Sunday, July 27, 2014

My Sunday Stitchy Update

Welcome to all my new followers - glad to see you here and I hope you enjoy your stay!

This week I worked on my Stained Glass piece. I finally finished page 1 and got a tiny start in on page 2 and what do you know - page 3 will be out in a couple of days! Hopefully one of these days I will get caught up but in the meantime I am just enjoying it.

Stained Glass SAL
 Progress as of 07/27/14

Also it is time for the TUSAL report
this is is a SAL for fun to show off our
ORTs or Old Ratty Threads
it is hosted by Daffy Cat

This is my ORT jar

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!

July Stitch From Stash 

Hi everybody!  Hope you are having a great weekend :)

It is just about the end of July so that
means it is time for the Stitch from Stash report!

This challenge is being hosted by Mel from Epic Stitching

I almost can not believe it myself but I still haven't SPENT any MONEY on STASH! - WOW  If you would have asked me before this challenge if I could go for 7 months without spending a penny I would have laughed and thought you were insane!  I never realized that my stash hoarding collecting was so extensive that I wouldn't have to buy anything for such a long period of time...not a skein of floss, needle or charts! An I have barely put a dent in my to-do pile which is still growing but with freebies now! I did order the two free charts from Stoney Creek for the month because I really wanted the Halloween one - two charts for one low shipping price of $3.50 is a great deal!

So here is my report for:   July

Amount Spent:   $0

Year to date Amount Spent:   $0

Total Saved Based on this challenge:   $175 (all that is now Christmas money!)

New Starts from Stash:   No new starts for July

WIPs worked on:  I worked on three piece from the WIP pile, they are the main pieces in my rotation for now...


Wizard of Oz
Designer Lesley Teare from the
July 2012 Cross Stitch Gold Magazine

Stained Glass SAL
Love Thy Thread

Hope that you also had a successful July!

See you at the end of August
with another SFS Report!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

My Sunday Stitchy Update

Just a quick update this week!

We have had family visiting from out of town and today we went to Brookfield Zoo and I am tired! This is the first time my grandson has really spent time with his cousin and though they are a bit over ten years apart that got along famously and dragged us from one end of the zoo to the other to see the exhibits! Heaven forbid we should just walk to the next exhibit in line!  ha ha 

Trevor and Jacob
going to see the primates

Jacob seeing if his arms are as
long as an eagle's wing span

Trevor and Jacob
visiting the penguins

Jacob checking out the bison

So was the July weekend for
The International Hermit
and Stitch Weekend

I got in a little stitching on Dinosaurs
LOVE watching this come to life but
all the color changes drive me nuts!

Now Dinosaurs is going in back in the container and I think Stained Glass will come out for some stitching!

So were you able to get in any stitching this weekend??  If so what did you stitch on??

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

My Sunday Stitchy Update

Evening everyone...

This week I worked on my Stained Glass SAL. I REALLY wanted to get finished with the first page because the second page was released on the first and I was anxious to work on it...but that crazy thing called life keeps getting in the way!  I have been very busy with Jacob, doctors, therapy and who knows what else and I just can't find enough time to stitch.

I did manage to get in a little and the
first page and this is how it looks now 
I should finish page one next time I
take it out and get to start page two!

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!

Sunday, July 06, 2014

My Sunday Stitchy Update...

Not a lot of stitching done this week - as many of you in the US know this has been a CRAZY weather week from coast to coast. We had such bad storms that we were without electricity for 20 hours (according to my grandson it felt like 20 days!) and we were one of the first areas to get it back on.  Some of the surrounding communities are still out and tomorrow will be an entire week. I really feel bad for them but one thing to be grateful for is while many things got damaged I don't recall hearing of anyone's death as a result of the weather!

Then it was a holiday week for us too - Independence Day! I spent the day watching movies and then sitting in the backyard with the family. We played a bunch of board games outside and then ate dinner out there. It was a beautiful day and then we went back out in the evening and watched fireworks. All in all it was a very enjoyable day!

Now for the stitchy update - I got in a little work on

Wizard of Oz
Cross Stitch Gold Mag / July 2012
Designer - Lesley Teare
Progress as of 07/06/14

Now this piece is going away for a bit because the second page of the Stained Glass SAL came out and I want to work on it!

So...what have you been working on???  Let me know and I will stop by your place and take a peek!

Thanks for taking a peek at my stitching
see ya next week with another faithful update!