ve just sent the long awaited Boo (Halloween) Logs to the printer after taking the final stitches on Sunday. Shops can pre-order now or if you don’t have a local shop, you can get it here. Like the other “Logs” designs, Boo Logs…
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Price Increases

Almost all of the threads I use on a regular basis have increased in price in the last few months. I’ve absorbed several price increases over the past few years, but the time has come for me to give in and  raise the prices on my kits. Depending on the threads in the kit and…
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Last call for Mystery registration!

Yesterday was the registration deadline for my Curios Mystery Class and above is one last peek at part of Lesson One. I’ll take registrations today and up to 5pm central time tomorrow (Sunday) as I’m working on the orders I’ll place Monday. If you’ve missed it, here is where I blogged originally. There are photos of the colorways with my comments. Here’s a…
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New Delights!

In addition to Sudoku Delight & Poppers, I will be releasing two more patterns at the Nashville market. First up is the new Color Delights – it’s Eggplant! The photo doesn’t show the richness of the color or the texture of the threads. I used Petite Very Velvet as the darkest color and the Watercolour…
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Poppers!

Poppers is a bright, fun to stitch project with 192 little squares. Although the layout is the same as Tidbits, all of the square patterns are different. I just love creating small designs and then putting them together like patchwork! The pattern will be released at the Nashville market.
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New for Nashville..

I’m done stitching and almost done writing instructions for my Nashville releases – this is the earliest I’ve ever been ready for a tradeshow and it feels wonderful! One of my new releases will be Sudoku Delight – this was a class I taught a few years ago and I’ve had a lot of requests…
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Curios…a Mystery Class

  Registration is officially open for this year’s online Curios Mystery Class. It’s through Shining Needle Society – if you’re not a member of SNS, you can join for free at Shining Needle Society.  Above is a tiny part of my stitching – Waffles and Pinwheels, two of my favorite stitches! You don’t have to…
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Mystery Class Registration starts next week!

I was fortunate to spend a couple of days at Callaway Gardens this week at the needlearts seminar. It’s always a pleasure to be among other needlewomen and wonderful to see old and new friends. I spent all day Wednesday in the boutique choosing threads for six additional colorways for my upcoming Mystery Class –…
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