Christmas greetings friends and needleworkers!
I know it's Friday...
I would love to be able to do my regular Friday,
Early Workbasket feature...
But, this weeks workbasket is empty...it's on Christmas break!
We are expecting a farmhouse full of family coming from
out of state on Tuesday...so my regular routine has
been turned upside down!
Hopefully, I'll be under less pressure next Friday!!
How about a second chance to be the winning name for
this week's gift drawing...
Last week's gift was something old,
so this week I thought I'd offer something
old and new in package No. 2!
Here is this week's offering...
An antique porcelain fence insulator ~ as a sweet little scissor stand
to hold these petite silver finished scissors.
These old fence insulators date back to the early 1920's~1930's,
no two are alike, as each one has its own character marks
from its weathered life outside on a fence post for
This porcelain insulator came directly from our farm fields,
located here in West Salem, Wisconsin, near the
beautiful Upper Mississippi River.
To enter your name in this weeks drawing, simply leave a comment,
telling me what YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF 2015 was?
The winner will be announced on Monday...best wishes!
Do you still love a good traditional calendar?
If so, you're in luck...
A Needlework Enthusiast's 2016 Book of Days Calendar,
published by Needle Work Press.
The calendar size is a 9 by 12 softcover calendar book
with the twelve months of the year.
This nice size is perfect for a desktop or fits nicely into your
favorite sewing bag.
This is a month~at~a~glance calendar featuring quotes, vintage art,
and is very user friendly!
Each month has a section where you can write your notes & musings,
use as a journal of your stitching projects.
Also, includes a page to list email addresses, websites, phone numbers,
and antique charted motifs for your use.
This special calendar is perfect for the needleworker who loves samplers,
or to give as a gift to a needlework friend!
Available in my Etsy shop, here is the direct link...
Is your Christmas Tree up and decorated?
I've started...must be finished before our guests arrive on Tuesday!
Weekend Soul Food...
Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let ev'ry heart prepare Him room
And heav'n and nature sing!
Christmas Hymn by Georg F. Handel...1742
Still no snow...enjoying very mild December weather!
May this Christmas season radiate with love for Christ...and loving others!