Abilmente · Antichi Ricami · Books · Broderie Suisse · Giveaways · Maria Concetta Ronchetti · Marie Suarez · Michael Powell · Nikyscreations · Renato Parolin · Signed Pumpkins · Stash · Stitched Tales

the girl with the tombstone

I forgot to mention how a success Maria Concetta’s course was the other day. another lady joined us while I was halfway through the lesson, and many more asked if they could reserve a place too for the afternoon or the following days. the course, complete with plenty of fabric and threads to take home…… Continue reading the girl with the tombstone

Fili senza tempo · Nikyscreations · Places · Stash · Stitched Tales

Fili senza tempo – Timeless threads 9/23

Sunday morning I got up late, undergo a massive facial restauration (read it took me a half an hour makeup session to change from an old rug into a nice looking human being ;)) and left for Formigine.. now, I drove for 207 km (128 miles) – about 2 hours by car ..mostly motorway, so no big deal (plus I LOVE driving…… Continue reading Fili senza tempo – Timeless threads 9/23

Mystery SAL Al Castello · Nikyscreations

guests and finishes

I’ve been working on a few things these days, so get ready for a pack of pictures! 😀 here is my progress on the SAL Sorpresa 2 by Sara Guermani (one of the Trois Brodeuses) ..these people finally got an entrance door (though without a doorknob..) windows, a roof and half a wall.. but they…… Continue reading guests and finishes

Nikyscreations · Ornaments · Quaker · WIPs

SAL contagion

this summer gets more and more intriguing by the day.. Manuela aka The Shop Around the Corner has suffered from the SAL contagion, and decided to start a Christmas themed project.. you can join by mailing her at manualbanese@gmail.com ..and don’t forget to visit her blog! these are the details she gave me so far: the…… Continue reading SAL contagion

Mystery SAL Al Castello · Nikyscreations · The Sweetheart Tree · Vaupel & Heilenbeck

making assignments

finally the first part of Niky’s Mystery SAL Al Castello is finished (not that I had a lot to do, anyways.. but when you find that two out of five called for threads in the project are precisely the two colours you still don’t have in the DMC collection, waiting for them to arrive is…… Continue reading making assignments

Contests · Nikyscreations · Sampler and antiques · Stash

bunny scissors and detours

I had the entire Amadeus stitch finished yesterday evening, how nice it looked. I filled myself with pride, and went to bed relaxed and satisfied. first thing this morning I had to frog the entire thing, for I placed it one thread below its area.. that was (pretty disappointing) but the right thing to do..…… Continue reading bunny scissors and detours

DMC · Graziano · Lizzie*Kate · Mystery SAL Al Castello · Nikyscreations · Vaupel & Heilenbeck · WIPs

mystery SAL.. here I come!

seeing the end of the Holly & Hearts Sampler, I was kind of sad not to have another piece I had to finish before a certain deadline (which I seem unable to set by myself). today the answer to my worries came in the form of Niky Farrauto aka Nikyscreations, Lilli Violette and Lizzie Kate. both three…… Continue reading mystery SAL.. here I come!