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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Weekly Update

Good morning all. We are still having it hot and dry here in Texas. Hopefully, we will have an early fall with much coolerweather. Even with work, packing for my move this comming weekend, FFA progress shows and a Memorial service for a very dear friend. After a two year battle of cancer, Gwen is now at peace and not hurting. Here are pictures of my progress of a few stitches this past week.

I am now on Page 4 of the Alphabet Sampler Book by With My Needle. Have completed the letter M, only need the vines on it. My first piece of linen, 18 ct and I am enjoying it.
 Finished letter b on Lizzie Kate's ABCs of Aging Artfully. I am stitching on Mondays along with other Lizzie Kate stitchers.
 Finished stitching the border on the third panel on the Library by Littlehouse Needleworks. This is a favorite of mine.
 Stitching on the All is Calm ornament. This is the last one to be stitched in the 2010 Littlehouse series of ornaments. Loved all of them and have given a number of the ornaments as gifts.
 My pheasant's tail is stitched and I am on the body of Christmas animals by Heaven and Earth.
 This is another of my favories, February Violets-Flowers of the Month by EMS. The colors are so pretty.
 A little more stitched on The Old West by Littlehouse Needleworks. I see myself stitching this again.
I am also stitching my ornament for my next Aug-Oct exchange.
Happy stitching this week and may your life be everything you wish it to be.



Thursday, July 21, 2011

New blog discovered

Another new blog discovered and of course a give a way. What fun to find new blog and enjoy them as well as others.
check it out: http://ladyofthefloss.blogspot.com/
Happy stitching,

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Another great blog found

I enjoy finding and enjoying new blogs. A new one just found is Valerie's http://samplerstitchers.blogspot.com/ and she also has a birthday give a way going on.
check it out as she has some great samplers going on.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sunday July 17 Update

Hello all friends, hope your week was filled with may stitches completed and life has been good to you.


I stitched a little each day and made progress on a few WIPs this past week. My grandchildren, Christopher(16) and Anna(11) are again raising and showing animals with the FFA this year. They had their few progress show on Sat. Area school's FFA have progress shows before the Fort Bend County Fair the end of Sept. Christopher showed his Charolais Steer-TEX and his pig, Georgia. He placed 2nd with the steer. Anna showed her pig, Missie and her goat. She got a sixth with the goat. Here are a few pictures of them.  Also pictures of this week's stitching.
I am on page 3 of 16 of this Alphabet Sampler Book by With My Needle. It is stitching up so neat.
 I am making progess on ABC's of Aging Artfully by Lizzie Kate.
 I have completed the letter "B" of The Stitcher's Alphabet by Brooks Books. I am stitching them on an afghan.
 Another pumpkin stitched on The Pumpkin Patch Kitchen Towel
 This Thanksgiving cornacupia will be another of The Holiday ornaments.
 My Candle Christmas card is coming along.
 This is The Old West by LittleHouse Needleworks. It will be a birthday present for my nephew in Oct.

Until next week, Happy stitching and have a great week.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Sunday July 10th Update

Another week of WIP progress and completed pieces. I also have almost got everything packed, ready for my move the end of the month.
I have joined the Lizzie Kate Blog and will stitch with them on Mondays. I have started stitcing the ABC's of Aging Artfully. What a neat sampler.
 I have started another greeting card of a Poppy.
 After starting over for the third time, I now have the phasant's tail stitched on Christmas Animals by Heaven and Earth.
 I am now stitching on the 5th part of the 2009 Noel tablerunner
 This is The Old West by Littlehouse Needleworks. It will be a birthday present for my nephew in Oct.
It is a neat piece.
 I finished August Weatherpoem and have Sep ready to start.
 I completed the December Cardinal by Cathy Jean The Victoria Sampler. I have a collection of cardinals from crossstitch, dishes, wall hangings and many other cardinal pieces. This is a great addition to my collection. The Colors are so pretty. The picture does not do it justice.
This is the 3rd page of The Alphabet Sampler. My camera was acting up, so I scanned and I am not sure that the WIP came out ok, but at least you will see what I have been stitching on.
Have a happy and stitching week.

Friday, July 8, 2011

RE: Stitcher's-Quilters-Crafters blogs and Giveaways

Good morning all
I read blog each morning while I have a cup of coffee and what wonderful reading and checking out all the pictures. I discover new one all the time and here is another great one with a give a way: http://feathersinthenest.blogspot.com . Check it out.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

RE: discovered another great blog and give a way

Blogs are great and you can discovered great friends and all kinks of goodies.
check it out: http://therustythimble.blogspot.com
Her items are one of a kind and are wonderful.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

RE: Two More great give a ways

http://betweenthestitches.blogspot.com

My new blog http://thestitchersmarket.blogspot.com I am giving away Lizzie Kates new limited kit LIFE'S A BEACH
Two more great blogs that have giveaways. check them out. Blogs are so much fun and have a lot of great stitching going on.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

RE: Discovered a new blog and a give a way

Parsley from http://seasonofmymind.blogspot.com is having a wonderful July give a way.
Her blog is also good and interesting. Check it out.
Happy stitching.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Sunday July 3rd Update

Happy 4th of July to all my USA stitching friends and Happy Summer/winter to all my International stitching friends. Our wseather here in Texas is Hot and Dry. A lot of the firework shows have been cancelled and a ban on buying fireworks as been put in place. Houston is still having their show, so will watch it on TV. My daughter is having a July 4th party this afternoon.
July is finding me packing as I am moving closer to my daughter(only a couple of miles)from Rosenberg to Richmond. I am downsizing from a two bedroom/2bath apartment to a one bedroom apartment with a sunroom. The sunroom will be my stitching/craft/compter and library room. I will put some pictures up after getting settled. My granddaughter has been helping me pack and we are getting a lot done. My grandson and his friends are moving me the last weekend in July.
I pack each evening and then stitch to relex. Here are pictures of my week of stitching.
 Sunday, I stitched on page 3 of The Alphabet Sampler Book-With My Needle.
I completed the border of the third panel of The Library LHN
 I started the last ornament of the LHN 2010 series. I plan to try to finish it as pictured with the red trim.
 More stitching completed on The February Violet-EMS. The colors are so pretty.
 I added a rabbit to My Garden of Joy.
 I joined the Monday Lizzie Kate stitching blog and started stitching on the ABC's of Aging Artfully.
 I completed the Dec Blue Snowman from the 2009 Vermillion Snowman series. This completes 6 in the series. I am using silver rub and buff on the frames.
 I have completed Jan, Feb, March, April and May. They are so neat.
 More stitching on The Old West LHN. This will be a birthday present for my nephew in Oct.
 This is the 2nd in the Button Up Birdie Series by Cathy Jean-Victoria Sampler. It is the December Cardinal. The colors are so pretty. I am using a light willow green 14ct aida for it.