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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

November Smalls SAL and TUSAL

Hi Blogger Friends.  On time with one and late with the other.  It's the last Wednesday of the month and time for the Smalls SAL.  This is being hosted by Heather of Stitching Lotus.  We pick a small project to stitch on and post a finished picture on the last Wednesday of the month.  (Holy mac and cheese.  This is finish 25 for the year.)


Christmas Blessings with Charm - Lizzie Kate
14ct Polar Ice
Started 9-13-14
Finished 11-26-14


It's also time for the Totally Useless Stitch-a-long.  This is being hosted by Sharon of It's Daffycat.  We keep our floss scrapes for the month and post them on the New Moon.  I do believe this is the most orts I have ever had and still have 1 month left to add to them.



I also won a giveaway from Sharah.  Isn't it great.  I've never stitched a Margaret Sherry design.  But I sure see them all over blogland.  Thank you Sharah.  I love it all.

Thanks for looking.   Linda

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Finally an Update and a RAK

Hi Blogger Friends.  I'm still spending wayyyyy to much time on this stupid computer.  BUT, my husband is finally getting his day shift back at work starting next week.  I'm so excited and I know my crafting is going to get a whole bunch better.
I got a package from Nancy at Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe the other day.  I know I didn't order anything.  I got a RAK from Evalina.  It came with the floss and bells.  Thank you so much Evalina.  I just love it.


Santa's 12 Days of Christmas - Prairie Schooler - Day 9    I am about half done with this one.  I have been working on these for 23 months.  I really am getting tired of them.  I would love to finish them by the end of the year.  (Do you notice how I like to dream alot?)

Candy Cane Christmas - Ursula Michael     Now this one is fun to stitch.  I did the candy canes and the CHR.

I also started crocheting a lapghan.  This is the pattern I used for the last baby blanket I made and forgot to take a picture of.  It's a fun quick stitch if I work on it.  I would like to get 3 done by Christmas.  There I go dreaming again.


Thanks for looking.   Linda

Monday, November 10, 2014

Linda's Turtle Trot SAL Nov. Update

Hi Blogger Friends.   It's Turtle Trot time.  This is a SAL being hosted by Claudette of BAP Attack.  We pick 10 projects to work on throughout the year and see how many we can finish.  I'm quite pleased with the amount I got done on them this month.  I would love to get them all finished this year except the Disney.  It's going to take 10 years.  (Now I'm hoping to get a couple done by the end of the year.)

1.  Mitten Friends - Diane Arthurs - I finished the mitten.


2.  6 Fat Men - Lizzie Kate -  I started building a snowman and then it started melting.


3.  Disney Heroes #16 - Alina's XStitch - I filld in about a 100 holes and it took me 3 hours.


4.  Pretty Little New York - Satsuma Street - I started another building.


5.  Mermaid Myrna - Diane Arthurs - I did the water above her tail.


6.  Dog Lessons for People - Lizzie Kate - I started another row.


7.  Autumn Season - Sandra Cozzolino - I finished autumn.


8.  Spring Alphabet - Lizzie Kate - I finished 4 squares and started a few more.


9.  March Sampler - Waxing Moon Designs - I added another strand on the top banner.



Thanks for looking.   Linda

Another Sad Day

Morris left us to go be with his ole pal Mr. D.  He will always be in our home and in our hearts.  Most all of my cross stitch pieces have bits of his white hair in them.

RIP  We miss you.

11-30-00    11-7-14






Linda      I know he's laying on someone's lap up there.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

November YOTA SAL

Hi Blogger Friends.  It's Year of the Acronym time again.  This is where we pick a project and work on it during the month and post a before and after picture on the first Saturday.  It is being hosted by Pull the Other Thread.

This is Bothy Threads cut-thru North Pole House.

11-1-14  I did a smidge more on the roof.


10-4-14

Thanks for looking.   Linda

Friday, October 31, 2014

Mega Mini Month Madness - Final Post

Hi Blogger Friends. It's MMMM time.  This is a SAL being hosted by Pull The Other Thread.  You can see all the other SALongers HERE.  We are to work on smalls for the month of October and see how many we can get done.  Yeah!  I managed to get one more done for a total of 6 this month.  Sure wish I could do that every month.  The designs were fun to stitch but I'm really tired of doing the borders.  I'm glad that I'm almost done with this set.
Lizzie Kate Boo Club
14ct Lavender
Started 9-11-14
Finished 10-30-14

Here's a few more for my Jan/Feb starts next year.




I have also added lots and lots more to Debbies page at the top of my blog.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Thanks for looking.   Linda

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

October Small's SAL

Hi Blogger Friends.  It's the last Wednesday of the month and time for the Smalls SAL.  This is being hosted by Heather of Stitching Lotus.  We pick a small project to stitch on and post a finished picture on the last Wednesday of the month.
I have been doing the Mega Mini Madness Month SAL and have finished 5 this month.





Thanks for looking.   Linda

PS  I started adding pictures to Debbie's start page at the top of my blog.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mega Mini Month Madness - Post 5 and TUSAL

Hi Blogger Friends. It's MMMM time.  This is a SAL being hosted by Pull The Other Thread.  You can see all the other SALongers HERE.  We are to work on smalls for the month of October and see how many we can get done.
I actually got  3 done this week.
Lizzie Kate Boo Club
14ct Marbled Green
Started 9-13-14
Finished 10-20-14

Lizzie Kate Boo Club
14ct Yellow Gold
Started 9-11-14
Finished 10-24-14

Lizzie Kate Flip-It Stamp
14ct Beige
Started 1-14-13
Finished 10-25-14

It's also time for the Totally Useless Stitch-a-long.  This is being hosted by Sharon of It's Daffycat.  We keep our floss scrapes for the month and post them on the New Moon.  I do believe this is the most orts I have ever had and still have 2 months left to add to them.

Thanks for looking.   Linda

I gotta go start organizing my 59 starts for next year.  I have about 70 pulled already and haven't even went through all the charts I just bought on Etsy.  I might be starting a new one everyday next year.  Anyone want to join me??  LOL

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Traveling Treasure Chest

Hi Blogger Friends.  I was the next lucky pirate to receive the Traveling Treasure Chest.  This was started by Kim.  She picked some charts and kits that she no longer wanted and sent them to Teresa.  She picked out a couple and than added some and I was the next lucky pirate.  I picked out 3 and added several more and the next lucky pirate is Shelly.  These are the ones I choice.

As most of you know, I had a Saturday SAL with Debbie.  (There are still about 25 that we were going to be stitching on Saturdays.)  I'm so very happy that 4 wonderful stitching friends have joined me on Saturday. Four of us our working on Candy Cane Christmas by Ursula Michael and one is working on Good Morning.
My SALongers are Annette,  Miamina,  Sasha  and Vicky (she posted on Facebook).  Thank you so much ladies for joining me.

A few more stash enhancement charts.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/dueamici

 Counted Cross Stitch Pattern, Disney, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Stained Glass, Instant PDF Download

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AmazingCrossStitch
Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Characters - Digital PDF Cross Stitch Pattern

https://www.etsy.com/shop/lovemystitch
GOOD PRICE - Limited Time Counted Cross Stitch - The Best Themes - 35.43" x 26.57" - L678

https://www.etsy.com/shop/TradewindsEmbroidery
Mickey Mouse with an Antique Car Counted Cross Stitch Pattern 24 Count Aida PDF Instant Download DMC

https://www.etsy.com/shop/cloudsfactory
Disney Princesses Evil Villains parody - Cross stitch PDF pattern

https://www.etsy.com/shop/weelittlestitches

Pixel People - The Big Bang Theory - PDF Cross Stitch Pattern - INSTANT DOWNLOAD


Thanks for looking.   Linda