Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Feeling extremely lucky!

This week has been busy with changing the shop around to Halloween. As many models come off the wall to make room for the spooky ones, I can only admire all the wonderful stitching. We are very Lucky at The Stitching Bee to have so many talented Stitchers share their work with all of us! The Bee is such a better place because of you!

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Olympic Challenge

Wow - this Olympic Challenge has been so exciting! Here are some pictures of finished pieces for the challenge!
I don't know how to insert the pictures correctly but I will learn!
JoAnn finished Haunted- Lizzie Kate bonus pattern on the mystery sample. Mona finished Summer Splender. Judi stitched a mate for her Gingerbread people! Donna was with us from Steven Point and finished the Mill Ornament! Sindy sent a picture of her beautiful Mill Hill Butterfly. Find that picture on The Stitching Bee Facebook!
Keep Stitching!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Olympic Challenge

                          Olympic Challenge
The summer olympic start this Friday July 27th and run through August 12th. Take the Olympic challenge! Pick out a new project, kit it up and stitch it during the Olympics. Do not start till opening ceremonies July 27 and you must finish it by August 12th. The Challenge is to complete the project by closing ceremonies. Then bring in your finished piece and receive an award at the end of the games! If you don't have a project I would be happy to help you kit one up this week!
Patrotic sale! In honor of the Olympics ~ all patriotic patterns will be on sale during the Olympics! 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Joy in the Journey!

Little House Needlework just came out with this pattern! It is one I will really have to do someday. My friend Judi has told me to enjoy the journey as I struggle to finish Autumn of Hawk Run. This is my third Hawk Run and I have done a lot of complaining and I am not done yet! I have 2 squares left and I am struggling to finish it. Right now I am taking a break to stitch a Wedding sampler and then will get back to Hawk Run. How many of us don't get distracted by other projects. I would love to be stitching on my Lizzie Kate Mystery piece but will fight to finish that Hawk Run and enjoy the journey but you will have to listen to me complain for a little longer!


Saturday, July 21, 2012

Chocolate chip cookies!

My friend Bill is in church every week by himself while is wife Eloise is at home fighting cancer. The outlook is not promising - and each week I give Bill a hug and we share a few tears, and say prayers for Eloise! So this week I'm bringing Bill a treat! Who doesn't like Chocolate chip cookies? If you have a chance say a prayer for Eloise! Thanks

Friday, July 20, 2012

Update from The Bee

                       May all our thoughts and prayers be we the people of  Arora Co. 

What came in New this week? There are a lot of plastic bags in. In fact there are some new long ones and some with handles. Stitch Happy totes have come in and we have pink and yellow.  With My Needle thimblePhoto: COUNTRY STITCHES - School Girl Sampler - Thimble Purse  CTS-CS90 - Retail $13.00 
have arrived. New patterns come in every week.Photo: The weekly new items section has been posted. Included in this week's post: Country Stitches, Needle Delights, Erica Michaels, Poppy Kreations, Summer House Stitche Workes, Stitch Happy, Tree of Life Samplings (Pictured: Beauty and Grace), and The Stitcherhood The Just Cross Stitch Halloween Magazine is flying out the door. One pattern was not in the issue but is on line at Just Cross stitch website under corrections. 
Don't forget to sign up for the Just Cross Stitch Christmas Ornament issue. We are expecting Blackbird Loose feather and the next Little House Ornament on Monday. 
This week at The Bee have been people from Michigan, Kansas and Ohio! What other States will visit this summer? Watch for the Olympic Challenge coming next Friday!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Happy 17th Annversary!

It has been 17 years since the doors of The Stitching Bee opened! Thank you for all of your support! It was an exciting day at The Bee with lots of Stitchers stopping in and sharing yummy cupcakes! There are still some left!
Thanks for the beautiful flowers!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Anniversary Sale!

The Stitching Bee will be completing 17 years in business on July 10th! It is because of all of your support that The Stitching is still open! Thank you! So to celebrate there is a sale all week! Take 20 percent off all in stock purchases July 9- 15th! There will be a sweet treat on July 10th for everyone who stops in!
Thanks. : )

Friday, July 6, 2012

Halloween Magazine!

Look what arrived at The Stitching Bee Today:  
      Photo: It's here!  The 2012 Halloween Collection from Just CrossStitch!  This speciall issue contains all new projects with full color photos and detailed charts and instructions.  There are 48 spooky designs!  Contact your local shop to order from us at!
Also Gentle Art threads came in! Thanks to JoAnn, Mary and Mona for helping get the threads checked in and on the wall! The Bee is open Saturday 10-1 and the air is on!! : )

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Here we go with New Technology

Blogging is my New Best friend! Thanks to Kim Austin for helping set me up! My website is now connected to my Blog and I will be blogging to keep you what is New at The Bee!