CARS - AvroraCS

CARS - AvroraCS


Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Last Finish and Updates for 2013

Hi Blogger Friends.  First of all I want to thank each and everyone of you for the get well wishes and prayers.  I am not 100% yet, but I am feeling better and have now lost 50 lbs.  Yippee!!

I received this awesome get well package from Sharon.  Go check out her beautiful stitching.  She is the one that got me hooked on the Bothy Threads cut-thru designs.

This is where my Saturday, Sunday, Monday SAL's ended for the year.

Fall Welcome - Diane Arthurs - Saturday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.

Santa's 12 Days of Christmas - Day 5 - Prairie Schooler - Sunday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.

I didn't work on the Stable.

I missed the last Turtle Trot post so here is how they ended for the year.

1.  The Old West - Little House Needleworks - started 1-9-12

2.  Blue Bird Floral - Diane Arthurs - started 12-18-12

3.  6 Fat Men - Lizzie Kate - started 1-29-12

4.  Fredericka - Carriage House Samplings - started 3-3-12

5.  Happy Camper - Diane Arthurs - started 2-26-12

6.  Summer Season - Sandra Cozzolino - started 9-24-12

7.  Mermaid Myrna - Diane Arthurs - started 9-22-12

8.  January Sampler - FINISHED

January Sampler
Waxing Moon Designs
14 ct Natural Brown Aida
Started 2-25-10
Finished 12-28-13

Thanks for looking.   Linda


Friday, December 20, 2013


Hi Blogger Friends.  Sorry that I've not been blogging.  I spent four days in the hospital last week.  I went in for a horrid leg infection and they decided that I was in A-Fib.  I came home Sunday and still have a horrible infection, extreme pain and swelling in the left leg.  I have been in bed for almost three weeks.  I'm on antibotics but they aren't helping.
I'm sorry for not responding to you wonderful comments, so I will say thank you to each of you now.  I am trying to catch up on reading blogs, but haven't been commenting, but all your stitching and finishing is lovely. I hope to be back by the end of the month with my last stitching update and my starts for next year.
For now, I just want to wish you all a Merry Christmas.


PS  I could sure use some well wishes.  The doctor said if it doesn't get better in a couple days that I will have to go back to the hospital.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

December YOTA SAL and SNOW

Hi Blogger Friends.  It's time for the Year of the Acronym update.  It is being hosted by Pull the Other Thread and you can read about it HERE.  This is Bothy Threads cut-thru North Pole House.  I only worked on it for a few hours last month and I didn't get very much done.  I hope to get more done this month.  Although, after my Turtle Trot post on the 13th, I need to start getting ready for my 31 January starts and decide which 10 for the Turtle Trot.


12-7-13  I finished the elf and did a couple more packages and some yellow.

We live in northern California in the Sierra Foothills at about 1000' elevation.  I would love this snow if my DH didn't have to go to work.  Narrow hilly road and he goes up to the 1900' elevation.  I took these after it had melted off the road.  We had started to put the Christmas decorations up outside yesterday when it started.

Thanks for looking.   Linda

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

TUSAL and some Progress

 Hi Blogger Friends.  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  I'm so enjoying my turkey sandwiches.

 It's time for the last Totally Useless Stitch a-long post for the year.  You can read all about it on Daffycat's blog HERE.  I found some different clear plastic ornaments at Walmart this year and I do believe that I will be able to fill one up this year.  You can tell from last years pic that I did a whole lot more stitching this year.  GO ME!!



I did a little on the Stable yesterday.  I backstitched about half of the horse.  I also did some fill in stitches on the front wall and added the blue bucket.

Fall Welcome by Diane Arthurs is a Saturday SAL with Debbie and Kaye.  I finished her head and the basket.

Santa's 12 Days of Christmas - Day 5 by Prairie Schooler is a Sunday SAL with Kaye and Debbie.  I am almost done with his red coat.  I should be able to finish this one next Sunday.

I do need to start putting together my 10 Turtle Trot pieces for next year and my 31 January starts.  After I post my TT progress on the 13th, I will start working on getting those put together.

Thanks for looking.    Linda