Something to hang in my new craft room!
Do you see what I see? Yes folks, that's metallic floss, and if you've worked with it, you already know it can be a booger, but Jacquie is the "metallic floss whisperer". No really, she is. Click here for additional proof.
And lookie there! This trim is vintage ribbon pulled from Jacquie's stash. I feel honored, I know the torture of cutting into a treasured bit of stash. It goes so perfectly with this piece, for a minute I thought she embroidered that too!
So here's a little peek at a developing corner of my craft room. You can see the stitched monogram I talked about last week, as well as the corner of my chair covered in the first quilt I ever made. Soon this corner will fill up with many more embroidered pieces, some of which I've made, and some of which I've received from stitchy pals, and in swaps. It will be a wall of happiness to be sure!
This wasn't all the package had in it, oh no. Jackson (you can call her that, it's cool.) also sent me two notebooks she made herself, crafted from the cardboard packaging of a of beer we both dig (Lagunitas IPA, yo!), a very awesome biography of Jerry Garcia that I didn't have (woo!) and lovely, ready-to-stitch, stamped, embroidery set. So much goodness in one box!
I should have blogged about this a long time ago, I hung the embroidered piece on the wall the very night I opened the box! It's so perfect for me. Jackson isn't just a metallic floss wizard, she's a mind reader. Fact.
Allrighty then, I better hit the hay. Being a night owl and having an early morning schedule are the banes of my existance. Tomorrow will be a good day though, know how I know? It's only supposed to be in the high 70's and I'm riding the Vespa to work, yeehaw! That's a good start to any day.
See ya on the flip side!