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Thursday, November 27, 2008

No stuffing...yet !

Prairie Schooler
28 ct. Ivory
Happy thanksgiving to my American friends and readers.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Bird Feeder

We have a bird feeder in the backyard, but haven't used it for years, due to the fact we would get rats, so had to stop. I thought I would put a small amount of wild bird seed out and see what would happen. First the crows were at it, I ran up to get my camera and when I got back down, this squirrel was having a feast.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Sewing Saturday

For some reason I thought today would be a good day to "finish" off some of my stitching. The sewing machine didn't co-operate as well as I would have liked, but I'm sure once I stuff and hand sew these closed they will be okay. I'm off to have supper now and will proably do some stitching afterwards. I think once these are done I'm going to try some pinkeep ornaments.

Friday, November 14, 2008


A little Sparkle to go with Jingle. Pattern can be found at the same place . Same fabric, 28ct. Annabelle - Dawn Grey and same DMC666 and 703 used.

Thursday, November 13, 2008


Here's a quick stitch I did this evening. The free pattern can be found at Angelic Stitches by Velda. I used DMC666 and DMC703 on 28ct. Annabella - Dawn Grey.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


Another ornament from The Gift of Stitching magazine. This design is by Maryse Dupont of Les grilles de Maryse. I stitched it on 28 ct. Cashel Flax with DMC CV 4210. It's late and too dark to take a decent picture, so I scanned it. It usually takes me a "few" pictures to get a decent one, so I may do more scanning.

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Monday, November 10, 2008

Something quick and little

It rained yesterday, actually it has rained almost everyday for a week. It is being reported that we have had more rain then we normally get for the month of November. So I decided to stay in and stitch to my hearts content. I look around and see so many WIP's, but wanted something quick and easy. This is Christmas Poinsettia Topiary by Praiseworthy Stitches from the TGOS Nov. issue, at least my version. I stitched this on 28 ct. Ice Blue Annabelle with DMC 498, 304 and 3051. There should be Merry on the left side and Christmas down the right. I go to start this and realize I should have stitched this over one and can't seem to adjust the wording to fit with over 2. I like it the way it is so may just leave it. I'm working on another one from the same issue. May get that one fnished tonight.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Blogoversary Gift Update

Dovile and Rachel, both let me know last week that they had received the Blogoversary gifts I sent. Since red is my favorite color I chose DMC 498, 777, 814 and 915 which makes up DMC CV 4210. A 10x10 piece of 32 ct. lambswool, #24 platinum needle, pins, lace and red and white checkered fabric. I'm thinking they could stitch up a really nice pinkeep with these supplies or whatever they like :) Can't wait to see what they do stitch.