It's been a dreary, damp, chilly day . . . the kind of day that makes for the perfect backdrop for inside chores and projects! I finally got around to pulling the few jack-o-lantern and candy corn pieces I had out and replaced them with more seasonally appropriate pieces . . .
Oh, and I baked my first apple pie of the season, too. It was *quite* yummy -- and hopefully will continue to be for the next several days. I love apple pie for breakfast -- especially with a slice of melted cheddar cheese on it! It's my Yankee roots. :)
Earlier in the week I finished my little pumpkin stitchery.
It's very sweet -- I really enjoyed stitching that particular pumpkin pattern and may stitch it again. But I'm tired of stitching, crafting, and baking pumpkins (I can't believe I just typed that!!!!) for the time being, so my goal was to find something more Christmassy to work on. I rooted around in the RV's basement space (after going through every storage tub and drawer in the Nook) and finally found the jackpot of wool projects in various stages of completion . . .
Mostly wool, anyway - the project on the far left is a reindeer dish towel. The rest are wool snowmen! Yessssss. I'll be working on several of these over the next few weeks. I've had 'em for ages (seriously -- since 2007) and it's time to get 'em finished!
But that's not what I'll be working on for my slow Sunday stitching . . . instead, I'll be working on a little stitchery of a doodled Christmas tree I saw on pinterest . . .
But instead of the solid, bold lines making up the right side of the tree, I wanted to put the word, "NOEL". Not in your face, but a subtle gliding word down the side.
I think I've got it! I'm stitching the 'doodles' in silver and will stitch "NOEL" in a bright metallic green. I'm not sure about the stars, but I'm thinking gold. Or a satin stitched yellow. And the dots will be in red.
I'm not sure how I'm going to use it, in fact, I'm not sure that it will finish out on fabric like I saw it in my head. But I wanted to stitch a little Christmas whimsy, and this seemed to fit the bill! Plus something about working with things that sparkle just makes my heart happy.
My stash report remains unchanged. Again. For real.
What can I say? I'm evening actually thinking of clearing out some of my stash. I need to do SOMETHING with what I've got sitting there. Seriously. It's not stitching itself together. Where are the cobbler's elves when you need them??!
Linking up to Patchwork Times and Kathy's Quilts! Enjoy the remainder of the weekend -- you know what I'll be doing!