December 24, 2009

have yourself...

...a merry little Christmas!

let your heart be light....

from now on

our troubles will be out of sight....

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Make the Yuletide gay
From now on
Our troubles will be miles away

Here we are as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more

Through the years
We all will be together
If the Fates allow
Hang a shining star
Upon the highest bough
And have yourself
A merry little Christmas right now

December 13, 2009

love letters

This little stitch from the new Blackbird Designs Joyeux Noel book was so much fun to stitch, I did it twice :-)

Once for me, and one for a friend!
I do believe it's my favorite thing I've stitched in all of 2009!
I used the recommended threads (except for using CC Pea Pod instead of the Putty called for) on the called for fabric, which is 32 count PTP Dill. Good stuff, wonderful stitch. My plan is to have these made into the little tokens box like pictured in the book :-)

December 09, 2009

Jingle, Sparkle, Joy!

My friend Patti stitched this ornament for me last year (a freebie design from Deborah) but because we had just moved, I was too frazzled to post about it...

It came attached to a really pretty wreath, but I had to take it off to get a decent picture.
(Santa, please bring me a new camera for Christmas!)

I really love it!

Just decorating today and thought I'd share!