January 13, 2014

January Releases. . . . . .

New for 2014!  The patterns will head to our distributors later this week.  

First up is our sweet heart (pun intended), the February Calendar Girl. 
She is dressed in wintry pinks. . . .doesn't she look "lovely?"  

Can you guess what the coloring of the March Calendar Girl will be?

Next is "Hands to Work" which comes from a saying I see on Vonna's blog all of the time, "Hands to Work, Hearts to God."  I believe from a little research that the saying is attributed to the Shaker's.  

My rendition looks a little like Bo Beep I guess.  Tiny sheep are precious.  For those of you going through Little Sheep Virtue withdrawals, this is for you!

The third design is in our new line of designs, Tumbleweeds.  You can see it here:  THE JOURNEY

I will be updating the web site this week and sharing the supply lists with you then.

I am excited to begin a new year, setting aside the difficulties of the past and only looking forward.  Thank you all again for hanging in there with us as we climbed the mountains of the latter half of the year!

Happy Stitching!


  1. I love the February girl !! I'm starting this week with the January girl, when I'm finish with the first of Frosty Forest... can't keep up with you two girls ;-)
    Just finished a part of Colonial Homes for stitching on a linen piece that fits on the wooden DMC cabinet and that is turned out sooo beautiful !!

    I think the March girl has something green, maybe with a bit of orange or purple?

    Hands to work is also a beauty, just as the journey one.

  2. Anonymous1:22 PM

    I love the Feb girl. The hands to work design is beautiful! Vonna has done a great job of finishing! She is amazing, she is an inspiration!

  3. Oh, I LOVE the Calendar Girl, and the Journey of course...each time I see it I think about Ron. But the "Hands to Work, Heart to God" my oh my oh my! That is perfection to a T :)

  4. I love your Calendar Girl series (and I'm still behind on the Sheep Virtues).

    Of course you know I love "Hands to Work" too. That one is exactly the style I love to stitch. Love the little sheep!

  5. Just received my last sheep , I shall be sorry to see these end Diane as they are so sweet. I have signed up for Calendar Girls auto so shall be im(patiently) waiting . Love the new one Hands to work,shall have to ask for birthday gift I think as I am supposed to be on the wagon this year. Hope the New Year is so much better for you , you give so much joy through your designing it is only fair your life runs smoothly now. Huggles for Gracie from my Oliver who is a goldie too.

  6. Love the new designs :o)

  7. How can I get the pattern for Hands At Work? I would love to do this as a gift.

    1. Please contact your local shop or internet shop to order. They have not yet reached our distributors but will be there by the end of next week.

      Happy Stitching,

  8. Anonymous2:23 PM

    Loving all the new releases:)).

  9. loving the calendar girls!!!

  10. Loving this series,I've done January, just finished up February and waiting for March to come into my LNS. I think April will be for Easter.



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