Chase and Kaiya's birth announcement cross-stitch.
This is a stamped x-stitch. It took many hours of work. I, Grandma, enjoyed every minute because I was making it for my first grandchildren--TWINS! I remember Jim, Grandpa, framing it. I was very proud of this project and the girls for whom I made it.
God bless the moon cross-stitch. I made this cute x stitch for Anitra and Terrence's son, Liam. Anitra is my niece.
Liam's birth announcement cross-stitch. What a sweet boy Liam is.
Mary Ellen's Pillow. My mother asked me to do this stamped x stitch for her sister Mary Ellen.
Happy Trails. This is a counted piece I did for my brother, Larry, and his wife, Vicki, when they bought their Winnebago. I had a hard time finding a camper pattern. Finally one of the stitchers on my newsgroup snail mailed me this old chart.
I gave this to my daughter Bonnie to put in a give-a-way basket for her business.
Chef finished with frame. Made for Bonnie, my daughter.
Let not your heart be troubled. I did this as therapy and a prayer after we had a wreck on a very icy Montana road. I eventually gave it to a friend of mine in Hardin, MT who was moving to Rapid City, SD. She was very uneasy about moving. It all worked out for her and she now lives closer to her kids.
Montana. This is a design I made from the lyrics to the old cowboy song and some Montana symbols when we lived in Hardin, MT
Shhh Baby Sleeping. I made this piece into a tiny pillow to hang on my grandson Colin's door.
Lorch Family x-stitch. I framed this with a black matt and a black frame for my niece, Tami, and her family. It's mostly my design.
This was a wedding present for my niece Sandi and her husband Todd.
Fowler welcome xs 9 22 04. Made for my son and his wife and kids.
Colin's cross stitch birth announcement. For my grandson Colin. Changed the chart a little. It did say a Star is Born. I thought that was cheesy and he is a very classy guy!
Colin Reed Fowler x-stitch name. The pattern for the letters had only capitals so I had to design the small letters. The navy Aida was a challenge to see to stitch on. Had to have a lot of light above and below it!
Sweet Dreams xs pillow. My husband Jim always says Sweet Dreams every night before we go to sleep. I made this for our Montana home, but mostly I made it for Jim.
Bed Bugs Pillow for Chase and Kaiya, my granddaughters.
Love will keep us warm. This seemed appropriate to make for our cozy little home in Montana. It gets cold up there when the wind blows down from the mountains.
God Bless America for Larry sr. Made this for my Daddy. He served in the Pacific in WWII. He is my hero.
Brennan Welcome. Anitra and Terrence built a new house and I made this for them. It is a combination of a couple of charts. The frame is gorgeous.
Sleep under a Quilt. My mother is a great quilter. I made this from a little kit I bought at Wal-Mart.
Bonnie's welcome x stitch. Made this for my daughter Bonnie for her new place in Lorena. It now hangs near the front door of the house she bought!
Trick or Treat x stitch. I made this for my entry hall table. It was really fun to stitch because I did it during the Halloween season.
Thanksgiving. Made this for our house. It sits on the entry hall table at Thanksgiving.
Christmas Santa ornament 2004.
Christmas poinsettia ornament 2004
Baby's first Christmas ornament made for Colin 2004
Merry Christmas xstitch given to Sue and Frank for
a Christmas present.
Santa and Snowman xstitch ornament. Given to Heath and Jenni and family for their Christmas tree.
Cardinal Christmas ornament made for my Mother
Made this for our seaside bedroom. I love the sentiment of the verse.
Made this for my daughter Bonnie's friend.
Birth Announcement for my cousin Linda's granddaughter.
Stitched this for my niece's daughter. She had a cute nursery with a Winnie the Pooh theme.
This is a summer sampler I stitched while we were in Montana in the summer of 2005. Actually, I was doing the little flags on the 4th of July. This is now in our breakfast nook with the other seasonal samplers.
Autumn sampler done in 2005. Hangs in breakfast nook.
Winter Sampler. Did this in the winter of 2006. Hangs in breakfast nook.
Spring Sampler, hangs in breakfast nook. Love the little sheep.
Found this chart in a Crazy for Cross-Stitch magazine I bought on E-Bay.
Baby's 1st Christmas ornament I made for my niece Sandi's daughter, Hannon.
Baby's 1st Christmas ornament for Kayde.
Bonnie did this for Papaw for Christmas.
Bonnie did this for her Christmas tree.
Collection of XS that Bonnie did.
Bonnie's Christmas angel.
Stamped embroidery I did for our anniversary.
Stitched this for Bonnie in 1980.
Stitched this for Brad in 1980.
Stitched this for Heath in 1980.
Stitched this for my cousin Linda's granddaughter.
Washday. Hangs in my laundry area.
Bonnie's dog Linkin in his doghouse.
Made for Bonnie's dog Linkin. This looks a lot like him.
Wedding dove for our nephew Landon and his wife, Anna.
Wedding dove for our nephew Landon and his wife, Anna in a whitewashed frame.
Wedding dove done in gold for my cousin Charity and husband, Brian.
Wedding dove done in gold for my cousin Charity and husband, Brian in gold frame with oval white mat.
For my Mother's wall 0' cross-stitch
Stitched for my son and his wife and kids for their library. Love the frame.
My grandkids kept doing handstands in 2006. Not sure why. Anyway, I thought this was a good ornament for them that year.
Christmas XS for my mother.
Christmas XS for Bonnie's new puppy, Linkin.
I made this for Jim and me when were in Fairfield
Gave this to my Momma for her seasonal xs wall.
Bonnie got this one for her seasonal xs.
For Jim and me.
Did this for my Momma's wall of cross-stitch.
Did this while we were in Fairfield for Jim and me.
Stitched this for daughter Bonnie. It has a little better spacing than the one I did for Jim and me.
I had to design this from pictures on the Internet of their nursery decor because I couldn't find anything like it in kits or charts. They sent a wonderful thank you note.
Wedding dove for Logan and Anna. Logan is Jim's nephew.
Made this for Logan and Anna. Logan is Jim's nephew.
Gray matting and silver frame.
Stitched for my parents 60th wedding anniversary. It's done in gold metallic thread on gold aida. It was only possible to add the little gold rings when I found a very deep frame.
I designed this for my brother and sister-in-law for their 40th anniversary. That's the ruby anniversary so the ruby red roses seemed logical.
Stitched for Sandi's baby boy, Devean, born August 22, 2007. The little animals are copied from the nursery theme. This is an 11 X 14 frame with an oval-opening mat.
Baby's First Christmas ornament for Hunter 2007
Baby's First Christmas ornament for Devean 2007
For Brad and Sarah, Christmas 2007
4 inch hoop, 14 count Aida
Ornament for Heath, Jenni and kids Christmas 2007.
3 inch Flexi-Hoop with 14 ct. white Aida, metallic thread
Ornament for Bonnie Christmas 2007.
3 inch Flexi-Hoop, white Aida, metallic thread.
Christmas XS ornament for Sue and Frank
2 inch red Flexi-Hoop and 14 count white Aida with metallic thread
Happy New Year Baby
5X7 frame with oval matt
white 14 count Aida
Framed Summer Sampler to replace the summer sampler in the kitchen. 14 ct white Aida , custom cut mat 8x5 1/4 opening in 8X10 frame. May 2008
Summer Sampler to replace the summer sampler in the kitchen. 14 ct white Aida May 2008
Stitched for our house when celebrating birthdays. White Aida, 14 count, replaced chart floss with colors I liked better. 5 X 7 frame with oval white mat.
Christmas ornament 2008 for Momma and Daddy
Christmas ornament 2008 for Vicki and Larry
Christmas ornament 2008
Christmas ornament 2008
Christmas ornament 2008 for Sarah and Brad
Christmas ornament 2008
Sue and Frank
Christmas ornament 2008
Bonnie and Robert
Noah's Ark Birth Record for Anitra and Terrence's son Kade.
Teddy Bear birth announcement for Linda's granddaughter. 14 ct. white Aida, white mat, 8X10 gold scroll frame.
No matter how I took the picture the mat still appeared to be slightly pink. I don't know why.
For Jenna, Kristi's baby girl. The frame and mat are white with dark pink highlights. Also the white aida fabric has little pink hearts imprinted on it.
For Jenna's first Christmas
XS Christmas ornament for Bonnie and Robert 2009.
For Sue and Frank 2009
Heath and Jenni and kids 2009
Momma and Daddy 2009
Kaiya. These pillows took me half a year to make. Started out as simple little name pillows and then I just kept adding to them. Now they will be Christmas presents. December 2010
Chase's pillow. She gave me the saying.
Colin's pillow. For an All-American Boy!
Bonnie and Robert's Wedding XS
For our new grandniece, Reese Hunt.
For Patrick and Scott 2011
Fowlers' Christmas 2011
Bonnie and Robert xs ornament for 2011
Nanaw and Papaw xs for Christmas 2011
Sue and Frank's ornament
My parents' 65th wedding anniversary XS
Evelyn's Birth Record XS
Little Halloween Witch for Evelyn 2014
Lea and Brent Wedding Record
Carlisle's First Christmas
Liv's first Christmas
Daisy and Larry 2014 XS on shiny 14ct aida
Heath, Jenni, and kids 2014 XS on shiny 14 ct aida
Bonnie, Robert and Evelyn 2014 XS on 14 ct shiny aida
Mother's Day 2015
Mother's Day 2015 for Bonnie
Mother's Day 2015 for Jenni
Cross-stitch in a hoop for my Daddy for Father's Day 2015.
Teddy Bear for Oliver
Oliver and Teddy Bear
Music box for my parents' anniversary.