Sunday, December 7, 2014

Christmas is coming....

I always enjoy the holiday
season and look forward to
rediscovering all my
stitched treasures
celebrating Christmas.
I am happy to add these
beauties from
Plum Street Samplers
to my collection.

Plum Street Samplers "Christmas is Coming"
stitched on PTP Sand with Victorian Motto
These turned out to be a fall project.
They were stitched in August.....
Sewn in September.......
Stuffed in October......
and finally 'finished' in November!

So simple yet so lovely.....
I will definitely look forward to
rediscovering these in
the coming years.
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I have always dreamed of having
a hand-stitched ornament tree.
We decided on a smaller tree and I
found it to be just the perfect
size for an ornament tree.
   It is amazing how I can still
remember when an ornament was
stitched and what was going on in
life at the time.  The same is true
for the many I have received
from exchanges or gifts.
I have met so many great stitching
pals over the years and it is
extra special that many are a small
part of my holiday celebrations.
Makes my heart smile....
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Christmas so I am off to start another
holiday project.  Happy stitching...


  1. Beautiful tree Karen. Wishing you and your hubby a Merry Christmas. Get together soon is in order!

  2. Wow, what a fabulous tree you have created with your hand crafted ornaments. Enjoy the holiday season!

    Robin in Virginia

  3. Your tree is gorgeous! Your stitching and finishing is just as beautiful!

  4. Your tree is just wonderful! Love your new pieces too. I envy you your skills in finishing. I recently finished an ornament and I did not enjoy it. lol!

  5. love your fall projects .. and I hope one day to have a beautiful stitched ornament tree like yours too :) I was only thinking about you yesterday as I was packing my smalls away and the one you did me was in the basket :)hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a merry stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxx

  6. Beautiful Karen! I adore your little Fall Projects ;) and that tree! Isn't it special to finally grasp a dream?!

  7. A wonderful tree. Lovely finished pieces too.

  8. Your ornament tree is beautiful!

  9. Beautiful tree; thanks for sharing.

    I love it when you post.

  10. Your tree is perfect! Love the stitchy goodness on it! Merry Christmas Hugs!

  11. Wow, your tree looks awesome! Love the new finishes too :)

  12. Pretty ornaments, and lovely tree - well done.


  13. Amei conhecer o seu blog, já fiquei por aqui!!!Achei maravilhoso!!!
    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!


    Beijos Marie.

  14. Beautiful ornaments and your tree is stunning :)


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