Friday, March 27, 2009

What a Week!

At least at the Food Pantry. We've been busy. I was there a little while this afternoon for 3 more ladies. Usually we are not open on Friday. We've had a lot of people come in but that's what it's for. I just hope our food holds out. Fortunately since we work under Love In The Name Of Christ Organization we get free food from them. Came in handy this past week and now we need more.

I did get quite a bit of progress on the Clown Face. He's about half way done now.

Tonight I'm going to a concert at a Coffee House our church Praise Team is putting on. I'm looking forward to it. They really are good.

Next weekend my brother and sister-in-law are taking our parents and me to MO. Our oldest brother lives down there with his family. We get to meet baby Chelsea for the first time. She'll be 2 months old next week.

Well....until next time Happy Stitching!

Saturday, March 21, 2009


I finally have finished Faith. I'm not sure this is a really good picture of it. It was a fun piece to do but took a lot longer than I contemplated. It's my kind of piece though, small but detailed. Now to go back to the clown piece again.

The other day I read on someone's blog about Cyberstitchers. While the person had every right to be disappointed and to voice it I am disappointed by all the badmouthing the posters had. So I am going to say some good things about Cyberstitchers. For one thing it is free and they offer a whole lot at their site. They have received headaches from designers unhappy with something a person stitched or they got the name wrong etc. And have received criticism from other people who have rooms there. I'm not saying I agree with everything but the rules are there for a good reason and are not hard to follow. (Although I really don't see where this particular person broke any rules, she had a good room there and I will miss seeing her room as I enjoyed it. I will miss her there, and yes I do understand her side of the story too and her disappointment.) When I have had a problem with Anita she has responded very nicely and satisfactory. They have put a lot of time and work into the site for everyone to enjoy and it shows. So I don't feel she deserved to be badmouthed like she was from people who aren't even familiar with the site. After all the site is free she isn't charging anything, if we don't like it we can just delete our room and go on from there. Well I've had my say. Anyone who knows me knows I find good in everyone and do not tolerate bad mouthing too well. Enough said on that.

We are enjoying some spring like weather. The next week is suppose to be very springlike. I sure hope winter doesn't return as we are all going to be very upset! We are getting spoiled by the weather. I even walked my brother's dog, Autumn for an hour yesterday. It was so nice.

Well until next time Happgy Stitching. Thank you for reading my blog and I hope you will continue reading it.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Update on Faith and an Award

KathrynNZ gave me this award. Thank you so much Kathryn I appreciate it, it was so nice of you. I need to select 8 friends to give it too so I will do so at the bottom of this post.

I haven't been home much this past week. My sister came to town on Thurs. so was with her at our parents Thurs. & Fri. Then Sat. our mom and I went to my sister's house until yesterday. It really was a nice time. I sort of spoiled their dog rotten. I didn't get in much stitching or computer time but wasn't planning to. I did go to a LNS not too far from her house. It's funny the first time we went it seemed like it was so far, second time we knew right where we were going and didn't seem nearly as far seemed like a quick trip. Kay and mom went into a Used Book Store right by the Crss Stitch Shop. I did get a few things.

Then on way home we stopped off at my niece Heather's house. Kay babysits Addie every other Wed. so Tim and Wendy picked mom and I up there. Addie is now 10 months and is walking. She was so cute yesterday she knew she was center of attention. Heather taught Addie to say "ah oh....." Bryan taught Addie to say "ai ya yaya ai". She also can say her name and her dog's name but you have to know she is saying it and se your imagination but she gives it a good try. Not bad for being so young!

When I did stitch I stitched on the clown as it was easy to stitch on in the car and easy to lay down and pick up. ButI have gone back to the Faith piece and hope to finish it off Friday for sure if not tomorrow. I really like this piece a lot.

Here is the clown piece which really is an easy stitch. Just a lot of white in it but it's moving along.

Before I cloe here are the 8 I'll pass this award too. It was hard to pick as I enjoy all the blogs but these are the 8 I will choose just click on their names from my blog roll on side to see their blogs.

Mary Ann (Just Stitching)
Dawn (Tea Time)
Dawn (Golden Angel Stitches)
Barb (Barb's Stitches)
Deb (Deb S)
Lori (Loriray)
Cathy (Pumpkin Patch & Co)
Those are my 8. Until next time Happy Stitching!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Yet another new start

Does this look like a wedding piece though? I hope not, it is for a Friendship Quilt. It has some flowers and the word Faith and 2 more roses on it. I took it as a religious piece. It's so pretty. I love it. I needed a break from the clown.

Sat. my mom and I are going to my sister's house for about 3 days. We'll be back Tuesday early evening. She babysits baby Addie every other Wed. so we'll go to Heather's and my brother will pick us up from there. We get to see Addie again!

Well-until next time Happy Stitching!

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Progress on clown

This is progress after 34 hours of stitching on it. It's starting to come to life now. I confess this is not a piece I would normally choose but for some reason it caught my eye. It is a lot of fun to stitch even if it has so much orange. A little later a lot of white comes in so that'll be interesting.

Things really have been quiet around here. Now that the weather is better for now I've been taking Autumn (my brother's dog) for walks a little more and she likes that. I finally am getting over the cold I had, the cough is much better now. I've been taking sinu tab and that is finally working better.

Well-I'm going to go read some blogs until next time Happy Stitching!

Monday, March 02, 2009

Another new start

I'm still working on the music piece but also doing this clown piece. I've been wanting to do a Circus piece and when a Circus Quilt came up at Love Quilts I signed up for it. This isn't my typical style of piece but it caught my eye. It will be a clown face when all done.

Speaking of circuses, Johnny went to one last week and had a ball. Here is a picture of him and Teacup the clown. He even got to ride an elephant which he loved. You can tell by the look on his face (in picture with his dad) that Johnny is just loving everything!

Our weather is warming up some now. By the end of the week we are suppose to be 40's and most of our snow will be gone. By the way, how are those of you out east? I heard about all that snow that hit.

Well, until next time, Happy Stitching!