Last year’s Nashville Market (2015) included the book In Friendship’s Way which included a number of delightful designs by Barb Adams and Alma Allen, the two ladies who make up Blackbird Designs. There were several designs in the book I wanted to stitch so I ordered the floss for stitching:
- Honeycomb Basket
- Welcome Dear August
- The Winter is Past
- Button Box
I even ordered the boxes for finishing a couple of the designs and another stitcher sent me the baskets needed for completing Honeycomb Basket.
Fast forward a year and I am now getting ready to stitch some smaller projects so picked up this book and the floss.
First one I will be stitching is Welcome Dear August in memory of my Daddy, Adrian Lee Little. I’ll substitute Adrian for August and add his birthdate. I’m going to finish it as a small memory rather than the box pictured on the front of the book.
And my progress as of today March 25th 2016.
Finished stitching Welcome Dear August on March 30, 2016
Welcome Dear August finished as a small pillow.
And from the same book, The Winter is Past
Started stitching March 31, 2016 and finished April 6, 2016. I made some minor changes filling in the top left side border and using the alphabet and numbers for Welcome Dear August to add my husband’s mothers name and birthdate.
Winter is past finished as a small pillow.