Sunday, October 28, 2012

Weekly Update

Good morning all. The weather here in Richmond,(southwest of Houston) Texas has turned cool or cold to some people. The nights has hit low 40s and the days only in the 70s. Windy but nice.
My granddaughter, Anna's, 7th grade B Vollyball team has won all of their district games(4-0) with only one more to play on Monday evening. Of course I will be there cheering them on.
No Job yet, but have relaxed this past week and got some stitching done. No stress and even my blood pressure is down. Here are pictures of one completed greeting card and the other WIPs I stitched on.
 I received a very cute Autumn stitched stocking from Carol in an exchange.
This ornament is "Little Flake Tree" Fresh Threads Studio-JCS July/August 2012-sent to Carol
 This is a Lizzie Kate design sent to Meg in an exchange
 Alphabet Samplings Book-With My Needle
 Snowman and Friends Christomas Stocking-Gold Collection Kit-More snow stitched.
 Percy Pig-Mill Hill kit-Ready for the beading.
 Lilly Nora Corbet. More stitching on the skirt.
 A nutcracket ornament -MillHill Kit-Almost ready for the beading
 Completed Rose Greeting Card. To be given this week to a dear friend on her 70th birthday.
 The Library-LittleHouse Needleworks. Finished the 3rd panel, almost have the fourth border stitched
 The Halloween House-Usula Micharels- SAL with Linda @ and other stitches.
 Red Birds-Marie Barber Just Cross Stitch Nov/Dec issue  Finished the top petal and now on the small buds on the lower left side.

Also, a fellow stitcher has started her blog and is having a give a way. Check her out at
Happy stitching and have a wonderful week. Everyone on the east coast, be safe.



Deb said...

Lovely update and stitching. Happy your blood preasure is down. Much happier and healthy for you!

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely stitching.

Denise SA said...

Beautiful stitching as usual

sharine said...

Lovely stitching:)

cucki said...

Beautiful stitching xx

Nicola said...

How is the employment market in your part of the world?

Anonymous said...

Lovely ornaments and your progress on your stitching is great. Hope you find a job soon.


Linda said...

Great progress on all your pieces Joyce. Oh my, if I don't get back to work on The Library and Halloween House, you will be done before me. lol


Mouse said...

glad to hear your blood pressure is down ... stitching is good for you ... well done on all your updates you will be done in no time at all .. and lovely gifts both given and received too :)
take care and happy stitching :) love mouse xxxx

Melissa said...

Hope you find a job soon. So glad your blood pressure is down. And that you are getting lots of stitching in. :) Wonderful progress on all your stitching. Thanks for sharing.


Meari said...

I really enjoy watching your stitchy updates. They're so beautiful! Great exchanges, too. Love that little stocking.

SoCal Debbie said...

I'm looking forward to seeing the beading on Persy Pig and the Nutcracker! Your stitching projects all look wonderful!

Carolyn NC said...

Good heavens - you are one fast stitcher! Lovely progress on all your projects!

Scattered Threads said...

So sorry to learn you are out of work. Hope you will find another soon. All your gifts/exchanges are beautiful and nice progress as well.
Happy stitching.