Wednesday, November 28, 2012


It doesn't seem possible that Thanksgiving is already over, does it? I hope everyone had a good one! The day before the big day, I managed to injure my sacroiliac joint (didn't even know what that was until my doctor told me on Tuesday!), which kept me bed-bound for four days. I'm slowly getting back to normal but can't sit at my computer for very long periods of time, so while I recover a little more, I thought I'd do a quick post on my newest pincushion design. I call her "Love Bug" as she is a pink and gray ladybug made of hand-dyed wool and fanciful embellishments such as rick-rack and pom-poms. This past summer, the editor of Stitch, Craft, Create magazine asked me to design a wool project for them. Because of all my editing and writing work, it's hard to carve out any time to design these days but since she asked, I happily agreed! Love Bug is the result of my efforts and will be featured in a future issue of Stitch, Craft, Create magazine.

While flipping through the latest issue of the Stitch, Craft, Create magazine back in October, I noticed a photo of Love Bug in their Coming Soon feature!

Love Bug was inspired by my fondness for the color combo of pink and gray. Love Bug also happens to be the term of endearment that my husband uses for me—I suspect because I am lovable and at times, irritating! Hee hee! I will post more about Love Bug when the issue comes out. I've missed reading all your blogs but hope to be back to regular blogging—and blog reading—by next week!