Hello, hello, hello friends...it's SO good to be back!
This entire month of December has been more than
overwhelming for me, I've never felt so disconnected and
ready to get back into my normal routine!
My husband Bill, son Sam, and I have all been sick
with the worst colds we can ever remember,
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
were absolutely miserable!!
That being said,
it really feels great to be back in my Studio
Little Sparrow Pinkeep Update...
I need to thank all you Little Sparrow members
for your patience with me this month...thank you SO much!
The model is finally finished and ready to share...
~ front side ~
"A Stitch in Time" pinkeep
©2015 Scattered Seed Samplers
Pattern will include a charted alphabet for you to
personalize your little heirloom.
And now for the backside...
2015 marks the first year for the
Little Sparrow Pinkeep Club.
Embellished with satin ribbon...
Early traditional pinkeeps were often embellished with
satin ribbon, which I love!
This is a lovely way to conceal the seam while
adding character to the finished pinkeep.
The model is stitched on 32ct Belfast Summer Khaki
and then coffee stained after the stitching was complete.
Firmly packed with sawdust,
and a finished size of approximately 3.5~4" inches.
This is the fourth and last kit for 2015.
A rejoining form for 2016 will be included with the kit
for early sign up to reserve your membership.
The scheduled ship date is Thursday, December 31st,
which lands on New Years Eve...my apologies!!!
Every year my husband and son asked me;
'what do you want for Christmas?'
This year I asked for the complete series of...
Yay, what a great to help me get through my dreaded cold
symptoms that started with a sore throat then onto sneezing/coughing/itchy eyes/sinus, the worst
being an endless dripping noise...used a whole box of Kleenex!
So glad that's ALL behind me now!
I just need to find series five, our local stores were
all sold out!
Our local PBS channel will be broadcasting the final
sixth series starting this Sunday, January 3rd...I can hardly
My Christmas was made extra special by so many
"Merry Christmas" wishes sent through
emails, Facebook and to my surprise the mailbox...
I was so very touched to receive Christmas cards
from Olga, LaNelle, and David...thank you for your kindness!
Also, gifted to me by the talented artist
David Schump from The Art Tramp...
A Noah's Ark on wheels with a clip on Dove ornament!
David's work is all original, one of a kind, hand made in
the traditional Tramp Art style from years gone by!
The Ark is also a special storage box!
Here is the link to David's Web Site...
We're expecting 6~12" inches of snow today...it's
like a blizzard outside my Studio window....
Feeding our little feathered friends is so important
during these harsh winter months!
It's worth all the layering to watch them share
the scattered seed I sow for them!
New Years Surprise gift giveaway drawing...
Do you need a special calendar?
Would you like to enter your name in this drawing?
Please do so my leaving me a comment at the end of
this post OR on my Facebook page...
Please tell me what you are looking forward to in 2016!
The winning name will be announced on Friday!
Weekly Soul Food...
For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven,
and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth,
and maketh it bring forth and bud,
that it may give seed to the sower,
and bread to the eater.
Wow, the wind is really howling, we're definitely in the
midst of a blizzard...snow plows just pasted our farm!
Please, take time to feed the little birds in your
neighborhood...they'll love you for it!