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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Days 24 and 25 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  I've been in a little stitching funk this week, so I am behind in my starts.  (Makes me irrated with myself).  I was doing so good at keeping up.  I think my mojo is coming back.  I hope so, I still have all my February starts.  Part of the problem is the starts I have left, some I'm not liking alot right now so I did change a couple of them.  I will stitch the other ones later. 

Day 24 - Happy Holidays - Ursula Michael

Day 25 - Stitches, Stars and Stripes - Blue Ribbon Designs


Tuesday SAL - Joy Tree - Ursula Michael
Thursday SAL with Ruth - Robin Hood - LHN
I started 272 Words on 1-1-12.  I decided on Jan 9 to stitch one strand a day on it.  I managed 17 days and 44 words.


You can click on any picture to enlarge.
 Thanks for looking.  Linda

PS Don't forget to enter my giveaway here.  I only need 2 more followers for a second lapghan.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

1 Year Blogoversary Giveaway

Hi Blogger Friends.  I started blogging on Jan 2, 2011.  I would like to have a giveaway.  I feel my stitching is okay, but I don't know how to do any of  the different finishings I see in blogland.  I am a very proficient crocheter and would like to crochet a lapghan for a lucky winner.  Here are the rules:

1.  You must be a follower of my blog. (old or new).

2.  Leave a comment on this post only and tell me your favorite color(s).

3.  If you post about it on your blog with a link to this post, I will give you a second entry.   Post a second comment on this post with a link to your blog.  (You don't have to have a blog to enter.)

4.  I have 144 followers right now.  If you can all help me reach 160 followers, I will pick another winner - 180 followers a third winner - 200 followers a fourth winner.  So if we can get me up to 200 followers you will have four chances to win.

5.  I will pick the winner(s) on Feb. 25.  That would have been my brother's birthday.



Here is a picture of the Lacy Granny Square that I will be making for the lapghan(s).  I will be making them with varigated yarn with coordinating solids.  The size will be 50 x 50.
I started making these squares in 1986 and have made over 3,000 of them.  Needless to say, they are my favorite squares to make.  I have made over 50 afghans with this pattern as gifts and I have also sold about 50.



Good luck everybody.     Linda

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Miss Murphy

I told you I didn' do it.  Or, haha, I got away with it.

 
What do you all think this look means.


I just love it.    Linda

Days 22 and 23 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks again for the comments.  Two more starts and a SAL update.

Day 22 - Witch Parking Only - Glendon Place



Day 23 - Singing the Blues - Little House Needleworks


Santa's 12 Days -  Sunday SAL with Debbie and Kaye


Sparky and Maggie napping.



Thanks for looking.   Linda

PS  Updated Halloween House page.

TUSAL

This is the first post for the TUSAL.  I bought a new ort jar today and I just love it.  It looks like glass but its hard plastic.   (can't have glass with the furbabies)



Something new and somebody has to investigate.  (Midnight)

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Day 21 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Just a quick post to show day 21 start of another alien.  This time it's a pirate.

Cut Thru Pirate Ship - Bothy Threads



Thanks for looking.   Linda

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Day 20 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for the positive feedback on my giveaway question.  I will be posting a giveaway in a week or so.
Here is day 20 start and update on Halloween House SAL.

Day 20 - Chocolate Makes Your Clothes Shrink - Waxing Moon

Halloween House - Ursula Michael



Thanks for looking.   Linda

Friday, January 20, 2012

Days 18 and 19

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks for the comments.  Here is day 18 and 19 starts and Thursday SAL progress.

#18  Cackle - Raise the Roof - tropical green that doesn't show

my alien witch's arms and fingers


#19  Treats - Lizzie Kate (this is part of the Boo Club series.  I am stitching them separately each one on different colored fabric.  This is tropical lavender, I wish the color would show)


Thursday SAL with Ruth.  Robin Hood - Little House Needleworks

This is so much fun to stitch.


Thanks for looking.    Linda


PS  I passed up my one year blogoversary.  It was Jan 2.  I feel that my stitching is ok but I don't know how to do any of the wonderful finishes I see in blogland.  I am a very proficient crocheter.  I am thinking of having a giveway and I will crochet a lapghan/afghan for someone.   Would anybody be interested?  I'm only getting opinions now, this is not the giveaway.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Days 16 and 17

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks for the comments.  Here is start 16 and 17 and a progress pic on my SAL piece with Randi.

#16 A Day at the Beach - Country Cottage Needleworks

#17 Cat Lessons For People - Lizzie Kate


SAL - Joy Tree - Ursula Michael


Thanks for looking.   Linda


(You can click on any picture to enlarge.)

Monday, January 16, 2012

Day 15 UCJC & SAL Update

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks for the comments.  They are appreciated.  Here is start 15.

Thankful Critters - Ursula Michael



I am in a Sunday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.  We are doing Santa's 12 Days of Christmas by Prairie Schooler.  I am working on day 1.  This is week 2 update.



Thanks for looking.   Linda

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Day 14 UCJC

Here is day 14 start.

Why Hoard Gold - Dragon Dreams



 I also added a couple pics to the Halloween House SAL page.

Thanks for looking.    Linda

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Day 13 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all the great comments.  Here is day 13 start.

Unknown Blessing - Diane Arthurs


This is my Halloween House SAL update week 2.  (There are 10 of us doing this and I have a page at the top of the blog showing everybodys weekly progress.)


I also started on Jan. 9 putting one strand a day in Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.  I have 17 words done now.


Thanks for looking.    Linda

Friday, January 13, 2012

Day 12 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Here is day 12 start.
I have also posted an update pic on the Halloween House SAL page.

Uber Christmas Tree - Bent Creek



This two are best buds.  They always cuddle together on the bed.

Miss Murphy and Maggie.


Thanks for looking.   Linda

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Day 11 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Here is day 11 start.

Official Crazy Cat Lady - Raise the Roof


Thanks for looking.   Linda

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Days 9 and 10

Hi Blogger Friends,  Thanks for all of the great comments on all my posts.  I really appreciate them.  (I'm getting better at leaving comments).
Here are my day 9 and 10 starts.

Day 9 - The Old West - Little House Needleworks  This will be a SAL with Ruth once we finish Robin Hood.

I will probably have to bs around the building and the horse - its not showing up very well.


Day 10 - Autumn Alphabet - Lizzie Kate  (sorry its a little fuzzy)


This two are going to be so much fun to stitch.  Can't hardly wait to get back to them.  I started Monday putting one strand in 272 Words.  So far I have managed Monday and Tuesday. lol

I leave you with a picture of my furbabies.

left front - Maggie, Sparky, his sister Snowflake and Mocha



Thanks for looking.  Linda

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Heather's Giveaway

Heather of Heather's Stitching Story is having a great giveaway of Country Cottage and Little House Needlework charts.  You can check it out here.

Linda

Monday, January 9, 2012

Day 8 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all the great comments.  Here is start #8.

This is going to be a Sunday SAL with Kaye and Debbie.

Santa's 12 Days - Day 1 - Prairie Schooler

thats a pretty sad start

I have started a Halloween House SAL page on the top of my blog.  I will post weekly updates of everyone's progress.  First week is posted.


Thanks for looking.  Linda

WIPocalypse Update #1

This is the first update for the WIPocalypse Challenge.  I finished the words on the bottom.


Thank for looking.   Linda

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Day 7 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends,  Thank you for all the nice comments.  Here is day 7 start.

Summer and Winter - September - Prairie Schooler

my alien squirrel


Thanks for looking.   Linda

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Day 6 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for the comments.  Here is day 6 start.  Also a start on the christmas challenge that I joined.

Halloween House - Ursula Michael - this is a SAL with 8 other stitchers.  List in my sidebar.



This is my very sad start on a christmas ornament for the christmas challenge.

                                                 You can click on any picture to enlarge.

This is the first kit that I've stitched in alot of years, and to be honest, I don't like doing kits anymore.



Thanks for looking.   Linda

Friday, January 6, 2012

Day 5 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends,  I corrected the picture in my day 4 post.  Thank you for the nice comments.   Here is day 5.

Robin Hood - Little House Needlework - SAL with Ruth


Thanks for looking.  Linda

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Day 4 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thanks for the great comments.  Here is my day 4 start.  It is a SAL with Debbie.

Lady Liberty - Diane Arthurs


Thanks for looking.   Linda

PS  I added alot more pictures to my SDUCFebC page at the top of my blog.

Edit:  Picture is correct now.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Day 3 UCJC

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all the wonderful comments on my first 2 starts.

Here is day 3 - Joy Tree by Ursula Michael - SAL with Randi




Thanks for looking.   Linda

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Days 1 and 2 UCJC

Hi blogger friends.  By now we have all started are crazies.  YEAH.  Here are the first 2 days.

Day 1 - 272 Words - Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - Primrose Needleworks  (shows you how big the fabric is)

you can click on the picture to enlarge

Day 2 - Snow Pals - Diane Arthurs - Monday SAL with Debbie



I have also updated all my pages at the top of my blog.

Thanks for looking.   Linda