Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Crazy Cats are finished

Well, I finished up my silly, crazy, whimsical cats today. This will be made into a pillow for my daughter. I'm glad it was a quick stick, I'm not that fond of stitching whimsical pieces, give me a big sampler piece anyday!

My Cat~Trail Creek Farm

32ct Mint Green linen ~ Silk 'N Colors thread

Started ~ 3/25/08 Finished ~ 4/30/08

Thank you all for the well wishes for my son. The new medication he's on has worked wonderfully. He's having no problems breathing and his allergies are better controlled.

"There is a past which is gone forever, but there is a future which is still our own."

Wednesday, April 23, 2008


I've almost finished the beading in her hair. I've decided I'm going to bead as I go along and not leave them until the end. This piece is so much fun to stitch. This is for my daughter and she is watching with great delight as the mermaid comes to life.

Thanks for all the well wishes for my son. He feels a lot better, but he still has a bad cough and a fair amount of wheezing. He was started on a new medication and I'm waiting out the 10 days to see if it's going to work or not.

"Love works in ways that are wondrous and strange, there is nothing in life that Love cannot change."

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Another update

"A Sweeter Love" is coming along nicely, although I've not been working on any of the 1/1 areas.
It is 70 degrees out today, woohoo!! I've been doing yard work and after the nasty winter we had our yard is a mess. But I'm done that for the day and now need to get the inside of the house clean.

I hope everyone has a great weekend. Do lot's of stitching.

"After winter comes the summer. After night comes the dawn. And after every storm, there comes clear, open skies."

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

My Cat

Here's my update on "My Cat", hopefully the next time I pick this up I'll finish it.

I haven't had much time to stitch this week. My son has pneumonia, which got his asthma out of control. Poor kid, last week was school vacation and he was sick the whole week. He goes back to the doctor's today to see if the medications are working. He was well enough to go to school today so that's a good sign.

"Wisdom is oft times nearer when we stoop than when we soar."

Sunday, April 13, 2008

I'm sticking it out ;)

Well, thanks to the encouragement of so many of you I've decided to stick with St. Petersburg. I finished the beading on part V but not the back stitching. I'll do the back stitching a little at a time as I work on part VI. You can see the beginnings of part VI in the upper left corner.

I hope everyone has had a good weekend.

"Nothing we can do will make the Father love us less; nothing we do can make him love us more. He loves us unconditionally with an everlasting love. All he asks of us is that we respond to him."

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

My new start

Well here is my new start. Mermaids of the Deep Blue by Miribilia. I know that most people under the sun have stitched this piece but I've had it in my stash for a while and it's for one of my daughters. I'm stitching this on Silkweaver's Ocean Fantasy. I took 2 pics so you could see the fabric better. It's a really pretty dark blue, much darker than what it looks in the pics.

I received a lot of comments about my putting my Chatelaine St. Petersburg away, so I might try to hang in there. I'll need to figure out some type of rotation so I can at least do a little on it to try and get past the backstitching on part V. Once I'm past the backstitching I think I'll be okay. Thanks for the encouragement everyone.

"Take spring when it comes, and rejoice. Take happiness when it comes, and rejoice. Take love when it comes, and rejoice."

Thursday, April 3, 2008


I am making some good progress on A Sweeter Love. I'm slowly working on the 1/1 verse and the border.

I am afraid my Chatelaine may officially be a UFO. It's still in my WIP's basket but I just cannot pick it up, oh well. So I'm going to start another new piece :). I'll surprise you with it when I've actually started it.

"Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith."