I'm sure it's not just me, but Monday's are
definitely the busiest day of the week
for me....so many distractions that keep me
from doing what I had planned!
~ Studio News ~
It's now been weeks since I've last had a chance to stitch!
My 'itching to stitch' is now at a level of
'dying to stitch'....
Trying to decide what color of linen to work on?
With so many luscious colors to choose from it can be
I feel like doing one quick small project before I start
plans for the first Humble Hare Handwork Kit.....
I'd like to do something small, fun, and stuffed with my new
dense organic raw cotton which is now available in my
Hopefully by Friday I'll have needle and thread
back my hands!
I love how the afternoon sunlight was spotlighting
my Salem Stitchery Turtle...
Handmade by my hubby back in 2007, when I
opened Salem Stitchery and Antiques.
I adore the little hillbilly hat that he carved for the head!
Lots of fun bright colors, so it would be eye catching for
customers when they came into the shop.
Each little body part is pegged...even the tail!
Such a labour of love...I treasure every critter he has
ever carved for me!
On Sunday, we started out for a family drive in the country,
but ended up in the town of Winona, Minnesota...have
you ever heard of Watkins products?
This is the original Watkins estate.
Such a beautiful red brick home!
Several blocks away from the Watkins estate you'll find
the Watkins factory and office buildings.
I love the brick Watkins factory tower....so cool!
~ Weekly Soul Food ~
She looketh well to the ways of her household,
and eateth not the bread of idleness.
~ Proverbs 31:27...KJV ~
Oh, how I have always loved this passage, and as
needlewomen we don't have to worry about having idle hands...right!
Take care my dear friends, and have a wonderful week
keeping your hands busy!
Spring Blessings from Scattered Seed Samplers,