21 September 2014

Stressed Again!!!

Youngest just had 7th surgery on his knee. Doctor took out the screw from last years surgery and couldn't tell where the infection is hiding. Sent things off to the Pathologist and maybe they can find the type of infection that just won't go away. 

Exchange Sent and Received!

Received from Marie
Just Nan-Poor Jack
Sent to Carol
Brookes Books Freebie
Haunted Tea Party
32ct natural Linen with DMC threads
15' beads

11 September 2014

Happy Dance

Brookes Books-Haunted Tea Party
32ct natural Linen
DMC Threads
15' beads

Close up showing beads

August Just Nan SAL finish

Just Nan-Tree Hollow Hoot
28ct Evenweave white
Used instead of the orange as I couldn't find.
DMC threads

01 August 2014

Just Nan SAL!

Well, I have done more stitching on Just Nan's Tree Hollow Hoot and only need to finish some of the leaves in the right corner. BUT, my out board hard drive with all the pics died! The camera is out of batteries, SO, I don't have a pic to post. I hope to get the hard drive up downloaded to other discs and get the info at least.

Just Nan - Tree Hollow Hoot
Progress for July 2014

Edit-- Finally got batteries for the camera. Still don't have hard drive up and running.

16 July 2014

What I received in Exchange!

This is what came in my exchange on Heathers' blog.
This came from Cucki in S Africa.

A close up of the cute ladybug biscornu. It is only 3 inches across.

Thank you Heather and Cucki for the great exchange!

12 July 2014

Exchange Received!

Sent these to Germany to Brita. The exchange was organized by Heather at Heathers Stitching Story. I also made and included a needle minder, a matchbook needle book and a scissor fob. The package has arrived and I can now publish the pics.
The Prairie Schooler-Prairie Fairie 1994
18ct Adia-DMC threads and 15' beads
 As legend has it, the Prairie Fairie rides on the wings of a blackbird and scatters sunflower seeds over open fields the night of the first full moon of summer.

The Prairie Schooler-Prairie Fairie 1995
18ct Adia-DMC threads
In her patchwork dress and pincushion hat the Stitching Fiaire rides on the wings of her sewing bird, completing all those unfinished projects with the needle and thread she always carries with her.

I am in the process of stitching the third design in this series and have the fourth waiting in the drawer. I will stitch these two again for my own enjoyment.

11 July 2014


Youngest Son!
Had his knee repaired last August.
Was visiting friends in Arizona and his knee started to hurt.
Came home and went to the ER. He has an infection in his knee and calf. Had surgery to remove the infection as antibiotics were not doing the job. Surgeon says his knee is looking great but not sure where the infection came from. Still in the hospital since Tuesday as he still has a fever and chills off and on and the knee is now needing to heal again.

This is the 6th surgery on the same knee. He hurt it while he was in the Army in 2004 and it has been going down hill ever since. Had the ACL rebuilt twice.

To say the least I am not getting much stitching done. My exchange did arrive in Germany though.

04 July 2014



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