Friday, September 4, 2015

Fall Swap

I entered the Fall Swap of Amy....

and my lovely partner was Danice of


Holy Moly she spoiled me!

An adorable mini quilt - kitty - coffee mug - cross stitch pilgrims - roosters - pin keep - carrot hand towel and so much more! I love love everything! Thanks so much my friend!


Have a safe and wonderful Labor Day weekend!

Monday, August 31, 2015

September Early Works Offerings

I have a new punch needle punkin' design in my Early Works Shoppe:

I'd be honored if you stop by!

Blessings my friends

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Another family addition....

Good news!
Gonna be a gramma for the 6th time next April!
My daughter in law took this pic to help advertise! LOL
How she gets those critters to pose is beyond me ;o)

Ok, here's the possible Guiness Book data...

My 93 year old father in law .. born April 3
My oldest son... born April 3
My youngest son's first son ... born this April 3
My oldest son's first born (the one I'm announcing) is due April 3

What are the odds!

April gets busier and busier!

Blessings my friends 


Friday, July 31, 2015

August Early Works goodes

It's time for new Early Works goodies!
Here's some prims going live this evening.

Punch Needle Candy Corn

Punch Needle Punkin' Pocket

Set of 2 cross stitch punkin' jinglers


Have a great summer weekend my friends!

Friday, July 3, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

4th of July and Eary Works

How did another month fly by so fast!!
We're on the heels of one of my favorite holidays...
4th of July!

With everything going on around here... I found time to work on a new punch needle design. Took me the whole month of June! LOL
My goodies go live tonight in my Early Works shoppe.
I'd be honored if you'd stop by and take a peek.


Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July weekend!!


Saturday, June 27, 2015

New Pattern Firecrackers

Finally! A new pattern!
Punch Needle Firecrackers!
You can purchase on my website or as an instant download on Patternmart!

Saturday, June 20, 2015


I have wanted to quilt for years... I've read books and such... but until a friend of mine recently invited me to her church once a week to join their quilting group... I didn't whole-heartedly purse it. 
It's a bit different when you've got 'professionals' who know some tricks 'n tips 'n shortcuts. 
They... now WE... make and donate baby quilts for a couple organizations around here.
Here's my first official quilt!  They have a big 'ol honkin' quilting machine and I had to quilt it myself. The "pattern" is just free hand. My friend says that's usually pretty good to start with. I was pretty nervous, but I sure enjoyed it. 

I guess I had BLUE in mind since my recent grandbaby is a little boy. Two month old now, by the way. ;o)
This is called a 9 patch.

It might be hard to tell but the flannel backing is white with teensy blue stars

 Have a blessed day my friends
Summer is firing up around here! 
Triple digit heat index today!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Critters Everywhere!

Okay, I'm really not too squeamish about bugs.
(snakes might be a whole different matter though, shudder)
I mean, I used to pick ticks off my kids when they were little....
take care of squash bugs single handedly in my garden.... 
kill spiders... no problem... 
But since the hatching of the zillions of cicadas or locuts, whatever you wanna call 'em... Oh My Gosh! The noise is deafening. They land on you. And then make that awful screech when ya send 'em flying. They're everywhere!
I know they don't bite or sting. I get that. 
But it's like being in a sci-fi movie when you're outside.

I know, I know... this too shall pass.
Please let it be soon!

As for the garden,
Here's my baby grapes

The peas are now done and gone and 
punkin's planted where they were

Love my cutie 'ol wagon I came across!

Here's some green beans, they're so yummy.
Broccoli and eggplant further down.
Yellow squash and zucchini to the right

Mini Eggplant


Have a great day my friends!

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May winding down....

Well with all the craziness in construction going on around here ..... I needed a small escape and whipped up a few smalls for my Early Works after all! They go live the evening of May 31. 
 Here's a couple and I might get time for one more little thang ;o)


I can't get my poor little brain wrapped around the fact it's almost June already!
The rains have been crazy and almost never ending. We've gotten about 11" in May so far and more today. I know there are those that are getting so much worse and I pray for all those caught up in the flooding.
Have a blessed day my friends!