A wonderful little LNS is Stitch Niche. I went there this evening to do a book
signing, figuring to sell a dozen or maybe twenty books -- I sold 69 in a
little under two hours. And I met some wonderful people. The place was packed
with people, some working on projects. I just love to sit and talk with
stitchers and see what people are working on. Bitsy came in and showed me some
of her Terrance Nolan patterns, including two of the most charming chickadees
I've ever seen and the fabulous Spike the Kingfisher. She is an extraordinary
stitcher, and a nice woman. And Kathy, the owner, is very charming and kind --
she had Christmas cookies and hot apple cider on hand, plenty for everyone.
There was a woman named Betsy there, too, a knitter, who put me very much in
mind of my own Betsy Devonshire, who knits when she wants to ponder the clues
to a ***.
Everyone seemed to think the Naniboujou counted pattern is fine. Bitsy offered
to stitch it for me to use as a sample, bless her.
Problem is, we have only a very few books for the signing at Cross-Stitch
Corner on Saturday -- but of all the problems to have, this is the cheeriest.
We're going to see if we can get more.
God save Texas!
aka Monica Ferris
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, nobody knows what
they are. -Somerset Maugham