Summertime and the Living is Easy

69 Gathering of our Summer Exchange pieces Edit
2019 Summer Smalls Exchange

Our program for the June meeting was our Summer Smalls Exchange.  It’s always fun to see what everyone stitches and get new ideas for finishing.  Above you can see the gathering of all the exchange pieces together.  So fun!

Here’s a look at each of the exchange pieces individually.

59 2018 Patriotic Strawberry edit
Codi M. – 2018 Patriotic Strawberry – Sub Rosa

This is a freebie pattern offered by Sub Rosa

60 Sampler Motif edit
Shelly M. – Sampler Motif Pin Cushion – Blackbird Designs

Finished by Betty H.

61 Sunshine on a Stem edit
Christine H. – Sunshine on a Stem – Hands On Designs
62 Gidonies Pin Drum edit
Maria K. – Gidonies Petit Chien Pin Drum – Blackbird Designs
62 A Gidonies Pin Drum edit

Stitched on Mesa colored linen with Weeks Dye Works Sunset

63 Pennsylvania Heart edit
Belinda B. – Pennsylvania Heart & Butter Stamp – Village Folk Art Punchneedle
64 Garden edit
Doris M. – Garden Pin Cushion – Hands on Designs
65 Dragonflies edit
Sherry S. – Dragonflies Pin Cushion – La-D-Da

Freebie pattern

66 Just Bee edit
Kim L. – Just Bee – Hands on Designs
67 Bluebird edit
Lori J. – Bluebird Reward of Merit – Blackbird Designs
68 Summer Sparrow edit
68 Summer Sparrow edit
Kristen E. – Summer Sparrow – Waxing Moon Designs

And now, on to show & tell:

49 Winter Rose Manor edit
Sherry S. – Winter Rose Manor – With Thy Needle & Thread

2018 Shepherd’s Bush Retreat Piece

49 A Winter Rose Manor edit

Completely in love with this piece!

50 Sneaky Kitty edit
Dana C. – Sneaky Kitty Beaded Scissor Fob – Fern Ridge Collections
51 Monster Wonder Whale edit
MaryEllen B. – Monster Wonder Whale – Owl Forest Embroidery

The Kit came with a 32 ct. crème fabric, but Mary Ellen changed it to a 40 ct. light green fabric

52 Happy edit
Belinda B. – Happy – Teresa Kogut
53 Bursting Bulbs edit
Belinda B. – Bursting Bulbs – Threads that Bind
54 Deck the Halls edit
Maria K. – Deck the Halls – Satsuma Street
55 Indigo Lane edit
Maria K. – Indigo Lane – With Thy Needle & Thread

Maria finished this as a box finish and changed some of the color choices.

56 Mother and Baby edit
Don K. and Maria K. – Mother and Baby – Designer unknown
57 Needles Dance edit
Kim L. – Needles Dance – 2019 Market Collaboration Piece by Hands on Design, Ink Circles, Summer House Stitche Workes

Only offered by shops who took the class at market.

58 Not Today Satan edit
Sarah W. – Not Today Satan – Sarah designed this piece herself

And that’s it for our June meeting!  We don’t meet in July, but in August we’ll be having our annual stash sale.

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