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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

My daughter, Deanna turned 40 on Saturday April 16. I helped host a party for her at her home. I had her cake done with a picture of her at 6 months. It turned out great. I also stitched LHN Spring, Season of Hope and made a pillow of homespun fabric for it. She loved it and of course wants the other three. We had approx 45 friends and family attending and it was fun. She lives in Richmond, TX. In the picture with me and her are my brother in law and niece.
My sister and Deanna's special aunt passed away last May and is missed a lot.














I also managed to keep my rotation of WIP's going the past week even with work and party planning. I put a few stitchers in The Alphabet Sampler book With My Needle, Pumpkins on a kitchen towel, completed a 4th of July and an Easter Cross to go with the other holiday ornaments that are complete. The Easter Cross will become a greeting card. Also Vermillion Dec Snowman, August Weatherpoem, Noel 2009 SAL(which I am putting on a table runner and a few stitches on a Best Wishes Greeting card.


10 comments:

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Looks like a great party!

Beautiful pillow and what wonderful other pieces you have!

Have a great week.

Lesleyanne said...

A gorgeous progress and lovely progress on your wips.

Rita said...

Happy birthday to Deanna!

Beautiful pillow!

Janine said...

Happy Birthday Deanna and my o my Joyce you sure have stitched up a storm this last week. Loved everything you stitched.

blueladie said...

Great pictures, Joyce, and your stitching is wonderful! Love the Snowperson ;) Cathryn

diamondc said...

I love the pillow finish its lovely.
diamondc

Mylene said...

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving me a comment which leads me to your blog.
Belated Happy Birthday to your daughter. Love the LHN pillow you've made, beautiful.
Sounds like she had great birthday party.

MaryT said...

Really nice pictures ans love your stitching.

Mary Louise

Carolyn NC said...

Looks like a fun time - great pictures and stitching!

Patches said...

lovely work.