There are so many things which I enjoy about needlework. I especially enjoy those who have shared their stitching places. Seeing the creative spaces gave me courage to get out the pick and shovel and share my stitching space. I also enjoy reading about filing systems. For those of you who need a good belly laugh, now would be the time to grab your tummy and belt out a good laugh. By the time you finish reading about my filing system you will be scratching your head and saying to yourself: a). what filing system? b). no wonder this woman is never able to find anything
Most of my charts are filed alphabetically by the designer name. For example: Blackbird Designs, Carriage House, Chessie and Me.
Adam and Eve
I have not given up on my quest for an Adam and Eve wall. Adam and Eve designed samplers which have appealed to me, I have grouped together. When I am needing an Adam and Eve fix, I pull this file and study them: the colors, the linens, the overall design.
Since Grandmother Bessie taught me to appreciate each of the seasons, I love stitching seasonal pieces: spring/Easter, fall/Halloween/Thanksgiving, winter/ornaments, patriotic pieces of Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Labor Day.
PhD's or UFO's
I keep my projects half done together. Sometimes when I am feeling the need for a completed project, I look through this file.
Grandmother Bessie Themed Pieces
As the Grandmother Bessie sampler wall is more of a reality than the Adam and Eve wall, when I find pieces which will fit into the Grandmother Bessie theme wall, I group them together. For example: La D Da's Margaret Cottam is part of this grouping and Mecklenburg by Little by Little.
The Traveling Basket File
I am a terrible passenger, just ask AppleJack. I am easily bored, and yes I am one of those
I am one of those
There's my system and I'm sticking to it. Yes, there are times when I
Enjoy your belly laugh and then share your filing system.