Author Archives: Alice C.

Friday Finds — 09/22/17

Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, art, and book news from around the web. This week simultaneously dragged on forever and went by super fast. How it that possible? My husband and I have been de-stressing by re-watching … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Christmas Ornaments Progress

I have been doing some stitching around here even though I did not get a chance to post any cross-stitch updates last week. I’m still working on the “Evergreen” chart by The Prairie Schooler. They are a fun group of … Continue reading

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Weekend Links — 09/16/17

Ah, I’m glad I made it through the week. Will be posting some catch-up posts soon! But, here are this week’s crafty and bookish links: The National Book Award nominees were announced this week. NPR has the complete list. I … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading — September 2017

Every month I share what books I finished last month and what I’m reading now. I also love to hear what others are reading. Share your own book recommendations in the comments or friend me on Goodreads! Once again, I only finished … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 09/08/17

I can hardly believe that Labor Day was this past Monday. This did not feel like a 4-day work week. I’m ready to crash. —*~*~*— Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Prairie Schooler “Evergreen” Ornament 2

I’ve done a little stitching since last week, but not as much as I would like. I am continuing with the Prairie Schooler “Evergreen” chart and stitching the motifs as separate ornaments. I’ve made a start on the second ornament, … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 09/01/17

TGIF. Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, textile, books and art links from my wanderings around the web. Here are this week’s links: Goodreads picks 21 new books to look forward to this fall. Be sure to click and view … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Prairie Schooler Stitching

I needed a break from big stitching projects, so I went through my stash of cross-stitch charts and pulled out the “Evergreen” pattern by The Prairie Schooler. I am stitching the motifs as separate ornaments rather than as one big … Continue reading

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Friday Finds — 08/25/17

Friday Finds is my weekly round-up of needlework, art, and book news from around the web. We are wrapping up Welcome Days at my school this week as we welcome the class of 2021 to campus, plus all of our … Continue reading

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WIP Weds: Pinch Purse Completed

Hold on because this is going to be an image-heavy post. I finished my pinch purse this week. After I finished stitching the little ribbon embroidery motifs, I had to cut out the fabric pieces. Then I had to cover … Continue reading

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