Friday, January 9, 2015

Tammy for all Seasons on Day 1

With many of us experiencing BRRRRRR conditions,
how nice for us to embrace all SEASONS for the next couple of weeks..

Mary who has cheered us all on for this hop
deserves an applause for organization 
and keeping us all together. 
The warmth in her heart has been a delightful fuel
for our first hop of the year. 

The link is on our side bar for the whole schedule..

Here are our Tammy Creators, stitchers and applique artistes
Be sure to cheer them on...

January 9, 2015

How arT you?
Stitch and Quilt seems she is having trouble posting..stay tuned

may be on another day

WE are filled with Gratitude for Brooke Nolan and Cori Blunt
for creating wonderful patterns that will be showcased
on our Tammy Bags...
They really feed our motto this year for 

Every one of our blog hops this coming year
for this blog and sewwestitch.com
will introduce only new patterns, new collections
that you will be seeing here first.

Everyone had 4 choices from each designer to choose from..
WE certainly embraced a long lost love of Counted Cross Stitch
and Applique...I do believe it is here to stay...

Here is Brooke’s Spring Vintage Cross Stitch design
as well as Cori’s Pinny for my first Tammy Bag

If you require any of the patterns for either Brooke or Cori’s patterns
and the Tammy Bag...

Please let us know in an email to 

Ohhhhhhh and of course we have some SPONSORS. A LOT OF THEM....in fact... 
They were more than generous and we are filled with Gratitude for them 
as well for believing in YOU our wonderful creators of delightful projects..

All of our sponsors have active LINKS....

BEAM N READ ( led light)
Brooke's Books ( seasonal vintage counted cross stitch designs)
Chitter Chatter ( applique and embroidered pinnies)
DMC ( heads and aida cloth)
H.A.KIDD ( monaco fabric)
MsAppleHeart ( Tammy Bag Pattern)
READERS ( best readers on the market for those who need to see their patterns
up close and personal) 
SNAP SOURCE  ( great gadget for adding snaps to our bags)
Yarn TREE  ( q-snaps)

Each day we will feature what Wowed us for creativity and design...
2 of our ladies today had never even cross stitched before
and we were wowed at the very first attempts...
So BRAVO ladies....we hope you are on a new path....
and cross stitch will not frighten you away....

What wowed us today!

This lady poured her heart into every stitch...choosing this fall aida is a grand choice..
Note she changed the skirt and apron to fall colours and they are beautiful choices...
her Pinny a delight...and perfect for this very cold day....YOUR creative touches
really wowed us my sweet lady....

It pays to put your best forward....
Many have been surprised time and time again...

This weekend we will be announcing a NEW HOP for MARCH.....
stay tuned...


  1. Good morning, Lady Samm, I am so excited to see the bags in this hop! Although we are a small group todax, I already learned a LOT reading the other posts! The bags are looking fantastic, I really will have to stitch more of them :-)

  2. Beautiful work on display for today!!

  3. Even though I'm not taking part much right now...I am here lurking..lol and viewing things. never too far away....very very busy...so, will probably only join in a few this year. enjoy!!!!!

  4. Wow...we are off to a wonderful start. So looking forward to Monday...great hop idea Samm and beautiful patterns by Brooke and Cori.

  5. Lots of pretty Tammy's today!

  6. Isn't that just gorgeous Samm! I love fall and her fabric and color choices are just perfect. blessings, marlene

  7. The Tammy bags were wonderful. It was so nice to see one of each season.

  8. What a showing of the Tammy bags. This is one hop that I did not mine missing, since cross-stitching is not my thing, but after seeing what the first participents have accomplished, I might have to change my mind and put in down on my bucket list to do.

  9. Sew many beautiful creations today ... warms my heart on this cold and snowy day. Thanks to all! ... :) Pat

  10. great choice. I love every thing Jan did for her Fall. Perfect.

  11. Thank you Madame Samm. All three patterns were fun to work with.

  12. Some very nice stitching today. Love how they look different with the same pattern.

  13. I love the fall theme on this one !

  14. How beautiful! Love the hand bags, all the special stitching & Love Harry's hoops!

  15. A wonderful first day for the first hop of this New Year! Ahh,fall,my favorite time of year. Such a stunning Tammy it truly does Wow!

  16. Wow, what works of art today! I see lots of itchy fingers ready to cross stitch!

  17. Such wonderful designs for everyone to stitch. Fun!

  18. What a great first day. I love to see a little creative spin on the patterns and the fabrics these ladies chose are just right. I really need to find that light. Even with glasses, the right light makes such a difference. Your pattern holder is a want for my next project. After completing mine, I can see how hand that would be. Great hop!

  19. How cute that they incorporated cross stitch w/the sewing of those darling bags! Just darling!!


  20. A beautiful beginning to the new year with such pretty bags! ;)

  21. Such pretty choices for the top today.

  22. It's working! I can POST! Oh, Mdm. Samm and all you wonderful ladies & gents...I've been trying to post for weeks and haven't been able to. It looks like Google had an old phone number of mine and refused to budge until I updated that info. So, I apologize for being SOOO late to comment on all the goings-on here. Thank you Samm and everyone participating in this hop. You don't know how much it means to me that you're using my cross stitch designs for this. I'm LOVING what I'm seeing. Cori's pinnies are just adorable. I'm thrilled to be partnered with her in this designing venture. You are all so talented. I'm honored to be involved...Seriously...Not false modesty...I mean it from my heart. Looking forward to more stitchy fun in 2015 here and at sewwestitch.com ! Thanks again! Brooke ; )

  23. What a great start to this hop. Such beautiful bags and pinnies. Almost makes me want to take up cross stitching....almost ;)

  24. So glad to be back online myself.. Google and/or Blogger can be so mean sometimes... and I am sorry that I missed getting to post on day 1. I adore Brooke's patterns and will be working with several of them this year! and Cory's Pinnys are fabulous!


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