Friday, August 5, 2011

Always Hope for Breast Cancer survivors

The past two weeks have been more than stressful. For a while there, I thought I would never get my creative block induced by it, back again. I've picked up the needle for a few stitches in a small LHN project but not enough to show. I've been quite busy trying to get some things in some kind of non-chaos mode, if that is possible. I want to thank each of you who wrote encouraging comments. Each one was read with great thankfulness. Sometimes, I have to jump start my creative block by designing something brand new. Something that you too may find helpful and can apply it to your own life.

I actually designed this last year and the year has rolled back so fast, filled with just surviving in this economy.

I hope you can use it and accept it as a token of thankfulness from my heart.

October is not far away and Breast Cancer Awareness month is always close to my heart so this design was quite easy last year to add to my portfolio. I have not stitched it myself but would like to.

Always Hope
designed by Feathers in the Nest
copyright 2011

linen of choices

pink, green and gold threads of choice.

This will probably be the fresh start I need.


P.S. There are 2 days left for the Gingher scissor giveaway for memory of Caylee Marie Anthony's birthday, August 6th.
If interested in these beautiful scissors sitting on my desk, still in unopened package, just enter as a follower on the July 6th posting, for a random draw on August 7th.

till later God Bless each and every one of you,


  1. This is a beautiful chart!!. I´ll stitching it with a lot love. Thanks for your generosity, Jennifer.

  2. What a great cause for a freebie. Thanks so much!!

  3. Beautiful Breast Cancer Awareness Sampler, I am glad your mojo is coming back for me not stitching is like being ill and trying to get well.
    I hope all is well your way.
    Thank-you for the beautiful Sampler I will stitch it soon.

  4. Thank you Jennifer for this beautiful chart. I hope you keep up your creative work. Yes life gets in the way sometimes, keep the faith and your hope:)

  5. some days are harder then others-we just have to keep moving forward Jennifer. Best of luck to you through your struggles.~~Rain
    you're in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. I'm so glad I see you posting. :)
    The Breast Cancer Awareness design is very beautiful.
    Hopefully your life becomes less stressful soon.

  7. Jennifer,
    So good to see a post from you! I hope things are improving for you.
    This is such a beautiful piece that you designed! I've printed it off already. Thank you for sharing.

  8. It sure was good to hear from you. You were missed.
    I hope things are better, and thank you for another beautiful design.

  9. Thank you for the perfect chart.... here's hoping it brings back peace and a sembalance of balance to your family.
    Positive thoughts and many thanks!

  10. Thank you for the beautiful freebie. I always love reading your blog. You are such a creative and inspiring artist. We all have time where we just need a break to find our selves. (((Hugs))).

  11. So glad you are back - you were really missed. The chart is just beautiful! I have a friend who is a survivor and I think I may make it for her or else in honor of my mom who lost her battle June 2010. thank you for being you and I hope things are looking up for you and yours.
    Hugs Rose

  12. What a lovely piece you have created.
    Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

  13. Thank you so much for this beautiful freebie. I hope to stitch it for our local fund raising drive.

  14. Dear Jennifer,
    Thank-you so much for this beautiful chart. I have missed you while you have been away, but I have been thinking of you daily and praying that somewhere you can find the peace you need to continue from one day to the next. You are a stong person Jennifer and a beautiful designer and I really appreciate all you add to my own life. Here is a hug from CA.

  15. Thank you for the great little design. You are so creative and generous to share your creativity. Sometimes life gets more that a little overwhelming, but it is good to remember that we can only control how we react to situations, not the situations themselves.

  16. Wishing you less stressful days! Thank you for the beautiful freebie.

  17. What a pretty chart and so sweet of you to do such a SPECIAL giveaway!!! Glad to see you back!!

  18. Thanks for the pretty freebie Jennifer.
    It was good to see a post from you.
    Pat-pat for Abbie too.

  19. So glad to hear that you are feeling better, Jennifer. Your lovely Breast Cancer Awareness sampler will be stitched lovingly, as a tribute to so many brave women who fight this difficult condition every day.

    Blessings and Prayers to You.


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