Friday, September 25, 2009


redwork embroidery sampler by katxn

dolly dingle halloween by dutzie

seasons greetings by sewinluv

first embroidery by krystle223

hand-embroidered peacock pillow by melysbaby

bunny for emma by apple&eve

yellow apron by homeandheart

decorative hearts by katieinyork

moose pillow by nancydarling

Thursday, September 24, 2009


Hello friends!

More pictures as promised! We spent a week in Cincinnati with Jeff's parents and actually spent most of the time on the road. ;) We went to this quaint little town, Nashville, Indiana, and of course, I took more pictures. The quaint village of Nashville is a great place for a getaway, with hundreds of unique craft, specialty & antique shops, and great music & theatre venues. Visitors enjoy watching artists in galleries and craft studios throughout Brown County Indiana. Brown County is known as the "artist colony of the midwest".

(Yes, one of these days, I will learn to set the date on the camera! LOL).

Leisurely browse through the quaint shops of Nashville, Indiana, or visit every flea market in Brown County. Shopping in Brown County Indiana can be a delightful adventure. In the shoppes of Little Nashville, visitors find original watercolor paintings, sculptures, toys from yesterday, stained glass art, solid wood furniture, wood carvings, metal sculptures, pewter, handblown glass, custom jewelry, interesting clothing, perfumes, wind chimes and even...custom bird lodging.

Yes, no matter where I am, I find beautiful flowers! I guess I "take time to smell the roses" or whatever beauty is around. I'm not sure what this is, but it grows about 3 feet tall and I love the "ribbon-curl" of the flower!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009


Hello friends!

As from our trip to Metamora, IN! (Now if I would just learn to set the darn date on the camera! LOL). Oh yes, and make a note, Wednesdays and Thursdays, most of the shops are closed. When you arrive in Metamora look for the flag. If any flag is flying in front of a building, you'll know that inside is a friendly shopkeeper ready to greet you. A building not flying a flag is not open for business or it could be one of our town's private residences. Metamora is an actual town, not an amusement park or museum. It is not an incorporated town and cannot enforce any rules or requirements to shop owner as to the hours of availability. Because the Metamora Shops are owned and operated by individual shopkeepers the hours for the shops vary according to each individual shopkeepers preference.

While in Metamora, Indiana, journey through the early 19th century history of horse-drawn canal boats, which fueled the Southeastern Indiana economy until its displacement by the railroad. Shop in stores housed in historic buildings dated back to the early 1800s, feed the ducks along the canal, try some homemade fudge or ice cream, eat and above all else... Enjoy the slow relaxing pace of the past.

Metamora is Indiana's treasured 1838 canal town. Nestled in southeastern Indiana's beautiful countryside, Metamora is steeped in history and famous for its preservation of Indiana's oldest and still operating water-powered grist mill.

Metamora is one of the most charming and fascinating towns in Indiana! Well known for it's wide range of delightful shops, restaurants, friendly shopkeepers, events, festivals, and tasty eats and treats. A must see town that retains all of its traditional charm and languid atmosphere.

And here's a picture just for Tammy at Flat Creek Farm!! Not as cute as Ruby & Gracie, but the two babies were cute!! ;)

Monday, September 21, 2009


Hello! I've been working on a few items and they are not finished yet, but thought I'd share what they are. Please excuse my awful pictures! I quickly snapped these with the camera phone and it does a horrible job! I haven't decided what I'm going to do with these...right now I think I will turn them into pillows. Of course, you know how that goes, it may change when I get started. ;) But here they are:

Friday, September 18, 2009


Hello friends!

I seem to be stuck on embroidery lately! Not that I think that's a problem. ;) I have been busy embroidering-away on tea towels and pillows for the last two weeks so I thought I'd show some inspiration here on this "Flickr Friday". Hope you are inspired and try it!

Have a wonderful weekend!


Pillow for Rita by Rectangel

Sewing lady by Barncat1

Blowing bubbles by Rectangel

Pin-Up girl embroidery by LittleAcorn

Chicken pillow by lassasone

Pillow - Blue stripe pillow lady by Craftycat5

Gingerbread man tea towel by ColonialStitcher

Mermaid tea towel by knittinglemonade

Circle of Roses by bstudio18

Dancing Needles Daisy Set by DashasCreations