Followers

Monday, April 4, 2016

April in Texas

Texas Wildflowers, including Bluebonnetts  and Indian Paintbrushes, are in flull bloom. Here are a couple of pictures.

Also, I said yes again. I have been asked to stitch a few items for a church bazaar in the fall and of course I couldn't said no. One person donated a garbage bag full of baby bibs, blankets, a plush animal, towels, and a couple of afghans.
My friend said if I would stitch some of it for them, I could have some of it.
Here is the one I have started stiching an ice cream cone on it. It is a Charles Craft plush.
Life, including work and family, have gotten in way of stitching right now. I did put in a few stitches. I have also started another wine glass-mill hill for a gift in May.
1.     October  Weather Poems-Sue Cook-Britian’s #1 Crossstitch Magazine-2000 issues
 “Texas, ropin’ and ridin’”–The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series -Redbird Designs
 Wine Glass Mill Hill
Have a great week.
Joyce
 
.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

March winds and Texas Bluebonnets

Another busy week at work and only a little stitching this past week. Spring is in the air here ever with a small cool snap.
The bluebonnets and Indian paint brushes are beginning to bloom everywhere. It is really a pretty sigh to see.
Also, went to Gonzales, TX this past weekend and watched my granddaughter ride in the last rodeo of the YRA season. She did really well. She ended up 5th in pole bending and did really good in barrels.
Here are pictures and my progress on the WIPs I stitched on last week and some pictures of Anna riding.
1.     “Christmas Angel“ #4  Heavenly Host set-(4)-Joan Elliott The Utimate Cross Stitch Collection 2011 

  1.     July 2014 Doodle – Blueladie Designs

  “L” Lace - Stitcher’s  Alphabet – Brookes Book
July Cowboy Snowman- Snowman Series–Vermillion-Stitched  




 








That's it for this week
Joyce
 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the air here in SE Texas. It got to 90 degrees on Monday. I have been very busy at work, but relaxed by crossstitching on several of my WIPs. Here is my progress on the WIPs I stitched on last week.

1.     The Button Up Birdies #2, January Tree Sparrow and February Whiskey Jack, designed by Cathy Jean for The Victoria Sampler.

 Christmas Animals – Heaven And Earth
  1.     June ”Wild Roses”  Flower Of The Month series– Ellen Maurer Stroh-

  1.     “Meg March” from Little Women-Brookes Books

Have a good week all.

Monday, March 7, 2016

March Winds

March has always been known to be the windy month and today it is correct. We are to have a lot of wind and then rain, which we need here in SE Texas. A good time to get some stitching done inside. Sunday was a great and pretty day, I set outside all afternoon and stitched.
Here is my progress on several of my WIPs that I stitched on last week. I also finished the May Calendar Girl, now on to the June Calendar Girl
    “Ding Dong Merrily on High” Ornament -#5  2012 Ornament Series-Littlehouse Needleworks

    “May”  Calendar Girl Series-Littlehouse Needleworks

       “My House” #1 Hometown Holiday Series-Little House Needworks

      October  Weather Poems-Sue Cook-Britian’s #1 Crossstitch Magazine-2000 issues

      Snowman and Friends Christmas Stocking – Gold Collection Kit

      “Texas, ropin’ and ridin’”–The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series -Redbird Designs.


Have a great week with a lot of stitching.
Joyce

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The end of February and the start of March.

February 2016 has now come to a close with an extra day this year. Yea , an extra day for stitching. I have now completed 7 items this year so far. March will be really busy for me at work as I work for a CPA and it is tax season. My way of relaxing in the evening is stitching. Here is my completed stitching for the past week and my progress on several WIPs.
June Summer 2014 Doodle – Blueladie Designs
This is the free design in the monthly newsletter from Blueladie Designs. I make them into greeting cards.
  1.     “Sleigh Bells Ring” Ornament -#4 2012 Ornament Series-Littlehouse Needleworks
I found the plaid fabric and used it to back this ornament.

The Button Up Birdies #2, January Tree Sparrow and February Whiskey Jack, designed by Cathy Jean for The Victoria Sampler.

 Christmas Animals – Heaven And Earth
       “Christmas Angel“ #4  Heavenly Host set-(4)-Joan Elliott The Utimate Cross Stitch Collection 2011 

 July Cowboy Snowman- Snowman Series–Vermillion
 June ”Wild Roses”  Flower Of The Month series– Ellen Maurer Stroh
 “L” Lace - Stitcher’s  Alphabet – Brookes Book
That's it for this week.
Have a good start this week.
 

Monday, February 22, 2016

A Rainy Day in Texas

We are having a few rain showers around here, where rain is needed. Busy time at work, tax season is here, so I have been relaxing in the evenings by stitching. Made progress on several of my WIPs. and finished the Sleepy Kittens for my friend, whose Mother had started it.  Here is what I stitched on this past week.
1.      “May Calendar Girl Series-Littlehouse Needleworks

  1.     “Meg March” from Little Women-Brookes Books

  1.      “My House” #1 Hometown Holiday Series-Little House Needworks

  1.     October  Weather Poems-Sue Cook-Britian’s #1 Crossstitch Magazine-2000 issues

  1.     “Texas, ropin’ and ridin’”–The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series -Redbird Designs.

  1.     “Sleepy Kittens” – Sunset Kit-finishing stitching for Cheryl
This first picture is how it was where I took it to finish. Cheryl's Mother had started it before she passed away.
I have now finished and will take it to her this afternoon.

  1.     Snowman and Friends Christmas Stocking – Gold Collection Kit

Also, I though I would show some pictures of my 13 year old cat, Leo. I inherited Leo when my Mother passed away.
He is company to me as he enjoyed being in the same room with me.




Have a great week at whatever life throws your way,
See you next week.