Tuesday, March 29, 2011

CHRH Update

My daughter went back to school on Sunday, miss her already :(.

This past week I've mostly been working on Christmas of Hawk Run Hollow. This is block #7. It's been a pretty easy block to stitch.

This is what the whole piece looks like now.

I appreciate everybody's comments about the framing job done @ Michael's Store. Many asked me if I would return it. I had already returned it once and was too much of a coward to return it again. But they've certainly lost my business.

The sun is shining here but is only in the 20's. Brrrr.....but I'll take the sunshine :).

Friday, March 25, 2011

"Noah" finally framed

Well, here is "Noah" finally framed. I had it framed at Michael's and don't think I would do that again. The first time I picked it up the piece was very poorly stretched and there was a hair under the glass, so I returned it and picked it up for the second time today and the piece isn't even centered. There's a larger margin on the bottom than the top.
My friend, Ann, usually makes my frames but she no longer has access to a "workshop" so that's why I went to Michaels.

This is my darling college student home on spring break. She's been doing a lot of this since she's been home. I think she burns the candle at both ends when she's at school. She goes back on Sunday, we will miss her.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Ugggghhh, it's snowing....again!

Okay....it is March 21st and it's snowing, no not just snowing, there is ice falling from the sky. It's been snowing ALL day. Enough is enough. I need to see green grass and flowers. I have no Vitamin D left in my system due to the lack of sunshine. I think I need to move south. Well, thanks for listening to the rant but I'm done now.
I got some stash from Silkweaver, which goes by a different name now, when did that happen? Has it been that long since I've bought anything from them? Anyways, the large piece is a fat quarter of 32 ct lugana (solo), it's not as mottled as it looked in the picture on their site but I like it anyways. The smaller pieces are 32 ct linen in 8" x 8" cuts. It was a grab bag I bought and was worth the money.
My daughter is home on spring break from college, so nice to have her here.
Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Update on CHRH

This is block #7 of Christmas of Hawk Run Hollow. This is a fun block to stitch. I'm also intermittently stitching block #11 because that is a solid block and thought it would be a good idea to stitch it as I go.
GOOD NEWS --- Our snow is melting, hurray :) :).
I've also been busy stitching on a couple of exchanges and actually finished them today. I hope the recipients will like them, but I won't be sending them out for a few more weeks though.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Finally, a post

I haven't posted in a long time, so I'm way overdue. I started a new job 2 weeks ago and I am very overwhelmed with the amount of responsibility I now have. I also have some things going on in my personal life that have me feeling down, so haven't been doing much stitching.
But here is what I've been working on. Mainly I've been working on his cape but it's white and tan so difficult to see the progress I've made.

I was fortunate to win Cathy B's giveaway. These are the L*K seasonal scissor fob patterns. Thank you, Cathy!!
Now I'm going to show you the amount of snow we have. The first picture is my husband standing in our driveway.
Here is a picture taken from the driveway looking at the house.
Spring, please get here soon.
Below are my February goals and amazingly I met them all :)
1. Work on Once Upon A Time - Done
2. Finish a motif on Quaker Halloween - Done
3. Finish a motif on Paradigm Lost - Done
4. Finish Part IV on St. Petersburg White Nights - Done
5. Frame "Friendship" - Done
6. Frame "Noah" - It's at the framer's so I can call it done.
7. Find some Spring/Easter patterns - Done
8. Organize the Christmas Ornies I want to stitch - Done
I still have the "worm" in our network. Sometimes I can leave comments on your posts and sometimes not. Please know I'm reading your posts!!