polly minick and her sister have a new book out!…….
this is a gorgeous book that explores how polly and her sister use their rugs and quilts to enrich their homes. i highly recommend this one!
I couldn’t wait to share this finish with you! Louise sent me this photo of her punched version of Family Tree and I just LOVE it! Isn’t it gorgeous?! It makes me want to punch another one for myself using her color scheme. lovely lovely lovely…. Thank you for sharing, Louise, and thank you for allowing me to pass on your beautiful work!
The weather has alternated between torrential rains and summery days. The rain always makes me want to nap, but I haven’t been completely immersed in sleep… I have finished a few more things….
Here’s Polly Minick’s, “Moby Dick” from the front and….
…from the back. I’ve finished all of the Polly Minick pieces with this vintage ticking which I purchased online. This was a smallish piece of ticking fabric which came well used and with a few holes. I love the authenticity it lends to my embroideries. Plus, the ticking is so beach-y ~ just like Polly’s pieces.
I love samplers. They always make me wish I liked to cross stitch. I’m so glad there are designers, like Mrs. Minick, who create them in other mediums.
I honestly did not think I would like punching Boy on the Beach, but it was SO much Fun! Typically, I’m intimidated by lots of details, like the stars and stripes, but once I got going on this one, it was a delight. Thank you to Polly Minick for her continued creativity! By the way, Polly has NOT retired from her pattern making business…. OH JOY!
All three of these finished Polly Minick pieces are available in my etsy shop. You can click here for more info and photos, if you’d like.
Have you been doing any punching lately? I’d love to see what you’re working on!
best wishes for a happy day today, and every day!
The other day, I got out all my un-finishes to see just how far behind I am. Today, my Sciatica is biting fiercely and I’m sitting quietly on an ice pack ~ a good day to share said un-finishes with you. So, here we go….
I made a pact with myself to finish at least one thing before starting something new. In an effort to get started right away on my finishing, this morning I started this…..
…a totally new project for my Primitive Handmades Mercantile shop update which happens a week from Friday…. hmmmm….