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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Finish #3 and Starts 32 and 33

Hi Blogger Friends.  Another finish and its still only February.  Go me!!   Well, here goes another long winded post.  Hope you stay with me.

Finish #3 - This is a SAL with DebbieLesleyanne  and  Anglea.
 Treats - (Boo Club) - Lizzie Kate
14ct Provence Lavender
Started 1-19-12
Finished 2-21-13

Start 32 - Black Cat - (Boo Club) - Lizzie Kate

Start 33 - Noel - (Jingles) - Lizzie Kate - This is for the monthly ornament SAL.  What a fun little stitch.  I think I will leave the candy border off the top and bottom.   Yipppeee!!  I will have another finish this month.

Halloween House - Ursula Michael - SAL with several others.  I finally finished the huge green roof and started the bushes in front of the house.   (You can see all our progress on my HH SAL page at the top.)

Santa's 12 Days of Christmas - Day 4 - Prairie Schooler - SAL with  Debbie  and  Kaye.

Singing the Blues - Little House Needleworks - SAL with  Debbie.  I hope to finish this one tomorrow.

September - Prairie Schooler - SAL with  Debbie  and  Rosemary.

I received this cute chart and she added the 3 skeins of floss (scary - I didn't have these colors) from Denise at Riverside Stitching in her giveaway.  Go check out her great stitching blog.

Sharon who's blog is Shebafudge and lives in the UK was kind enough to order this UK magazine for me.  I wanted the Joan Elliott booklet that came free with the magazine.  Go check out her awesome stitching blog.  Thank you to both great stitching friends.

I decided I needed some online therapy (geez I have finished 3 pieces this year) so I got a little stash.



I live in the Sierra Foothills in Northern California at about the 1200' elevation.  We decided to have some snow last Tuesday.  I have lived in this town for 22 years.  (10 miles up the highway for the prior 21 years)
This is the 6th time that is has snowed and stuck since I've lived down here.  It snowed for about 3 hours and was sticking on the grass, roofs and vehicles.  Froze overnight and was gone by Wednesday afternoon.

I'll leave you with a picture of Morris.  Doesn't he look evil?  lol
You can click on any of the pics to enlarge.

Thanks for looking.  Linda

PS Nancy at Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe is having another awesome floss giveaway.  Go check it out.


24 comments:

wilma boer said...

Morris doesn't look evil at all... just looking for a hug!
Great stitching...you sure have a lot on the go! And the magazine with insert looks promising!

Margaret said...

Love all your stitching! Morris is so cute, doesn't look evil at all. lol! I can't believe it snowed there! Wow!

SoCal Debbie said...

Another great post, Linda! Congrats on another finish! Singing the Blues looks so nice. Hurray for finishing the roof on Halloween House. Lucky you with all that new stash!

sharine said...

Maybe Morris is channeling grumpy cat lol. Great stitching!

Preeti said...

Congrats on the finish Linda! Great job ! The magazine seems to be full of patterns.

Kaisievic said...

Lovely long post, Linda. I took notes as I read so that I could comment on it all!
1. Lovely SAL progress.
2. Singing the blues is so pretty, I love it.
3. Santa SAL- you are up to Day 4- no fair!
4. Love your prize from Denise and such gorgeous colours of the threads.
5. Ooh, I have that JE booklet, too, so cute.
6. Love all of your new stash but especially "Take me out to the Ball Game". It is now on my 123 Stitch Wishlist.
7. Ooh Snow, lovely, we are having a heat wave here in Melbourne.
8. Morris is gorgeous- don't malign him.
Love Kaye

~ Toni ~ said...

You are on quite a roll my lady and what a fine job you have done on your recent finishes. Great job on the online therapy session. If my cats see your Kitty Door Greeter, I know they insist on me getting that chart for them. >^..^< I think Morris wants you to drop all the other projects and stitch that up for him ASAP. Happy Stitching!!!

Lesleyanne said...

Great progress on your SAL stitching, they all look gorgeous. Great picture of Morris. Lovely new stash.

butterfly said...

Morris is a cutie. Love all your stitching you are always so busy, great job and great post. hugs.

Annette-California said...

I went to kindergarten school in Jackson:) Lived in River Pines. Love all your wips and FUN new stash Linda. Morris is beautiful.
love Annette

cucki said...

Love all your stitching! Morris is so cute..big hugs x

Mii Stitch said...

Congrats on your finish! Great new stash too :)

Miamina said...

Congrats on the finish, it's lovely! Beautiful stitching :)

Great stash , look forward to seeing some of those completed!

If you have any problem getting hold of UK Magazines I'm also happy to help!

Beautiful cat, he doesn't look evil, just cute and fluffy :P

Tama said...

Ooo, starts, finishes, lots of progress, stash, and a handsome evil kitty to cuddle - what a great time you've been having!

Joyce Clark Frank said...

Great progress. Halloween house looking good. That green roof is huge.

Lumiruusu said...

Hello Linda !
You have done very much lovely stitching and i liked every piece !
To buy some new new stah is very healthy for a stitcher and makes me allways happy !
I love all the patterns you get !!
The kitty looks cute and I am sure he is a faithfull stitching company to You ..
The x-stitch magazines from UK are very colourfull and I am allways very happy if I find them from the department store at nearest city..
The World of Cross Stitching and Cross Stitch Crazy are my favourite ones..


Please Excuse me again my funny english and the bad grammar..

Beth in IL said...

Great finish! Love seeing all the various WIPs.

Emma/Itzy said...

Congrats on your finish, and of course that means you can add to your stash! hehe x

Carol said...

Treats is so cute, Linda!! Your'e really on a roll this year with your finishes :)

I'll bet it was fun seeing the snow for a change--as long as you didn't have to go out in it!!

Sierra said...

Great stash and work

Loubie69 said...

You have been doing some great stitching and I think your cat is lovely :-)

blue star stitcher said...

What great stitchy progress. Amazingly it snowed here in Phoenix last week, of course it only stuck around for like 5 minutes but still it is fun to see.

Faith... said...

Oh so many beautiful stitches!

Congrats on your finish, Halloween House is looking great and I love your Jingles!

Lots of new goodies too :)

Ruth McKeon said...

Linda you are really clocking up the finishes way to go you and of course you needed some new stash, love it all especially the chefs may I ask who those are by? Judging by your post youll have a few more finishes soon xx