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Saturday, June 18, 2016

June Blog Update

It has been a busy June so far for me. Last weekend, I attended the Beta Sigma Phi(an international friends sorority) State convention at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX. There were 100 + ladies in attendance. A lot of fun, food, and friendship. It had an Hawaiian theme with one activity of decorating flip flops.



Then on Wednesday, I left with my daughter and Granddaughter to go to Gonzales, TX for the YRA youth rodeo finals. It is always fun to watch her and all the youth. She had some great rounds and the there were some that were not as good, but she had fun. She was competing with 50 others girls  in her age bracket. She ended up in 18th place all around. Here is one of my favorite pictures of her and Cochise getting ready for pole bending.
After all the flooding we have had, the Brazos is slowing going down and life is getting back to normal. Now the weather is getting hot, hot, and hotter. Now is the time is stay in and stitch. I have completed a couple of pieces and made progress on others. Here are the pictures.
 “My House” #1 Hometown Holiday Series-Little House Needworks
       Texas Ropin’ and Ridin’ The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series -Redbird Designs
                          Now to finish it into an ornament and add it to the other 5 that I have completed.
                            The Texas Fabric is my backing for the ornaments.
       June ”Wild Roses”  Flower Of The Month series– Ellen Maurer Stroh-

  1.     July Summer 2014 Doodle – Blueladie Designs

       July Cowboy Snowman- Snowman Series–Vermillion-

       “Six Little Cardinals” Ornament -#6  2012 Ornament Series-Littlehouse Needleworks

 October  Weather Poems-Sue Cook-Britian’s #1 Crossstitch Magazine-2000 issues
       Snowman and Friends Christmas Stocking – Gold Collection Kit

        ““June” Calendar Girl Series-Littlehouse Needleworks

 
Cross Stitched School Buses by Jeanette Crews Designs, Inc insert for a 12" clear ruler..
This is the second item I have now stitched for my friends church bazaar in the fall.
       “Meg March” from Little Women-Brookes Books
             Colors are so pretty.

 The Button Up Birdies #2, February Whiskey Jack, by Cathy Jean-The Victoria Sampler
       “Christmas Angel“ #4  Heavenly Host set-(4)-Joan Elliott The Utimate Cross Stitch Collection 2011 

Have a great week and still cool.
Joyce
 
 
 

7 comments:

Donna Pheneger said...

You have really been busy! The convention, rodeos...!
Love your stitching - you've been working on a lot of things. You should be done with The 12 Days of Texas Christmas Series soon!

Deb said...

Your convention looks like fun!
Congrats to Anna. She works so hard!
Beautiful stitching!

Tiffstitch said...

Beautiful work and congratulations to Anna!

Shelly said...

Good job to Anna! Nice looking stitching there, you've been busy!

Mouse said...

cooo you have been busy both social and stitching ... love seeing your progress photos :) love mouse xxxxx

KimM said...

You social butterfly, you! Looks like a grand time. Lovely, lovely stitching.
xxx

diamondc said...

Joyce: I am so happy the rain has stopped it must be like when it snows and never stops it is annoying.
Love the horse fabric for the backing perfect.
Your Granddaughter is adorable.
Loads of great stitching you are one busy Lady.

Blessings
Catherine