Sunday, December 30, 2007

And the holiday continues!

I won't be stitching much because Kelly got me this for Christmas!
The only bad thing is that he got it for me on Thursday and I went back to work on Friday so really I've only played twice with my cousins :( After the 1st I'm off for 6 days and the only plans I have for those days are to organize the "craft/computer" room which has turned into a storage room (you can see the mess in the picture above) and play Rock Band! I will of course continue to stitch on the train but my progress will be slow. Until next time! PS - Is my BF the best or what?!?!?!

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Happy Christmas to meeeee!!

I made a trip to my not so LNS in LI today. My intentions were to buy some JBW charts and some floss. My mother gave me $100 for Christmas and once I got there I figured I'd spend it there :-) This is what I got

I've noticed that I'm in love with Shepherd's Bush and have slowly (or not so slowly) been collecting the kits and charts I want. I still have 2 or 3 more I want (not including the ones I have on order at my other not so LNS) and I think I'll have all the ones that I want!
Today is towel laundry day, Ana was right behind me in my room while my mother was piling the towels to be washed in the hallway - she almost always follows me around. Well I was looking at my stash and notice that she's very quiet and when I looked she wasn't in my room anymore. I go out to look for her and this is where I found her... She's actually lucky my mother didn't catch her haha. For the longest I've had this frame for dogs that was up with the picture that it came with. Well I thought it was time that I change it and put a picture of Ana. I found this really nice picture of her on my computer. She has a lot of gray hair now on her face and it really shows in pictures but this is one from when she was without all the gray.Isn't she pretty? I swear I love more and more each day!
I had a stitchy finish today but I can't share it because it's for the Fair and Square Exchange. I hope my partner likes it. It was a really quick stitch and it has the cutest button. Well I'm sleepy - I've been up since 6am and have been out and about so I'm drained. I'm actually about to go back out with my cousin and I so wish I could stay home and take a nap but I told him I'd go out with him *sigh* hopefully we'll come home quickly and he won't drive me to the end of the world and back. TTFN

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas

Friday, December 21, 2007

My Little Sampler

I couldn't resist starting this one. At first I was dragging through it, I was stitching it 2 over 2 and the stitches looked so squished together that I ripped it out and re-stitched it 1 over 2. Of course I now know that the reason they looked squished was because I had just finished stitching on 18ct and now it looks too light but I'm not ripping anything out and have convinced myself that I was going for a delicate look hehe. Anyway here's my progress on Brightneedle's The Sampler Sampler.
I'm going to continue stitching on this probably until Christmas and then I'll start on my Fair and Square Exchange piece. TTFN

Sunday, December 16, 2007

It's Done!!!!

Major Happy Dancing going on right now :-) I left off the heart button that goes on the sheep because I just didn't like the way it looked on. Now I don't know what to do..should I go back to Autumn Snapperland or start on my Fair and Square Exchange piece. I guess I'll decide in a bit...TTFN!

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Last Update

Hopefully the next time I show this it'll be done! I have the small sheep to stitch, Isabel's name, and all the backstitching and then I can add the charms and it's done! I can't wait to show it to her :-)

I'm in a rush so I won't write much but I do have tons of pictures to show. I work tonight and NEED to take a nap before it's time to leave so I'll just put brief descriptions underneath or on top.

These are some old finishes. Next time you see them here on this blog they'll be finished into pillows. I sent them to the finishers Tuesday and once I get them back I'll send 3 more :-)

I did some fun stash shopping the last few days. I have one more thing to buy (that I know of) and then I think I'll ease off the stash shopping for a while, unless Shepherd's Bush puts some other things out that I love!

Some finishing I got back from the finisher on Tuesday...check out that cute little ghost button :-)

And finally my lastest framed piece! I love it!!!! Can't wait to find a place for it to hang.

Saturday, December 08, 2007

Overdue Update

Every time I'm about to blog and post an update picture of my SB stocking something happens which prevents me from doing so. I finally have the time to post so I decided to do it before something else comes up.
All that's left to do is the bottom, backstitching, and Isabel's name. I'm having fun stitching this and think I'll be done with it by Christmas. Now that I'm back at work most of my stitching is done on the train. My days off have been so hectic that I hardly stitch at home :(

I have a stitching date on the 11th which I'm looking forward to a little more than usual. Work has been CRAZY!!! I mean it's been quiet at night, I'm usually done with my work work at around 10pm and get a chance to stitch an hour before my break and then for maybe an hour of my break before the morning hecticness begins but it just feels like all I do is come home and go to work. I hate when it feels like that. This week I worked Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, and today and tomorrow. I'm so drained! After being off for the majority of November I just can't get back into the swing of things. *sigh* I'm going to take a nap I only slept for about 5 hours last night and that's not going to cut it if I'm going to work two more nights. TTFN!