Tis the Season!

Melissa Shirley Tree Topper Angel
Melissa Shirley Tree Topper Angel
Melissa Shirley Tree Topper Angel

 

Melissa Shirley Tree Topper Angel
Melissa Shirley Tree Topper Angel

 

Merry Christmas from The Point of It All! I always like to stitch a seasonally-appropriate canvas so right now I’m working on a tree topper (for next year’s Christmas tree). This is a Melissa Shirley canvas on 13 mesh, though it also comes on 18. I used mostly Balger plus Neon Rays for the holly, wool for the hair, and silk for the face. Then I added beads, lots of beads! The fur hem of her dress is uncut turkey work done in Fuzzy Stuff. Right now I’m just finishing up the green sacrifice rows on the front side.

The POIA girls saw how much fun I was having with this piece that both Grace and Anna have ordered the canvas and Molly is thinking about it!

Be sure to check out our calendar at www.tpoia.com to see our holiday hours. Today we will be open from 10 to 1:59 (hint, hint Laurie and I want to leave right at 2 pm!)

Happy stitching,
Susan

We’re off to see the wizard

How cute are these mini Wizard of Oz characters?! Objectively adorable! New from Kathy Schenkel. Make them into little tiny stand-ups or turn them into ornaments for your Oz Christmas tree…wait, you don’t have a Wizard of Oz tree…shameful!

Lots of opportunities to use different fibers…Fuzzy Stuff for the Cowardly Lion; Balger for the Ruby Slippers; Neon Rays Ribbon for Dorothy’s pinafore; Petite Peluche for Toto…oh so much fun to stitch!

I know I’m not supposed to take home every canvas that arrives at the shop but sometimes it’s soooo hard to resist. (Note to husband: Chris, honey, I’m really trying to restrain myself…but do NOT look in my lunch box tonight!)

Happy stitching,
Susan