Saturday, November 14, 2015

Letter A of the Autumn Bell Pull

Good Afternoon! I finished this early this morning and am just getting around to posting it. I started the letter U and it seems to be going quicker. I only worked on it a couple hours this morning. I really haven't had that much time to work on it this week.

Today I finished the letter A then started U and from there went to the cat shelter for a little over an hour. Then my sister, niece, and nieces two children came to see me. We went to lunch and came back here and played games. Nolan and Addie went through my cross stitch books and told me what piece they want me to do for them. Hopefully it'll be done before May or June.

Last Sunday we had our annual Harvest Dinner at church and as always was so good. I loved the ham and have some left in my freezer to eat later. Thursday we hosted the monthly senior dinner. That was fun too. Both were a lot of work and I came home exhausted. But I loved doing the dinner. The Board I'm on is in charge of these dinners.

Tuesday we had another meeting about the resource room. This Tuesday we will start setting it up, get the shelves in there and some items. We're having pizza too! Yum! The Resource room isn't opening until middle or end of Jan. I can't wait.

Well....until next time....Happy Stitching.

Friday, November 06, 2015

Finally a Finish

Good evening. I know this isn't the most exciting finish but it's a finish. I found this as a freebie at Cyber Stitchers and was done for Cross Stitch for Older Children & Adults. I believe it will be sent to Love Quilts-Brazil. This only took a week. Now tomorrow I'll kit up Autumn and start it.

This weekend will be busy as we are having our annual Harvest Dinner at church. I'll make Green Bean Casserole and finish baking a Pumpkin Pie I ordered from Swans for it. I signed up for two things since I refused to make a turkey or ham. I'm on the comittee heading this up. Then Thursday the monthly Senior Dinner is going to be at our church so we are in charge of that too.

My niece and her husband brought in a kennel for when Snowball comes to visit she can be in it from time to time. Saturn has taken over it. I wonder if he'll let Snowball in it even. Right now he's wanting my attention. He meows an awful lot lately and that's not like him, especially since Snowball left. I wonder if he misses her. Sometimes I think about getting a second cat but we can only have one cat here.

Things are going strong towards the Resource Room at church and we're excited about it. We have our Food Pantry through Love Inc. and this is just an extension of it. Only this room is only for those who attend the classes at Love Inc. they earn points and they can cash in their points for something from the room. We'll carry cleaning supplies, household items, towels, wash cloths etc. The room we want to use got approved last night so it's full steam ahead towards opening it mid Jan. We also hope to get the mentor program going to which is also through Love Inc. I've already started asking people to think and pray about that. We're excited.

Well... until next time Happy Stitching!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Page 13 done!

Good Afternoon! I finally have page 13 done! I didn't do a lot of stitching this week. It really hasn't been a good week, but it's getting better.

I ordered the fabric for Autumn Bell Pull but for some reason it's delayed in Grand Rapids, says they found a problem. Hoping it will be corrected and proceed on to me. I'm thinking maybe the package broke open or the material tore in one of the machines, or it was too bulky for machine, who knows. So in the mean time I'm going to do this dump truck from Cyber Stitchers for Quilts for Older Children and Adults.

Well....until next time happy stitching!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

I fell off the wagon!

Good morning! It was these two patterns that made me fall off the wagon! I saw the Spring one and loved it. And since they had Autumn I got that one too. I don't think the have Summer and Winter out yet, but when they do I'll be getting them. I wanted to start Autumn but didn't have a long enough piece of material so I ordered it from 123 stitch. It'll be here at end of week I hope.

Well I need to get off and head for church. Until next time Happy Stitching!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Where is October going?

Well...October is just flying by and I've posted very little this month. I've been stitching a lot on this piece. Now that the worse of it is done, I think the rest of this piece will go quicker. Right now I have about 750 hours of stitching in and it's a little over half done. I love working on this piece.

I had really thought I would get some fall pieces in. I might yet. I fell of the wagon. I ordered 2 leaflets by Stoney Creek one was a Spring Bell Pull and the other an Autumn one. In Nov. I might start the Autumn on we'll see. When my sister was here she asked me to do a Christmas Bread Cover so I need to do that. I'd like to have it done before she comes again so she has it for Christmas.

It's hard to believe Tuesday it will be a year that our mom died. It was on Sat. my brother came and got me from the cat shelter and said she took a turn for the worse. She died 2 days later.

This weekend we are having a pot luck at church tomorrow to meet the candidate for Youth and Christian Ed Director and her husband then Sunday we'll vote on her.

Yesterday I went on a color tour and we stopped to eat. There were only 5 of us but we had a nice time. Unfortunately this year the winds have been so strong and it's been cold we didn't get much color this year. Most of the leaves died or were blown off the trees before they had a chance to change color. But we saw some color anyway.

Well...until next time Happy Stitching.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Page 9 is done. Seven pages to go!

Good evening! I finished page 9 a couple of hours ago. I love this page and can't wait to do the following pages. It's showing more personality now and more colors too. I am almost half done with this piece and right now I have no desire to lay it down so hopefully I will finish page 13 before I lay it back down to do Christmas things.

There really isn't much going on so this is a short post. Until next time......Happy Stitching!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Pages 3&4 are done. Only 9 1/3 pages to go!

Slowly but surely this piece is getting to the finish line. This is after about 624 hours of stitching. I'd like to get page 9 done and page 13 started before laying this piece down until January.

Thank you for your comments they have been encouraging to me. Thank you for reading and flollowing my blog. I really appreciate it.

Until next time.....Happy Stitching.