Monday, October 26, 2009

A finish & some WIP's updates

It's Monday, and I'm so glad that it's over. I felt like I was power working today at work.. Head down and full steam ahead. Crazy, I tell ya, just crazy! Got lots done though.

I had a pretty good stitching week last week. I finished my ornament...I'm going to finish it as a cube I think. To large to be a pillow one for the tree, so I think I'll make it into a cube with a nice ribbony bow, and put it on one of the tables in the family room. (In case you didn't know I'm a christmas junkie!!! My house looks like Christmas central by the time I'm finished with it...two with the family ornies, the big shiny tree, and then I have a craft tree, with nothing on it but X-stitched ornaments!) You'll see when I post pics. I am already excited about Christmas. LOL

Design : Holly and Berries
Designer: Little House Needleworks
Stitched on 28 ct Cameo Lugana using recommende fibres

I was going to stitch this over 1, but once I put in the first few stitches on that it was a quick decision to give up on that! No thanks! As nice as it would have been, it's just as nice this way :)

I also worked on my Neighbourhood SAL and put a few stitches into ROS. She is going to be my focus piece for this week. No other stitching planned until Sunday. So hopefullyyyy.........

So that's it for today. I'm off to have a little something to eat, and then to settle in with some tv and ROS.

Monday, October 19, 2009

No update today.

I have had the worst headaches all week. With the changes in the weather, from cold to warm and then back to cold again overnight my head has been a mess that shrinks and expands with mercury in the thermometer. ICK! Although I did manage yesterday to work on The Neighbourhood, but only enough to stitch a fence and the window panes, which is not much to write about nor is it photoworthy, so I will update next week.

Then I gave up on the over 1 that I wanted to stitch Holly & Berries with in about 2 minutes of starting that, if the first row of the border was enough to drive me bonkers, then I couldn't imagine that it was going to be like doing the whole thing, and it's such a pretty piece that I didn't want to end up hating it. So I decided that the over 2 is just fine and I will finish it as a cube to sit on a table. I didn't get any farther on that than the border either, alos not photoworthy. So I will update that next week as well.

Work has been crazy with the flu shots becoming available this past week as well, so we are getting more traffic thru the clinic than usual as well. This morning was crazyland already, but 9 am we had seen 42 patients! wonder I have headaches! LOL

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Crazy busy week/weekend

So much got done this past week, and weekend. Lots of work to be done at work, and got thru so much of it I think that I might actually be ahead! Of course, now that I say that and it's out in the universe, all hell will break loose and I'll be digging out of piles again by the end of the week. It's always nice when one of my Dr's goes on holidays and I don't have to shuffle thru paperwork from them for that week. LOL

Got lots of stitching done. Don't quite know how that happened because it didn't feel like I spent a lot of time stitching. But when I ended up scanning and looking at everything for the week, it seems like I made some progress.
So here they are...

The October square of my BC snapper year, ROS (I'm itching for a finish on this one), and my Sunday SAL with Kati Neighborhood! WOO HOO!!

I pulled the threads for LHN Holly & Berries last night which I'm going to stitch as my October ornament, I'm planning on doing this over 1, but we'll see once I get started. LOL

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


But not much of one. I didn't get much stitching done in the last couple of weeks. With the trip to Vegas...(which was fabulous!!!) and then there was work to do both at home and a bit of overtime on the job, stitching didn't really fit in, but I did manage to stitch and work on my SAL piece on Sunday. So I've attached a scan of that.

I sadly didn't get a chance to go to the LSN in Vegas. There was too much to do and see, and with me being the only stitcher in our group, I thought that I would just have to make another trip with either a fellow stitcher (hint, hint...and you know who you are..LOL) or with hubby. But it really was fantastic. I bought lots of clothes at really good deals! So I was happy about that. We went to see Cirque du soleil's Mystere...which was such a wonderful show that I still can't get over how amazing it was. We played lots of slot. I didn't take a whole lot of pictures, but one of the girls was snap happy, so I'm just waiting to get a disk from her and then I'll share some photos.

It's snowed here already on Sunday, but it didn't stick around for even the duration of the day. But it got me to thinking about getting some Xmas stitching done. I've got my copy of JCS ornie issue. Some I'd like to do out of there. And there are 3 LHN's that I'd like to stitch up for Christmas as well. So we'll see. It's a long weekend this weekend, we're having our Thanksgiving this weekend here in Canada. So I'll be hopefully stitching most of this weekend. I've got my Snapper year to work on as well, and a my October ornie, but I think that that'll be a LHN that I want to stitch. So much to do, and so little time. LOL

Oh I have to tell you also to go and check out a wonderful and generous giveaway that Kati is having...drool city!