Tuesday, December 18, 2012

If the crown fits...

Greetings from not so warm and not so sunny Arizona.  It's currently 58 degrees, and the dogs and I are all gathered around the heater in the craft room today.  This will be my last release for 2012.  It's called Queen of quite a lot.  The pin pillow measures 111w X 66h, and was stitched on 40ct. Legacy from Colorscapes Picture This Plus using NPI silk.  Threads needed are:  993, 414, 823, 448, 104, & 474 or DMC (conversion provided on chart) 310, 699, 797, 817, 3837, & 3852

The small pre-made tassels were found at JoAnn's.  The crown pins, I made.  I'm fairly certain I found the charms at Hobby Lobby.  I've had them awhile.  Anyway, I simply glued on to dressmaker pins.  Any jeweled pins would be cute.  Charts are being shipped this week. 

As the year comes to a close, I want to sincerely thank you for your support, kind words, and enthusiasm for my designs this past year and a half.  I feel so blessed to be able to do this as my "job"!
I know (because I hear the hints and outright demands, lol) that some of you are looking forward to the Rachel Howells sampler.  She is up first in 2013.

Our vet had an open house this weekend.  I couldn't resist taking these three to see Santa.  Poor little Scarlett was having none of it.  I couldn't get her to sit any closer for anything.  I wonder what they asked for?

25 comments:

Margaret said...

OMG! I love that pic of the pups with Santa! lol! So cute! Poor Scarlet. lol! And you know I love the new design. And that I can't wait for Rachel!!!! Happy holidays!

Patti-Rocky Mtn Stitcher said...

Priceless! :)

Laurie in Iowa said...

Poor Scarlet... she doesn't look happy at all.

Mugwump Woolies said...

What a hoot!
Merry Christmas!
Robyn

robindefender said...

Cute pattern! And the doggies and their Santa photo are cute too.

marly said...

Poor Scarlett! How cute their "outfits" are! Thank you for provided great designs in 2012 and we look forward to more.

Catherine said...

Santa looks about as happy as Scarlett!! Love the new design!

Jodi S said...

Love the new design! I will have to look for that because I have a friend that it would be perfect for! The dogs are soooo cute with Santa! I bet they asked for some treats!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

Wonderful pin pillow and awesome job on those pins! Great pic of the poochies and you're right -I can't wait for Rachel!!!

Sharon said...

What a cool design! Love that and will be getting it asap! Merry Christmas!

Carole said...

Love "Queen of Quite A Lot""......Know several people this would be a great gift for....your pooches are darling!

Annemarie said...

Aww, don't you just love those little furry critters? Just popped in to say I adore that new design!

moosecraft said...

That is the BEST Santa for pictures ever! The pups are so cute! You keep designing, we'll keep stitching! ;-) Merry Christmas!

Fiona said...

Cute design and your puppies look so sweet with Santa. Stay warm. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Fiona said...

Cute design and your puppies look so sweet with Santa. Stay warm. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Vonna Pfeiffer said...

It is darlingly done Tanya :)
And your poochies look at the one smiling :)

Cari said...

Love the Christmas pic...your Boston's are adorable!! I love your newest design and surely look forward to many more in 2013. Merry Christmas !!

Lynn D said...

I love the Queen design. Your designs make me happy.

~Lynn
Alabama

Paulette said...

Oh my gosh, Scarlett is a hoot! Poor girl! Loved the picture! And of course, I love your new release.. as I love everything you design!

Paulette

Unknown said...

Such a cute new design! Must have it. And the pic of the dogs is so cute!

Teresita said...

Muy bonito! Felicidades!

Adria said...

Great dog photo! We have three, two golden labs and a new rescue, beagle hound mix. Your new chart is perfect for me, as my kids years ago gave me the nickname of "Queen Babe Mom". Looks like it would be fun to stitch. Ain't wait to order!

Karoline said...

Your new design is lovely & the photo of the dogs & Santa is too cute!

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas

Nyperosa said...

I love and like the little queen pillow : )
Regards from Norway.

Kerri said...

I'd love to put this in my craft room, but one look inside and it is quite obvious I have quite a lot!