Wednesday, August 31, 2011

WIP iT GooD!!!!

Here is some progress on current WIP's

"Penny America" by Tree of Life Samplings

*Notice my basket*

I added smyrna crosses to make it a little more decorative, not there was anything wrong with it.

Just thought I would change it from everyone elses. You can copy mine, I would be flattered if someone did :) There is a up-close... last pic of this post

"Midnight Watch" by Blackbird Designs

"ABC Halloween" by Lizzie Kate

Judith Kirby's Victorian House #9 and 15, an oldie but a goodie, 1989

*Added smyrna crosses in the basket

Time for dinner

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Penny America started

Happy Hump Day!!!!

I thought I would celebrate all my finshes with a new start, makes sense, right???

Penny America by Tree of life Samplings

Stitching on Jan's dyed 40ct macadamia nut linen w/WDW

I am loving the colors, which makes it very hard to put down

Have a great stitchy day!

Monday, August 15, 2011

One more finish before vacation ends and party

Checkered Halloween by M Designs

Stitched on 28ct straw/natural Gingham w/DMC

Just Another Button Company buttons,

not sure what I will make into yet, maybe a pillow?

My Lizzie Kate WIP

GS Dalton's First birthday party was held yesterday

Dalton in his police coupe and me

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Friday, August 12, 2011

2 more

Happy Happy Friday!!
I am having one great (stitching) vacation,
I love it!

R.I.P. freebie by

Pirate Sock Monkey by Raise the Roof Designs in the JCS 2011

I ordered the bird button that sits on his shoulder,

it cost more for shipping than the button cost, oh well!!

I cant finish him till I get it. It's just too cute

I couldn't pass this up,

A GoGreen reuseable tote from JoAnn's


Here's the furball

And my two boys taken at the Ogle County Fair, Big Hat Rodeo

Thank You for all the lovely comments,

I appreciate them, it's what keeps me stitching and stitching and stitching and stitching...

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Halloween finish

Halloween's a Sudden Boo

Freebie by Barbara Ana
found at I believe it still should be there
There is a large Halloween verse under this design in which I decided not to stitch
Not sure of the 30ct linen color, it's been a long time, lol
It's going in the finished pile, Yay!!!

Stay tuned for another finish tomorrow

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


The vacation stitching is going great so far
I started and finished The Tulip House by Blackbird Designs from A Stitcher's Journal
I have to stitch the pincushion companion, then Anna and I can finish our boxes together.
That is another finishing day we have planned in the near future.
Many may have noticed that my bird is dark.
A bad habit I have...
to change the color of light colored blackbirds, every single time I stitch one

To my great surprise I received this issue in the mail, I thought my subscription ran out, just because I kept getting those darn renewal notices

The sock monkey is my favorite by far. Seeing I am from Rockford, where the little fellow is from

I have made good head way on him.
I also finished one of the Halloween designs, but for some odd reason they are not on my computer.

Tata for now

Monday, August 8, 2011

Ornie and Halloween WIP's

Happy Monday

This is the ornament I finished for the Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Fund for The Attic's auction. (the button can be found on the rightside of my blog)

"Christmas Angel" by MidSummer Night Designs, found in the 2007 issue of JCS Ornaments issue

I'm on vacation this week,

soooo I pulled out a couple Halloween UFO's that haven't seen the light of day for a long time

Remember these????

Hopefully they will be finished by the end of the week (Sunday)
I also have a small Halloween design that needs to be finished into something ????

Happy Stitching!!!
Remember to floss everyday :)

Monday, August 1, 2011

Sunday was a Funday

First of all let me Thank You all for the warm welcome comments to Anna's new blog.
Many of you know she came over yesterday to stitch and finish
She arrived at 9am, of course I was on the computer. We got her started with Google reader, then came her blog, so now she is set up. If you haven't already been there, hop on over and check her out.
We finished three things by the time we got going

Anna's BBD stocking, her folding easel, and my basket topper

There were lots of giggles, trying to get a snap of us together

We finally figured out how to put in on the shelf and get a half way decent pic

Thanks for the fun day, Anna!

I hope it's not too long before we get together again

Happy Stitching!!!!