New "Sketches from Nature" Embroidery Book

I am very happy that my embroidery and watercolor book is finished. It seemed to take most of my time for awhile. I put 24 embroidery designs in it along with lots of watercolor florals. The embroidery book is a collection of all my embroidery booklets - tulip embroidery, sketches from nature embroidery, daisy embroidery, and garden cart embroidery. It has a finished project of each category to show what the design looks like stitched up. I am publishing another book with my desert ghost town drawings in it that I have collected in my journals since my children were little. Very excited about that. It should be finished very soo. I have also been getting ready for the online Needlework Show in September. Wow, almost need another vacation.
I have the new Amy Butler design book and I have been slowly perusing it in the evening for relaxation. I love it because it is very different and fresh and brings lots of ideas to my brain. I got a couple other sewing books too - "Simple Sewing with a French Twist" which is very fun and different; I really like to see new projects and different styles. "Romantic Home Sewing" is just very pretty and I love pretty!
Summer has been very fast and fun and school starts in just two weeks. Surely I will have a little more time then, but maybe not - my teenage taxi service will be going full time again! I will be writing much more now that I have a little more free time.


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