I am having one of those "feeling like a grown-up" weeks. My older daughter graduated from Kindergarten this week. Even though Kindergarten is not what it was when I was a child (remember play time & naps-GONE) it still feels like a big milestone. By the way, did you have homework in Kindergarten? I certainly did not but my daughter sure did, sometimes taking an hour or so to complete.
For an end of the year present I decided to put my new hobby to use and made a little piece for the teacher. I used a free pattern from, duh, freepatternsonline.com. Just a very simple red apple and I added some text in back stitch around it. I put it a little magnet frame and voila, my third finish.
I have also started work on the New York Mets logo that my husband asked me to make. I am using Gentle Art Sampler Thread in Bittersweet for the Orange and will use Crescent Colors Granny Annie for the blue (c'mon package carrying thread-come to mommy). I am stitching it on 16 ct Fiddlers Cloth. I have not yet decided whether or not I will just leave it as is or stitch the background portions of white that the pattern called for. This is what I have so far: