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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Weekly Update

A good Sunday afternoon to stay inside with a glass of Ice Tea and stitch. It is in the 90s here in Texas. Once again, I am a proud Grandmother. My granddaughter, Anna(13) competed in her first big event of the summer. Will have pictures next week as I am waiting for my daughter to send me the pictures she took. Anna did her best time at all events at the Fort Bend Youth Rodeo last night. She was 11th(missed 10th by a fraction) out of 20 in straight barrels, 7th out of 20 in poles and placed in the middle of 20 in cloverleaf(Barrels). For my new followers, here is a picture from a couple of weeks ago.

I did make progress on several WIPS this past week. Completed stitching and finishing another ornament for the next exchange. My exchange partner from Germany in the Friendly Stitchers group received my ornament, so will show you what I stitched. Also, I received my ornament from David in the May-July exchange with the Christmas Crafters group.
Merry Christmas-County Cottage Needleworks
JSC ornament issue 2011
Sent to Judith in Germany
I received the ornament below from David. He does beading and isn't it beautiful.
Here are WIPs stitched on this past week.
Snowman and Friends Christmas Stocking
Gold Collection Kit
 
The Alphabet Samplers Book-With My Needle - 13 pages stitched, 3 to go.
March "Jonquil" Flower of the month series - Ellen Maurer-Stroh
 
The Halloween House - Ursula Michaels - SAL with Linda at http://bengelcatlover10.blogspot.com
and others.

Red Birds - Marie Barber - JCS issue nov/dec 2011
                              I am stitching on the Male Red Bird and it is beginning to come together.
"Silent Night" ornament - 5th in the 2011 series - LittleHouse Needleworks
 
Have a great week and enjoy life to the fullest.

 
 

7 comments:

blueladie said...

Congratulations to your granddaughter! WTG. :) Your stitching is lovely, as always. I love the halloween piece. It's getting to be that time of year, isn't it. Right now I'm stitching a July piece and CCNs Santa's Village. :) Don't bother to look, tho, no pics yet. Take care. Drinking lemondade and ice water here, (Kentucky) 90* too. :-o

Denise SA said...

Congratulations to your granddaughter and thank you for sharing you lovely photos

Vicky L said...

The cardinals are coming along and so is Halloween House. Great stitching. Congratulations to your granddaughter.

meggie said...

Congratulations to your granddaughter!

Lovely progress on your wips, they all look beautiful.
Pretty card and gorgeous exchange too.
Have a good week (:

Linda said...

Congrats to your granddaughter Joyce. More great progress.

Linda

Deb said...

Congratulations to your grand daughter. Ornaments are so pretty!
Your stocking is really shaping up.All your WIP's look wonderful!

Meari said...

Your stitching is beautiful as always. It's been in the upper 80's/lower 90's here, too. Humid, too. Yuck. To top it off, we got about 3" of rain Saturday. :(