Ah, Blogger, how you frustrate me. I uploaded my photos for this post, expecting them to be in the order reverse of how they are actually appearing. I don't feel like spending time trying to figure out how to fix it, so just start at the bottom and scroll up for the effect I was hoping to achieve.
I stitched up this little heart this week and am very pleased with it. It's from the For My Friend booklet by Blackbird Designs. It's supposed to be a pincushion, but I stuffed it with poly-fil instead of crushed walnuts and added a thread hanger. This will soon be on its way to a friend in Alabama who is undergoing breast cancer treatments. I don't think she reads this blog, but if she does happen to see this, well, surprise! Watch for it in your mailbox!
Here it is, after stitching was completed, but before I made it into an ornament: