Friday, April 4, 2008

My New Blog Header

Some of you probably know that since I began my blog I've wanted to find out how people get such nice headers on theirs, but I've been unable to discover the secret. Yesterday I got an email from Staci's sister, who had taken some of the pictures from my blog and created a header for me! Staci had told her how much I liked the one she did for her, and so she took the time to make me one. I am so delighted with it! She picked the perfect font for my blog title (doesn't it look kind of like floss?) and my projects look great all lined up at the top. I'm so grateful to this talented person whom I've never met, and to Staci for her role in making this happen.

My needleroll is coming along, though one of those birds has been troublesome - I've frogged some or all of it three times! And I'm nervously watching one side of the linen, which I didn't stitch along (my sewing machine is broken) so it keeps losing threads. Hope I have enough left for putting the needleroll together. Of course it could be an excuse not to make it, but I promised myself I would try.

This morning I went to Borders and had coffee and read the British cross stitch magazines, which I enjoy perusing. Nothing caught my eye enough to buy one, but it was fun looking. And Borders had a copy of the Reader's Digest Big Book of Cross Stitch Design, so I got to see all the great designs that are in it. I didn't buy that either, but I have a small gift certificate to Amazon.com that just may end up being put to good use...

13 comments:

staci said...

Your header looks wonderful ;) Love your pics!

While I was drinking my coffee at home (alone!), I was wondering if you would get into trouble at Borders~LOL!!!

Those frogs sure are pesky little devils aren't they?!

Michele said...

What a nice thing for Staci's sis to do for you :)

I got the book wednesday at B&N .. I do love it so far :)

TinaTx said...

Love the new header! How sweet of her to do that for you.

Ruth Rachel Vendsel said...

I noticed your new header, too- what a sweet an unexpected gift! I also enjoy looking through the mags for kicks whenever I am in the bookstore.

Laura said...

It's beautiful, Michele!! I'm so pleased you were able to get a new header set up.

Wish we could browse a bookstore together again soon! In the meantime, I owe you an email! :)

Love,
Laura

Kathy said...

Wonderful header. Does such a good job of showing off your stitching accomplishments.

Keep that frog away from your stitching.

Sally said...

Love your new header Michele! Staci's sister did a wonderful job!

Sharon said...

Looks great!

Carol R said...

What a great header - Staci's sister did a great job!

Kim B said...

I love it! How nice of Staci and her sister! It really gives your blog that special touch :)

Chiloe said...

I love your header ;)

K in NY said...

Ooh, the new header is so cute! I stitched the apple too, how much fun are the JBW french country designs to stitch up?

Carolien said...

Hello Michele,

Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog! And yes, I will continue!!! I am glad you sent me a message, because I can visit yours now too. The coming days I will have a look, but what I saw in a glimpse, you make beautiful things!

Greetings, Carolien