The “R” is from Anita Goodesign’s Autumn Monogram collection. The other letters are from my carelessly unidentified folder called Old Font.
The joy of Christmas lasts all year long, but the time for its decorations andÂ trappings is about over.Â So beforeÂ December 25 is too far in the past,Â Â I want to share two more stockings.Â As these wereÂ embroideredÂ for my friend Zahra,Â Â I learned a few more things.Â Keep in mind that at times I’m a rather slow learner, so these little problem solvers may not be news to you.Â Â The techniques I discovered while working on Zahra’s stocking and were included in the post 2 AHA! Moments and 1 Stocking.
Do you learn something new on nearly every sewing project?Â I surely do, though sometimes I wonderÂ if the new technique hadn’t been learned before and long since forgotten. Continue reading
This little ready-to-wear swim suit was embroidered for granddaughter Vivian Rose early in the summer.Â Like all Florida children, it is vitally important that she learn to swim and her lessons were beginning in earnest.Â Of course, wearing this she was one cute little fishy, but I have no photos of her wearing it.
UPDATE:Â My sweet daughter just sent this photo.
Vivian Rose ready to take the plunge.
a quick charity fundraiser project
Whereâ€™s Waldo?Â Where has www.janicefergusonsews.comÂ been?Â According to my savvy son-in-law, the problem was with my server. Humphhhh, no tip for this server. But this blog is back and so am I and I have so much to share with you.
While the blog was down, I have been doing a lot of sewing.Â Many of the Christmas projects are finally finished and ready for the big day.Â
Do you all make a lot of stockings?Â Have you made one for each member of the family?Â Do you enjoy stitching these?Â It seems everywhere I look in the sewing world, stockings are being cranked out in great numbers.Â It seems some families like to purchase or make new stockings each year.Â
Itâ€™s a one-time shot for the Fergusons.Â In this family, you get one stocking and you darn well better like it.Â Or you can get your own from Cracker Barrel or WalMart. No do-overs from me.
Because I make just one, well except for grandsonÂ Alastair’s temporary stocking.Â But that was a special situation.
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