Just call me josie grossie

December 8, 2010

No, but really.  Needlepointing runs in our family.  I remember stitching canvases with thickety thick yarn and creating everything from tote bags to pillows when I was a little girl.  That still adorn our house.  Our mom even needlepointed stockings for allll of the children in our family (and thats a lot).  Over the past few years, I have made made my boyfriend a few needlepoint belts that he loves (above).  And his friends are reallly jealous, let me tell ya.  I also find needlepointing to be quite therapeutic.  I told my boyfriend just the other day that we need…

No, but really.  Needlepointing runs in our family.  I remember stitching canvases with thickety thick yarn and creating everything from tote bags to pillows when I was a little girl.  That still adorn our house.  Our mom even needlepointed stockings for allll of the children in our family (and thats a lot).  Over the past few years, I have made made my boyfriend a few needlepoint belts that he loves (above).  And his friends are reallly jealous, let me tell ya.  I also find needlepointing to be quite therapeutic.  I told my boyfriend just the other day that we need to think of another belt I can make him.  It’s such a perfect thing to do around the holidays!

If you aren’t a “needlepointer”, Smathers and Branson is a great alternative.  We both have their keychains and l.o.v.e. them.  How great is the penguins holding cocktails cummerbund?  My boyfriend needs this. 

(First and second image via, Third image of R’s belts and taken by me)

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