Monday, June 24, 2013

Lacy Scarves & Harry Potter

So I have this new obsession with the Lacy Scarf.  I definitely need some new pictures (working on that) as these do not do it justice, but the look is just so incredible and fun to make.

As with most scarves, these can be made longer or shorter depending on your preference.
These are particularly fun because they are fashionable and not too warm, just warm enough to be a great accessory to any outfit.  These can be customized in a variety of colors as well.  It can be made in any color sets of 3 (shown here), 2 (every other row a different color) or 1 (solid).

These scarves are $20 shipped (US COST ONLY) and are available for purchase through either Etsy
or Facebook.  Please feel free to contact me for any special requests.

And on to the reading front.  My goal of reading 30 books this year is coming along well.  I have recently started re-reading the Harry Potter series and just finished book one.  In addition I also recently finished A Step of Faith, the newest in Richard Paul Evans Walk series and He's Gone by Deb Caletti.  If you are interested in my reviews feel free to click the book links.  

I recently got a Kindle and it has made reading a whole new experience.  I've always been one of those people that felt books were books and it wasn't the same without the paper and the turning of pages and physically holding it in your hands and I still fully believe that.  But as someone that takes the bus to and from work, it's nice not to have to lug some of the larger books I read around and it's nice to have variety without carrying 2 or 3 books (which is also bad for one's posture).  

It's really hard to juggle my time between the things I love, but I seem to be managing better this year than last (guess that means I learned something lol).  As always I love and appreciate all the orders I get and am happy to accept special orders.  Happy Monday.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Crochet and Books

It has been a while since I've shared with everyone and have decided to write about my two hobbies, crocheting and reading.  First on the crochet front, I have recently become slightly obsessed with the Crocodile Stitch.  While it is time and labor intensive, it creates the most beautiful items.  Take a look at my Crocodile Stitch baby blanket and Child's Scarf. 

And now on the reading front, I have recently begun reading the Fifty Shades series.  I have read the first two and am currently reading the third.  If you are interested in either of my reviews you can find them here:  Fifty Shades of Grey and here Fifty Shades Darker.  While I know that some find this particular genre offensive, I personally enjoy the love story that this series portrays.  It truly represents how love can conquer all. 

I am still accepting special orders for the holidays.  Whether its something you've seen on my site and would like to customize or just something in your head that you would like someone to make you, send a message my way, I love new projects.  Happy Autumn :).

Monday, June 4, 2012

Lil Bo Teek

So a few months back I was getting really down about my little business.  I wasn’t selling anything, it seemed like I couldn’t even give stuff away.  Friends and family were the only ones that had purchased my items (and I felt exceedingly guilty about charging them to begin with) and I was ready to just give the whole idea up.  Then I got a message from an angel named Michelle, owner of Lil Bo Teek in Moneta, VA.  She said she loved my stuff and wanted it in her store.  Can we say lifeline?  Since then things have changed in ways I could never have imagined two months ago.  I’ve gotten several orders from you, my fabulous fans and I also have been lucky enough to have more and more of you stop by my page and “like” it.  It seriously brings a smile to my face no matter what is going on or where I am when I see a notification from Stitching Girl’s page.  I love interacting with all of you.  But, I digress, back to Lil Bo Teek.  Now since I live in California and the store is in Virginia, obviously I have never seen the store in person.  But just from the pictures online and Michelle’s attention to detail, I know this is a place I would love to shop for my god-daughter (since I don’t have children of my own).  Michelle always answers questions promptly and does whatever she can to help you out.  This is truly a great store.  I feel honored to be a part of it.  I sent my first batch of items to her a few weeks ago and already items have sold.  Michelle has also given me great ideas for new products and new ways to test my talents. So stop by her page and tell her Stitching Girl sent you.