Wednesday, December 12, 2012

In between decking the halls,

baking, and making the laborious trek to the post office,
 I have managed to start a new applique project.
Many months ago, Deb brought this project to my attention.

Country Whig Rose by Kim Diehl.

I have the first block prepped.
I have block #2 halfway prepped and all but the circles done on block #4.
I am trying to get all the fabrics chosen and the fabric requirements calculated so that TOWQS can kit it up for a class I have scheduled to teach in February.
Needless to say, after they are all prepped, I will be stitching, stitching, stitching!

This morning I will be finishing off this X-stitch stocking for my granddaughter.
I love how my DD copied her first stocking!

And finally,
this month's PFH block.
I love the stitch we learned for the is a keeper.

Hope everyone is enjoying the season!
It finally got cold here, so perhaps it will really feel like Christmas!
Would be nice to have some of the white stuff on the ground,
but only for a day or so.

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