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Jacki
Philadelphia
Creating, every day, with coffee always close at hand.
Interests: cross stitch, card making, scrapbooking, project life, reading, running, lifting, baking, gluten-free, primal, paleo
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Welcome fall! I feel like yesterday it was March and I was losing my mind at work, and next Thursday it's Thanksgiving already. This Thursday, they're calling for snow in the forecast. I say no thank you and good day. Snow is inappropriate for this time of year. I better... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
Thank you, Sherry! I hope you add this one to your pile - it's gorgeous and it's such a fun stitch.
Hi Robin! Thank you! This was so fun to stitch. I feel like I say that about so many pieces that I do, but this one really was. I agree - I want the whole alphabet! Thank you for the suggestion about the Best Press. I may have to grab some of that and give it a try! Have a great week!
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Hello friends! It's finally warming up to feel more like summer, and I'm loving every second. The past two weeks I've taken a break from Christmas stitching (my favorite kind of stitching, no matter the time of year), and worked on CE Cricket "Be Ye Thankful". I was feeling the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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I don't know about you guys, but there is a serious case of cabin fever in our house. Winter will not let go. Yesterday, we had G O R G E O U S summer-like weather, and today, it's chilly and rainy. Perfect stitching weather, although I really am anxious... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
Hello friends. Good Lord it's been a while. Fall came and went. Christmas came and went. New Year's came and went. And now Easter is fast approaching, which means spring has to be right around the corner, right? It does't seem like it with yet another Nor'easter looming for Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2018 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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Nov 22, 2017
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Oct 8, 2017
Hi Marie! I absolutely love your DD albums every year, and I had the same anxiety about three-four years ago that got me off the "document every single day" track. I document the entire Christmas season and New Year's, not just the 25 days. For my family, the Christmas season starts the day after Christmas with a trip to downtown Philly for the light show at the old Wanamaker's building. That's still in November, so when I decided I wanted to capture all of it, that's when I moved off of the 25 days and just documented everything as it came. I can't wait to see your album! I love the things you've put together so far. I'm hoping to get some new Christmas-themed embellishments and journal cards to spruce things up a bit this year, plus use up some of my stash.
Toggle Commented Sep 1, 2017 on Plans for my December Album at Stitch In Time
Hi, Charlene!! I'm so glad you found my blog :-) I feel your pain! I really, really do! I recently was able to start a new block after re-stitching one of the two blocks that were wrong, so I plan to get an update out to you all soon!
Robin!! I cant' believe i missed this comment! As soon as I saw that you said that the final Christmas Quaker piece came out, I dropped everything and ran to my LNS and snagged one. It's in my (ever-growing) to-do pile!! Hope you're having a great weekend!
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Well, friends. Here we are in August! I can hardly believe it. We've had some blistering hot days, but the past few days have been less humid with cooler days coming next week. Summer so far has been busy; the weekends have been packed with activities, with work keeping the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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Aug 5, 2017
thank you, Robin!! you always leave the sweetest comments. i always look forward to them! i hope you had a great weekend, and hope you have a great remainder of the week!!
thank you, sue!! i hope you have a wonderful summer, too!!
Hey Robin!! Thank you!! i haven't heard of that book, either. i will have to check it out!! thank you!!
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2017 on Bookstore | Cross Stitch at Coffee and Cross Stitch
OMG it's been SO bad. my poor abandoned blog. i've never heard of those books - i'll have to check them out! thanks!
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2017 on Bookstore | Cross Stitch at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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Summer just kinda lends itself to patriotic stitching, doesn't it? The summer holidays honoring our veterans, those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms, and those who volunteer to continue to protect us and the freedoms we have help keep us in that patriotic mood. At least for me... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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Over the past couple of months, I've had two people contact me after seeing pieces I've stitched here on my lil' ol' blog, asking for help. I cannot even begin to tell you how much that means to me. I've been neglecting my blog so much this past year, yet... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Coffee and Cross Stitch
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Mar 5, 2017
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Mar 5, 2017
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I swear it was last week that I was down in New Orleans, taking a billion pictures of gorgeous houses draped in Spanish moss in the Garden District. No, really. Yet, here we are, spring is in the air, and Ash Wednesday is next week. Time flies, my friends. So,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Coffee and Cross Stitch