Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Whiskers and Two new starts

It's been quite sometime since I've posted a picture of Whiskers. If he had his way he'd be on my bed all night and I would be on the floor! But he gets it during the afternoons. He was sleeping until I came in with the camera and he hates having his picture taken. He is 16 now and sleeping is his favorite past time.

The first one is Oregon State Map by Sue Hillis. This one probably will be done at the end of the week. It is part of 4 maps I'm doing for my niece, Michelle. The first one, Michigan was done last year, I have to do New York and Colorado yet. Not my usual kind of a project or my favorite but they are easy to do.

This one I just love I think it is so pretty. It is very slow going as I almost need a magnifying glass to read the pattern! So I'll try to buy one next week. I really do enjoy this one. It will be a heart when finished and will go to a special quilt we are doing at 123 stitch. There isn't a whole lot done on yet, but as time goes on you'll see more of it. I actually think I will be doing 3 easy pieces while working on this. I tend to spend mornings on this (although taking two days off because of the business of earlier today and tomorrow, so will work on map which is much easier when I can stitch.) I love doing this heart though and can't wait to see it come to life.
I am so glad this is the end of January. Fortunately the days have gone quickly but weather wise it's been a long month. At least we aren't getting the ice storms of the east. Stay safe those of you out there. We are going to be getting warmer weather I think starting tomorrow although it is suppose to snow tomorrow. The weekend is suppose to be nice. Maybe I'll get to walk my brother's dog, I miss her!
I don't know about you, but I get excited to seeing the days get longer! I almost make a game of it.
Well until, next time Happy Stitching


Wendy said...

Nice starts you have! I like the flowers also. I'm looking forward to see the progress on it.

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Those are going to be beautiful.

stitcherw said...

Whiskers looks very comfy, my cats love to sleep on my bed too. Both your new starts look great. The state ones are so interesting with all the little motifs in them.

Debra said...

Pretty cat. I love the flower piece you are working. Yes, I totally agree with you. January has been a very long month.
Debra in Indiana