Tuesday, March 1, 2011

another finish!

Stitching friends, yes, I do have another finish to report.  Actually I have 2 finishes and this brings my Crazy 15 Challenge up to 3 finishes.  WOOHOO!!!  If my computer skills are up today I will include pictures of them.

Quaker Christmas Sampler
Carriage House Samplings
28 ct lambswool
CC silk - cranberry
started 1-7-2011
finished 2-14-2011

Merry Christmas
Carriage House Samplings
25ct lugana potato
DMC 115,935,310
started 1-28-11
finished 2-27-11

So to date, I have finished 'Sampling Halloween', 'Quaker Christmas Sampler', and 'Merry Christmas'.

Well as you can see my picture taking skills have not improved as this last one is blurry.  Maybe one day I will have all co-ordinated and show you a wonderful picture of some stitchy thing.  Right now I am stitching on 'Housework Never Killed Anyone' from Lizzie*Kate.  I also completed the top vine work on the border of 'This is the Day' to see if I had enough fabric left on the L side for framing and luckily I do.  That was a relief.  I also worked on "Matter's Choice" and finished the top border type area and stitched the L bird and started the 'snow' in the background.

On the quilting front I finished the twin size quilt top that I had started for baby Margaret.  The batting has been allowed to breath and now I have to make the backing fabric and layer and pin.  I am going to try to simple quilt it on the machine.  What can go wrong?  I don't like it and take it all out (which I have done before).

Weather is nice here.  Daytime in the 60's and nights in the 30's.  I will take SC over OH anytime for the weather.  The SUN is shining!

My thoughts and prayers go to all of those who have lost a relative or loved one.  Also to the people of KY and TN in their weather related troubles.  And with all of the flood waters being in the news, let's not forget to 'turn around - don't drown'!

Well, I guess this is all for now.  Keep those fingers busy!

Happy Stitching!


  1. Nice finishes! You have quite the collection of samplings now.

  2. Congrats on 2 finishes! I love both of these patterns-and my photo skills are a struggle too :)

  3. Congrats on your finishes....

  4. Fantastic finishes! Congratulations!

  5. That is going to be a fantastic grouping - along with the one you were stitching on yesterday! It is you, right, Susan? It was very nice to meet you, and come on over to see me at http://needleinhand.blogspot.com

    You'll be able to decide if it's like me instead of if I'm like it!