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Sunday, October 19, 2014



******SOLD OUT******

Saturday, October 18, 2014

More Exchange Photos to Share

A few more participants have received their Haunted Harvest Exchange goodies...and, I must say...this exchange has been AWESOME so far!! Everyone is sending and receiving such wonderful treats, and the hand-made items are off the happy that almost everyone has sent and/or received their packages...just a few more still due to arrive and this year will be a sad to see it come to an end though :-(

Click on the Haunted Harvest Exchange 2014 tab just under the blog banner to see the new arrivals!

Don't forget about tomorrow night's batch of hand~dyed fabrics :-)

Happy Stitchin'

Monday, October 13, 2014

Woohoo...another finish to share

I am on a roll now that my class is over and I have no papers clouding my mind :-) I was able to stitch and finish this little cutie up for a stitching's a surprise, so don't tell :-)

"All Hallows Eve" freebie
Threadwork Primitives

First time I have ever attached ric~rac too...not too hard, just makes you feel like you are all thumbs, LOL! 

Well, better hit the sack...back to work tomorrow :-)

Happy Stitchin'

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Halloween Fun and Finishes

Jack is all dressed up and ready to go to his new first attempt at a drum roll finish was actually a lot of fun and turned out pretty good :-) He is a little wonky, but I think he is just as cute as a Halloween pumpkin can be!
"Jack in the Hat"
Threadwork Primitives


 As you know, last weekend I was blessed to meet a new stitching friend, Joyce...and we  also were able to spend some quality time with another stitching friend, April! We had the best time talking and stitching...and April spoiled us with some lovely Halloween goodies!
Love it all...especially the lady corpse needle minder
 and the sweet wool pin pillow
Joyce and I were also able to hit a few LNS' while we were up that way and I indulged a little, although most of this ended up in gifts bags for others :-)

And I got really lucky when a stitching friend agreed to part with this little lovely that I have wanted for a while now...Stacy Nash's "Freedom" club kit!

I am working on two new pieces that are for special friends...a freebie from Threadwork Primitives and a Reward of Merit from BBD. They are both fun little stitches and will be finished into pin pillows I do believe...but, who knows, LOL!

Well, that's it for today...need to get busy cooking some field peas and buttered potatoes to go with our BBQ ribs...YUMMY!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Stitchin'

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Stitching Friends are So Wonderful

In the past few weeks, I have so blessed to receive some lovely and thoughtful gifts from fellow stitchers...and, I finally have a little time to share them with you :-)

 This was a sweet surprise from a dear friend, Debbie Berry...she floored me with this one! I will certainly be putting this to good use with Ann at Dyeing to Stitch!

GC for Dyeing to Stitch

Then my co-worker who was retiring surprised me with this lovely little set...I have never seen this design on a dish set before and just love it!!

Cross stitch bowl set from Natalie
I also received my Haunted Harvest 2014 Exchange package from Bonnie Dudley and was truly blown away by her generosity and talent...just look all all this loveliness...

Haunted Harvest Exchange 2014
from Bonnie Dudley

"Pumpkin Folke" ~ NFF

Prim pillow scented with amazingly calming herbs!

Tiny treasures for my shadow box

Owl scissor fob

Lavender and Heirloom Red Zinnias

GAST Harvest Moon
"Spell of the Moon" ~ BBD
Lovely fabric for finishing

A sweet little wooden bowl for stitching trinkets
She did an outstanding job of gathering goodies that fit my personality and likes...THANK YOU so much, Bonnie...I will treasure all of the wonderful treasures you sent my way!!

I have more to share, but the pics didn't turn out worth a flip so I will have to come back in a few days with those!

Oh...I did have a finish, FINALLY...

"Jack in the Hat"
Threadwork Primitives
Nan Lewis is not only a dear, dear friend...fellow PSS sister...mentor...but, she is also my FAVORITE prim designer! I think I have just about every one of her designs to date and have even stitched quite a few...they are such wonderful designs, and this one has been the most fun yet! Haven't decided on a finish, but I do know that it will be going out to someone super special to me :-)

Well, I guess that's all for now folks...I need to hit the sack to be bright~eyed and bushy~tailed tomorrow morning!! Until later...

Happy Stitchin'

Monday, October 6, 2014


*****SOLD OUT*****

dixiesamplar hand~dyed fabrics will be closed for the Columbus Day weekend...we will return with a new batch of fabrics on Sunday, October 19th at 7:00 pm Central.

Have a wonderful week and a safe holiday!


Friday, October 3, 2014


Hi Folks...I will be out of town this weekend for a much needed break from reality...and will be having a blast with two stitching friends! So, I will need to move our sale night to Monday, October 6th at 7:00 PM...sorry for the inconvenience, but I would have no time to be ready for Sunday evening after traveling much of the day.

But, I will be back with a nice large batch of some lovely colors for you to choose from!! Thank you for being patient with me on this...I really need some down~time this week to refuel and regenerate my brain cells, LOL!


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Haunted Harvest Exchange in Full Swing

Wow, the goodies are coming in faster than I can post the package pictures...stop by the Haunted Harvest Exchange 2014 to see who received what!! I cannot believe all the AWESOME treats our stitchers are getting :-)

Happy Stitchin'

P.S. If you have received your package but do not see it listed, please email me the photo yahoo account was full and some of my messages were dropped :-)