Saturday, October 20, 2007

Lots of Progress


Page 1 is completed now and Page 2 is well underway. It seems to be easier than what page 1 was plus more fun. I can actually see it turning into something! I love the colors so far in this piece. But may feel differently when I get to the Elk and the grass!

Today I went and got more DMC Floss at Hobby Lobby. It seems no matter how much floss I have I keep having to get more. I think I got 70 skeins the last two weeks and already have my list started for next time. I've really been good about not getting patterns lately. I'm starting to make a list of my books, leaflets and kits. I thought maybe I had 300- 400 at the most. I'm not even half way through the stash and already have over 300 listed. So guess I might have 700+ without exagerating!

I saw the Question of Week. I don't remember the exact phrasing but it was asking what percentage of your pieces goes for gifts verses keeping. (If I remember it right). So much of mine goes to gifts and Love Quilts, etc. That I really have to say about 90% of my stitching is given away. This particular piece will be going to my brother.

Our fall colors are starting to come out now. They are so pretty. Next week will probably be peak. They said we wouldn't have much color this year now they are saying we will have a lot of color. A group from church was going to go on a color tour the other day but cancelled because of bad weather forecasts. Actually the day turned out alright as far as when they were going. It was later the bad storms and tornadoes swept through. We didn't get the tornados as we are right on Lake Michigan and that protects us. We did get the wind, and the storms though. Very odd for it being so late in year.

I have enjoyed going through so many blogs. My blog roll keeps growing and growing. I love seeing everyoe's pieces.

Well until next time Happy Stitching!

9 comments:

Barbara said...

What an amazing amount of progress, Barb! It looks wonderful!

Carolyn said...

Wow! This is going to be gorgeous when completed. You are doing great with your updates. I miss the fall colors. Here in the desert not much coloring going on. Thank you for stopping by my blog and your added to mine.

Marita said...

I love the colours on your stitching as well.

Don't think there is such a thing as too much stash, just not enough storage :grin:

Pumpkin said...

Have you slept at all this week Barb???? GREAT progress! Those needles must be flying ;o)

Mary Ann said...

WOW! You have made a lot of progress--it looks great!!

Ranae said...

Hi! That looks nice. I can't wait till the moose appears.

Hazel said...

700!!!! Wowza! I think you should photograph it all so we can drool over it. Caretaker looks fab. xx

Lauren said...

I know what you mean about stash - I pulled out all my magazines, and I was absolutely astounded at how much I have! I love the piece you're working on - the trees are so pretty.

Carolyn said...

Barb,
You know you make me smile and I have an award for you on my blog. Please go see. Have a nice weekend.