Hi there dear Stitchers:) Have been having great fun following your bloggies and making mental notes of all your wonderfully creative finishes. Hope you all have found some precious time to relax and stitch to your heart's content. After all, a day without the needle isn't really meant to be, is it?
Over the weekend I visited one of my most fav places, a gorgeous specialty shop called The Liberty Cottage in Canandaigua. Here's a peek of Suzanne's lovely shop~her wall of hand dyed wools, specialty fabrics of better quality, fibers and hand crafted folk art gifties are sublime and divine. Suzanne is a skilled needle and fiber worker, friend, tutor and generously welcomes one and all anytime to her large work table for an open stitch/punch/hook/whatever, you gotta love that! All this while running her shop, she's a real sweetie.
I slobbered and drooled over her luxurious silk even weaves and am thinking perhaps a wee Prairie Schooler tree would be lovely on silk. This silk from India is quite dear at almost $30./yard, the two below are a drab mustard and khaki drab green, wish they replicated better on screen. Plz wish me good luck with this first time project on silk~LOL:)
A little freebie finish from The Stitcherhood, Fiddlers 18 ct., GAST 7041 Apple Cider. My friend Olde Dame Penniwig thought maybe a dirty mustard floss, but in the end this color won my vote, more because of the time of the year and I just loved the name of it:) It's such a quick stitch though, I just might *borrow* The Olde Dame's mustardy color choice for the next one:)
Until next time, Sweet Stitchin....