Hi there sweet friends, nice of you to stop by!

Prim and folkart needlework designs of drab reds, browns, golds and greens are what I fancy.

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Sunday, September 20, 2009


Hi there Dear Friends! I've missed you all soooo much, thank you for keeping in touch even though my posts have dwindled a bit over the last couple weeks. I'm still following my Reader daily, just not blogging as much.

This design was a freebie from my LNS which I adapted, kind of reminds me of my collecting passion, which is folk art, not sure why~but it does:) I forced myself to put my friend's initials on the back, to prevent the nasty temptation of keeping it all for myself ~ LOL. My friend who quilts and sews favors sunflowers and is having a birthday soon, hope she likes this token from a friend.

In this pic, I thought this pinkeep was finished. But my DMIL's gentle words that *every finish no matter how small, should be as nice as possible* kept nagging at me, it was crying out for * something*. She of course was spot on, as usual.
I was quite satisfied with the front, after changing the date from 2008 to 2009.
Can you see the slight difference after adding the little heart and garland to the back, a little nicer touch don't you think? Worked on Fiddlers 18 ct., WDW threads, filled w/crushed walnut shells. Perhaps I'll add a jute hanger so my friend can decide how she want to use this.
Thanks for taking the time to pop in and Sweet Stitchin to you:)

Tootles, Sue


  1. that's lovely Sue, I'm sure your friend will love it too....Sue x

  2. Your pin pillow turned out cute. I am sure your friend will love it.

  3. Perfect finish! Your friend is going to love it.

  4. So nice to see the finished piece, Sue--I love your special little touches... Hope your friend appreciates all of your hard work!

  5. Oh, Sue what a lovely finish! Your friend will cherish it!

  6. Beautifully and elegantly finished!

  7. Sue, it's sooo sweet and I'm sure your friend will absolutely treasure it! And yes, definitely more special with your own finishing touches! Where do you get crushed walnut shells from?

  8. That is adorable! Great job!

  9. Very cute finish! You have a lucky friend.

  10. I was checking out your blog today to become a follower...and imagine my surprise when I found you had featured one of my blogs "The Stitchers Wish trader!" I was so touched! Thank you so much!



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