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Sunday, December 4, 2016

The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe 4th Day of Christmas give a aways.

Check out the website of The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe and enter Nancy's Give a way. Today she is a hand made sewing necessaire to give away!
Lots of lace trims, a hand made button and charm bag filled with goodies, needle pages with my signature large floral pin. Even a skein of my floss is included.






Antique brown floral, antique blue floral, red and cream, the giving quilt.....so many! I am always very busy and this week is no exception. Lots of gifts being made.....where are the elves????
I could put a dozen to work!

So tell me your favorite color for a necessaire....and I will send you one if your name is drawn on December 16th.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

The third day of Give a Ways at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe

On the third day of Christmas Santa Nancy is giving away a box of Christmas floss! 12 skeins, 20 yards each, beautiful Christmas colors to stitch lots of wonderful projects.

Check it out at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe.
 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Second Day of give of ways at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe.

Second Day of Christmas give-away! at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe. Check it out



For each day I will tell you what the gift will be from the 1st through the 12th. You can enter each day.
Rules:   You must be a follower. Click to follow by Faithful Friends. You must post a comment each day (no complaining....this is fun!) that you want to enter. ****Post on your blog, Facebook or stitching group and get 100 more entries!
The drawings announcing the winners will begin on December 13th and go through the 24th.
 
Today's gift is a special one! Did you think it was for you? No.....it is for your best friend!!!!! I am all about sharing with others and this give-away is no exception. I will give a $25 gift certificate for your friend to select from any merchandise I have in my shop. I will explain the details to your friend after they win. Don't tell me your friend's name now.......it's a secret. After you win you will tell me in an email.
 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Twelve Days of Christmas at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe

Nancy at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe is at it again this year.
Welcome to The Twelve Days of Christmas at The Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe. Each year I have the pleasure of playing Santa and giving away a gift each day for twelve days. If you are new to my blog I will explain how it works.

For the next twelve days I will tell you each day what the gift will be. You can enter each day. You must be a follower. Click to follow by Faithful Friends at the right. You must post a comment each day that you want to enter. Post on your blog , stitching group or Facebook and get 100 more entries!
Then, starting on the 13th, I will announce the winner for each day through the 24th. You will need to check back to see if you were a winner as I truly don't have time to hunt you down! lol
Posting each day for 24 days in December keeps me busy enough.
I ship worldwide so all my followers can enter.

Today's gift is your favorite colors of floss!! You tell me your favorite colors and I will send a nice selection in a gift box for you. Floss is always the favorite give-away around here. The winner will be drawn and announced on the 13th so be sure to check back.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving and blog update

Wishing all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. I will be enjoying Thanksgiving with my family at my Nephew and his family at their new home in the country.
I have been stitching on ornaments for Christmas gifts and the final fourth Little Women in the series for my niece. Therefore, my usual rotation of 15 has been a little slow right now. I have also been in 3 ornament exchanges and loving it. First Friendly Stitchers group has an unfinished ornament exchange and what fun. My partner was Mary and this is what I got from her and what I sent to Mary.
She sent several options for finishing and here is how I finished it.

 This is what I sent to Mary and the backing to go with it.
This is the ornament and the card and goodies I sent my partner in the 123 stitched group

This is the ornament and goodies I received from my partner. The stitched piece inside of the watch is so neat. It makes me want to do a few of them.

This is the progress on Amy , the fourth one in the Little Women Series by Bookes Books that I am stitching for my niece. This series has been fun to stitch as the colors are so great.
Also, finished another sled ornament "The Church" by Foxwood Crossings and made it into an ornament. I donated it to my friends Church Bazaar.
Here are the two ornaments that I am stitching on for gifts this year.
This is Christmas 2014 Doodle by Blueladie Designs
 This one is: Christmas Cheer by Country Cottage Needleworks
I ever put a few stitchers in a few WIPs from my rotation.
Snowman and Friends Christmas stocking-Gold Collection Kit
 This is the July Calendar Girl by Little House Needleworks
 Robin with nest -Button Up Birdes 3 by Cathy @Victoria Sampler
Now for stitching today.
Happy a great week.
Joyce
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Victorian Motto Shoppe new give away and floss club.

Nancy at Victorian Motto Shoppe********LETS DO A GIVE-AWAY!!!! I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE A PERFECT GIFT FOR ONE OF THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS I HAVE EACH YEAR. YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS. I will give one free month to a lucky winner. 12 skeins boxed!
She is starting a floss club, check it out.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Blog Update including finishes

October has come and gone and now it is November. Enjoying seeing all the fall and Thanksgiving decorations including all of the wonderful Cross stitching finishes. There are so many great stitchers around to enjoy their stitching. I have finished a couple of more ornaments that will be Christmas Gifts. I have a few more to go yet.
Here are the ones that I have finished:
Beth-Little Women Series by Bookes Books is now on its way to the framer. It has a place reserved on the wall. This is my niece that I am stitching them for. She is excited for the complete set.

Sled ornaments by Foxwood Crossing. They are quick to stitch and make great gifts.



This is "October Weather Poem" by Sue Cook and were in the 2000 issues of Britian's #1 Cross Stitch Magazine. I have completed 5 and have 7 to go.

The few WIPs I managed to stitch a few stitches on were:
Texas Cowboy Boot-The 12 days of a Texas Christmas by Redbird Designs.
 
 This is the August Baseball Snowman by Vermillion.
Can you see the glove?
Time to get busy and stitch the evening away.
Have a great week all.
Joyce