So I have been working on a guide for a customer that had swirling snow in the toe of the stocking. I wanted to use the Round Bargello stitch that I shared with you last week but it was too big so I started adjusting.
I started with making the center motiff smaller and then made the bars shorter and deleted some. What I came up with is below "Mini Round Bargello".
Tony Minieri gets in town today and will be teaching in the store from July 31 through August 8th.
He will be back in September for 2 classes and we do have openings in both:
Back to Basics 2 and Slava
Visit the website for more information
New canvas have also been put up in the Web Store
On a sadder note, I lost my beloved Cassandra last Wednesday. She was only 7 and it has left a huge void in my life. I will miss her terribly.
A Parting PrayerDear Lord, please open your gates
and call St. Francis
to come escort this beloved companion
across the Rainbow Bridge.
Assign her to a place of honor,
for she has been a faithful servant
and has always done her best to please me.
Bless the hands that send her to you,
for they are doing so in love and compassion,
freeing her from pain and suffering.
Grant me the strength not to dwell on my loss.
Help me remember the details of her life
with the love she has shown me.
And grant me the courage to honor her
by sharing those memories with others.
Let her remember me as well
and let her know that I will always love her.
And when it's my time to pass over into your paradise,
please allow her to accompany those
who will bring me home.
Thank you, Lord,
for the gift of her companionship
and for the time we've had together.
And thank you, Lord,
for granting me the strength
to give her to you now.
- © Brandy Duckworth, 1998