Hello everyone and Happy Summer!
It's been way too long since I checked in here; high time for some neighborly chit-chat over the fence.
Is summer busy for you? Summer always seems to be the very busiest of seasons for our family. What with all the fairs and festivals, an out-of-state family reunion in Nevada, a marriage reception for a nephew in Washington, a trip to my brother's in California, birthdays, horse shows, visiting the Oregon coast, and my annual jam and pickle making tradition, not to mention the needs of The Garden . . . it's no wonder we are buzzing around like bees.
Our oldest granddaughter turned 12 years-old yesterday; this is another milestone that is hard to wrap my mind around. It seems like only yesterday I was bouncing her on my knee and sewing sweet little aprons for her and her sister. Time just keeps marches on and so do we. And though me hairs grow gray--I'm a proud granny.
And speaking of time marching on . . . the Mister and I are happily celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary! (Actually, we met ten years prior to getting hitched, with a history of "crossing paths" before that, so I am sure it was Providence). Needless to say, we count each other our BFF.
With all the coming and going, I don't have too much in the way of crafty sewing to share just now. I have barely been keeping up with the new transfer patterns that are waiting patiently here in shoeboxes. I try and add a few "new" reprints to the PatternBee website each month along with the Bonus patterns. I've been able to do it for over ten years now and wonder how long I can keep doing it. I never knew there were so many embroidery patterns when I started this little venture: as a hobby.
In the meantime, there are some new projects waiting in the wings. These combine my love of paper and glue and needle and thread. And with that, I must leave you guessing for now.
Thanks for stopping by--I do so miss you all!