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Christmas Ornaments

Hi all! I’ve been keeping myself busy stitching. This year my goal is to be consistent and keep up with as much as I can. Not always so easy, as you know, but I’m in there trying. My main focus is keeping steady with my creative adventures, both drawing and stitching. For my stitching work, …

End of summer

Hi everyone! Here we are at the tail end of summer. I hope it stretches out for you as long as possible. I’ve spent most of my summer resting in an effort to get energy back. It’s slow progress, but most of my symptoms have died slowly. But I still have a pain in my …

Summer of Stitching

Welcome to Summer of Stitching here at The Floss Box. It’s been a spring like no other, and the rest of the year will likely follow in suit. Lives have been turned over and changed in a short space of time, and the old “normal” may never return. I have been ill with the virus …

Picking up the thread again

Sometimes it just happens. You’re going along doing something, working on a project, creating something, following a routine, then you break it. Maybe it’s intentional, but lots of times, I find, I just slip away from something. Or it’s based on a thought, a judgment that is not really especially good. Like deciding I’m not …

Christmas Decorating

It’s not long now until the stockings are stuffed and cookies set out for Santa. It’s time for some decorating around here too. Things are different this year. I’ve been so busy this fall creating and writing. At some points I’ve been overwhelmed by all I’m trying to do. There is never enough time to …

Painting and embroidery

Both are my great creative loves. I’ve had periods where I burn for one of them, and I’ve had long periods of rest from them too. These are often caused by some block, a limitation that creates a can’t-do mentality. I hope you aren’t afflicted by this, but if you are there is a way …

Embroidery Biscornu

Last post I showed off my cross stitch biscornu. I’ve also worked on making embroidery biscornu too, although I don’t have nearly so many completed. They are the same basic shape. The only difference is that I don’t make back stitch around the edge like for cross stitch biscornu, so I do the whip stitch …