We have a NEW Knot-y Girl's
Stitchery Club Blog!!!
The address is
We just put a free little pattern on it just for this occasion!!
This blog will no longer be updated...everything on here already, is on the new blog! YAY!!!
|Doesn't this just SCREAM 4th of July???? We're going to build a fire tonight and roast hot dogs before we drive down by the river to watch the fireworks display.... you know what??? I just realized I forgot to get a hot dog buns!! YIKES! |
I promised retreat photos... here they are!
|Project boxes all ready for the retreat!|
|The calm before the storm...... as you can see, the theme was "lavender"....color, not necessarily the flower. Everybody arrived on Friday morning and WOW!!!! What a fun group! They were SO MUCH FUN!!!!..... if only Nadine had remembered to bring her fart machine.............sigh!|
|Everybody got straight to work. Look at those pretty smiles!|
|Saturday's needlebook project underway........|
|Jennifer's scissor fob in the works.|
|Boy... that lady on the right has REALLY hairy arms!! Oh.... that's just Jon putting clasps on the fobs!|
|Everybody was trying to glue their fingers together.......it's a new stitching technique??|
|We had some GORGEOUS show and tell on Sunday! Look at this applique! It was a prize winner! Ribbon on the back and EVERYthing!|
|This little purse had the Knot-y Girls logo on it!!!! SO CUTE!!|
|The bats on this are little bat BUTTONS!!!! Darling idea!|
|This is a needlebook that Sandy made....well, there were a few more but the pix didn't turn out..... ANYway!.... they are SO COOL!!!! She used old clip-on earrings as a closure for them! Such a great idea!|
|Moss purses......we formed a wagon train on Saturday and drove to Beaverbark to scavenge for more.... totally cleaned them out!!|
|More show and tell......these were so happy and spring-y!|
|Hmmm...... what's to say?......this is fruit.|
|Crayon tinting is a lot of fun.... watching the flowers come to life!|
|Working intently.........everybody was so good at coloring! Also, every last one of these ladies are great stitchers!!! So many finished their projects!! Boy I wouldn't have......I was WAY too busy yacking away... I wouldn't have gotten ANYTHING done!!|
|OOhhhhh........more show and tell!|
|Calendula Patterdrip in purples and greens!!! This looked SO Stinking COOL!!!!!|
|Work, work, work, work!!!!|
|Nice girls on the right.............troublemakers on the left???? If you don't believe me just look at the next picture!|
Holy mackerel Roxie!!!!
|Thanks to everybody for coming, talking, laughing, and making this such a fun retreat!! I hope we can get everybody back together again one day..........OH! don't forget Stacy!!! We need fascinators for the synchronized chair dance next time!!!! I want a big embroidery hoop with feather and flashing lights....don't forget the lights!!|
|I've been stitching away on class samples for this summer's schedule...|
|Janice and I have been busily working on "Snow Flurries", a quilt that will be covered with snowflakes and other icy "brrrrr..." things and sparkling with crystals, beads, and Sparkle floss!|
|The little mama bird at Jan's house has laid her eggs...can you think of a more appropriate place to build your nest??|
|Honeybunny and I have been writing patterns.... how can I even THINK of getting anything accomplished without a kitty on my shoulder?|
|The Garden Girl in Yakima is busy BLOOMING!!!!|
|I was busy with my trusty VISA card....these are now in front of the studio....I'm so addicted!|
|Seriously!.... how could anybody NOT be enchanted by this shop? My fabric just arrived (YAHOO!!) from my new fabric line for Lecien!!!!! It's called "Inkwell", and I LOVE it....and we're busy, busy, busy trying to get the sample stitched for "Vintage Tin" and the other patterns that will be coming out in July that use the new line. I'm SO EXCITED!!!! I hope you'll like it as much as I do.....we'll take some pix and show you a little bit later!!! Boy oh Boy....I feel a GREAT summer coming on!!!!|