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

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Friday, December 17, 2010


Hi there Christmas Friends!  Thank you kindly for your sweet comments on my last post, had several requests for the Pineapple Pie recipe, anyone try it yet?

Did some doodling around with charting software and came up with this simple design on silk, the bells even jingle:)

Has anyone else maybe admired the ditty bags that seem to be so popular this year?  Liked this appliqued wool bag, so I tried my hand at decorating one for hangin by the fire.  What do you think?

Our simple tree...

Some turkey-lurkey friends came to pay us an early Christmas visit, scratchin and peckin for seeds to get them through the brutal weather here in New York, they're so quiet and always shock me when I see movement out the kitchen window:)

And lastly, being as thrifty as possible, I scarfed scads of wreaths from Michaels last February for ten cents each and many of them whoops! hung themselves on the very looooooong pasture fence, whew!  If I could only train those pesky zip-ties to be self-zipping:)

Your *Followship*, sweet comments, constant encouragement and warm kinship over the least year has been a tremendous honor.  I wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and all the very best in 2011.

Let's all look forward to seeing what lovelies we come up with next year, shall we?  

Tootles, Sue


  1. Everything looks beautiful Sue !!

  2. Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year!

  3. Love Love Love your sleigh rides cr. stitch design! Would love to have the pattern!!

    Your wool bag turned out very nicely!!

    Love that big red barn in the background ~ I have a red barn too, but it is strictly for crafts and not near as big, ha.

    Please come over and visit sometime!


  4. How adorable is Sleigh Rides!! I'm with Tanya - I would love to stitch this!

    All your photos are great, but I must confess, I'm a sucker for a red barn - especially with sheep!

  5. Your pictures are so Christmasy! I love your "Sleigh Ride" too!

  6. Love your new finishes! Your Christmas tree is so pretty too! And those wreaths -- lol! I'm grateful to them actually. I got a beautiful picture of the outside in the snow as a result. What a beautiful place you have!

  7. This is a wonderful little pillow too!!! Glad to hear it jingles!!

    Great pictures! Your tree is beautiful!!

  8. Everyone is right ~ absolutely love the sleigh ride design. Congratulations!!!! What charting software did you use? And your wool applique is to die for! Love the turkeys ;o)

  9. Sue, I think everything looks beautiful !! I love your little bag too.

  10. Oh, that wool bag is so sweet, Sue! You really did a great job on it. What a deal on those wreaths--they look splendid strung along the fence posts. Are those your farm animals--can't tell what they are--sheep, goats, cows? So pastoral looking--it could be a Christmas card (next year maybe?)...

    Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  11. Your pics are gorgeous, Sue!
    Wishing you a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    We all just love you!
    Ma TK

  12. I love your Christmas tree. It's beautiful decorated.

    Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  13. Love the sleigh rides--great job!! Would you come to Tallahassee and decorate my house---LOL

  14. Everything looks so pretty, Sue! I love the fence with the wreaths. Have a blessed Christmas!

  15. Love your wool applique bag - so neat ! Your snow scene is so tranquil - love it ! and your tree - looks like you are ready for santa - enjoy Melody


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