Hook Line and Sinker Block 3

What a fun block! Gorgeous too! I’m still going with a “local” theme for my place names so this time I used Calabogie Lake.   Notes on Block 3: When tracing the word lettering take care to think ahead to stitch size for the tails on the letters. They look really nice when the tail […]

Hook Line and Sinker and Gingerbread Square Block 2 Results

Gorgeous work! Connie had so much fun she went looking for more things to colour and Marilyn is busy making BOTH Hook Line and Sinker AND Gingerbread Square! Way to go ladies!!! We’re having fun with names! White Lake, Big Rideau, Oak and Wendigo Lakes (I’ve even heard of that one!) and good old “Wilbur’s” […]

Farm Show Ottawa 2014

Had a great day hanging out at the Farm show in Ottawa demonstrating crayon embroidery and needle felting! Fun times with Nancy, Mary and Joanne (oh yeah, and lots of big tractors!) May have been -32 Celcius this morning but it felt like spring in there. That’s me in the Sheep Jacket 🙂

Gingerbread Square Block of the Month

I’m doing this festive crayon embroidery from Crabapple Hill along with their Hook Line and Sinker quilt. Our crayon embroidery group has ladies working on one or both so I figured I had better get on board. I am doing this one a little backwards as a bit of an experiment-I will be receiving the […]


Crayon and Embroidery, Hook Line and Sinker Block 2

It’s done! And it’s beautiful! I am really happy with how this one turned out and can’t wait to start Block 3. So here is the benefit of my experience with this gorgeous block: READ THE DIRECTIONS-once again I got carried away and dove right in. When will I ever learn? When tracing the design […]