Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Not much stitching progress to report since DH learned the sharing is caring lesson so well but what he didn't learn is you don't share illness. He came down with a cold the first of last week and just had to share it. I had such a stuffed up head and my vision was really screwed up so I spent most of the weekend in bed trying to sleep it off. I'm slowly feeling better and was able to stitch more yesterday. Hope to have a finish by the end of the week and a progress pic on a new project. I did manage to get the stitching done for a exchange on my ILCS group, it just needs some embellishments but won't share that until it gets to it's new home.
Think it's time for some more meds and a short nap so....
Until next time....Happy stitching
Friday, April 23, 2010
Yesterday we spent time moving things around in the living room, not a easy task when the room is very very small. Of course I had to clean off the computer desk before it could be moved and what a job that was. I love the new arrangement and it is going to work really well for stitching. I still have tons of stash to organize and get put away but have all weekend to do that before a busy week next week.
I did get some more done on "Behave".....
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
I have made some good progress on "Behave". I don't think it will be all stitched and framed in time to get it to Manda by Mother's Day but she is use to me being late LOL. Doubt there will be much stitching for the next couple of days since the reorgazing starts tonight.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Instead of waiting til the last minute to do the stitching done for my little tree I got a head start on May.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
I finally finished "Easter House". It took a little longer than I thought it would but was well worth the time it took. I wish you could see the sparkle in the beads and how the flowers make it look 3 dimensional.
I know, I know Easter has passed but I have a couple of more Easter projects I want to get done before I get back to my rotation.
In my ILCS Yahoo group the QOTD was about scissors. I do have a small collection and always looking to add to it. I have two more pair that are not in the picture. A froggy pair that I never use (they are the blunt kids type) but sure enjoy looking at them. Also have the Fiskers that Shelley sent me with the scissor slide. I use the multi-colored storks the most and the gold storks are used only for Hardanger. You can also see some of the fobs I have made to go on the scissors so I don't lose them.
I can't believe it but this is my 400th Blog entry! Boy am I a blabber mouth. I started Blogging for myself to keep track of my WIP's and Finishes. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect so many followers and wonderful comment. Thank You so much for reading and all the comments.
Until Next Time....Happy Stitching
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Though I would share my Easter /Spring decorations with you.....
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Nancy R and I had plans to meet at the LNS for a day of stitching. The forecast for the day was for rain but as I left the apt the sun was shinning and there was no wind or clouds in the sky...perfect right? The bus arrived on time, the light changed to walk as soon as I got to the corner, all was right with the world until I got almost to the LNS and the Klutz in me sprang to life. As I was stepping up on the sidewalk my legs gave out and down I went, flat on my back, hitting my head on the curb stop. I was so embarrassed when a very nice man came running over to see if I needed a ambulance. Of course I said No Thanks (didn't want to spend my stitching time in the ER). My legs were still real weak and I guess I was kinda dazed so he literly picked me up and I made it to the LNS. There my own private former EMT, Nancy, checked me over after I told her no way I needed the medics. She got me some ice for the Goose Egg on my head and the day went better from there. We stitched, shopped, stitched, went to lunch and then back to the LNS to stitch some more. I had taken a couple of projects with me but decided to work on the "Easter House" since it's on perforated paper and with the slight headache I had it was much easier to do than the linen I had with me. We stitched for about 5 hours total and both got a lot done. I really enjoy these days out we get to have and can't wait until we do it again.
Wanda J from my ILCS group and her DH John were on vacation in St George UT and were thinking of coming to LV to see the lights and sights but were really sure if they would make it before having to head back home to Canada. Well she called me Thurs evening to let me know there would be here late in the morning on Friday. I can't tell you how excited I was that I was finally going to meet her after all these years of talking on the group.
We got to their hotel with time to spare and was able to greet them when they arrived. While waiting we sat down at a penny slot and won $28 in less than 5 minutes (Tracy gave me the winnings to spend at the LNS). After Wanda and John left their luggage with the Valet we headed to lunch and the LNS. We had a nice lunch at the Deli close to the LNS and talked and talked and talked. Then off we went for some stash shopping. Wanda got several things she had been looking for and I got a couple of things too. We then headed back to the hotel so they could check in. It was such a wonderful visit and felt like we were old friends. As you can tell from the picture below we never shut up, even while the guys were taking our picture. Thank You Wanda and John for a great time.
The next pictures are of the landscaping in front of Caesars Palace
I have shared so many pictures of Madding I thought the grandboys deserved equal space. This is the oldest of the two boys. Jedi is 8 soon to be 9. He is the BIG brother. Manda finally got a good pic of him because he was playing a video game and didn't know she had the camera out.