Aug 10, 2009

Welcome to my Blog

I would like to extend a welcome to all visitors to this blog. I enjoy knowing that my love of Art is interesting enough for you to visit me. I have always enjoyed most forms Arts....I have always been involved in one form or another...
I love color so from an early age my favorite Aunt Mary on her visits (which were not as often as I would like) inspired me by starting me off by teaching me to learn embroidery... she would help me make dolls dresses and then bring out her box of flosses... Beautiful rich colors, a little girls treasure trove and embroider each dress with simple flowers, hearts etc.... she also taught me the simple first steps to crocheting...again simple stitches but definitely my introduction to needlework...
Growing up I was always involved in one form or another with colors through my love of crafts.
I married became a mother of 3 (1 girl 2 boys) and used what I knew to crochet their first blankets, simple caps and booties... I made my daughter a beautiful crochet dress that I wish I still had.
My sons each had their goodies too. My love of Cross Stitching I think has been the one (besides collecting and making my own stuffed teddy bears) that fed that love of colors. So many designers love colors and use them in a variety of themes.
Here I will share with you my cross stitching projects, some ATC's (Artist Trading Cards) and some scrap booking.... I invite you to leave a comment on this post if you so choose... thank you for reading... enjoy

7 comments:

Kathy A. said...

Well, Nana welcome to this wonderful world of blogging. You will meet so many wonderful stitchers through your blog and you will make some new friends.
I admire you for picking up a much loved hobby even in pain. Keep up the stitching. Look forward to watching your progresses.
Kathy A

Hazel said...

Hi Nana! Just popping over from Let's Stitch. Just to say that if you like the Weihenburg quaker I am doing - it is a free design at the moment. Go here http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wiehenburg-samplers/
you may need to become a member of the yahoo group. Then go to Files then onto AAAMystery Sampler and it's there. xx

Nana said...

Thank you all...
Kathy kind words, yes blogging is fun.. cross stitch is my love..so onward I will go, thank you for the encouragement.

Hazel thank you for tip...I just went by and joined the group waiting approval..fingers crossed...should I get the sampler mI just might start it for the challenge...Do I dare? lol

stitching hugs

Nana

Lizzy said...

It's lovely to meet you, Nana and welcome to the wonderful world of blogging! I so enjoyed visiting your blog... and like Kathy said, you will meet so many kind and lovely ladies through our love of stitching and crafts! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your crafty handwork and following your stitching progress...

{{{Hugs}}}

Penny said...

Welcome I love the blog and should I get enough finishes to have a slide show I will do that I love the way it works.

her87monte said...

Hi Nana.... thanx so much for checking out my blog and for your kind words.... your work is just beautiful.... I'll be checking back often.... I have added myself as a follower so I can keep up with you.... again, lovely work....

Claire

Wendy said...

Hi Nana,

I'm Wendy from Belgium. I just found your blog and you make very nice things. I also love to do cross stitching, but also scrapbooking, cardmaking, patchwork, bearmaking, etc.... all kind of things which is creatif. It's nice to watch other people's blog and the nice work they are doing. I will come back to visit your blog again.

Greetings from Belgium,
Wendy