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Sunday, May 25, 2014

My Sunday Stitchy Update


What do you mean have I been gone? LOL Seems like I have been gone forever and I missed some updates including the WIPocalypse and IHSW along with a few weekly updates computer decided it "needed" to go into the hospital and get some repairs because it had Blue Screenitis. I worked on it a few days with NO luck so I ended up having to take it in to be repaired. They had it for a while and ended up having to reinstall windows to get it running! The good thing is that MOST of my files where still in tact because I have NOT done a backup in who-knows-how-long and I didn't want to lose anything. So...I guess I will start backing up my computer MORE OFTEN!

So while I was going thru separation anxiety I was to depressed to do any stitching.  When they finally said the computer was ready and I would get it back in a couple of days I started feeling a bit better so I worked on the finishing touches for Jacob's teachers pieces and getting them ready to frame.  Pictures of that stuff to come later when they are all done.

So...since my last post I have received some new stash! For Mother's Day my daughter bought me a chart for an upcoming Facebook SAL hosted by Bev from Love Thy Thread.

I wanted to do this chart (I don't think it has a name besides #3)  

and she also gave me this floss to stitch it with

Now I need to hurry up and hunt for
some fabric since it starts on the 1st of June!

I also had a finish since my last update. 
I finished Darth Vader's Dark Side
I made it in to a small pillow for my son's birthday.
I added the cookies myself after I saw a
friend's finish where she added cookie buttons. 

While sitting around reinstalling programs and
setting up my computer I started a new kit.

Today Is Not Your Day!

Didn't get much stitched while
installing programs but it is a start!

Well back to working on my computer -
hope I will have everything finished with it soon

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


Kaisievic said...

So glad to have you back. Your new SAL looks fun.

Mii Stitch said...

Glad your pc is back in working order. Great new SAL chart. Can't wait to see your progress!

Pull the other thread said...

Great work on all your pieces. Hope your computer is all better now! Love the new chart, looking forward to seeing your progress on it :)

Berly said...

Great stitching! Sorry about your computer, but I'm so glad you're back! I love #3 and can't wait to see it done!

Julia Whitesel said...

Love that my cookie buttons inspired you to add cookies!! Darth Vader was a fun one to do! I always look forward to your WIPs and finishes--you do beautiful work!!

Dani - tkdchick said...

I love those dark side cookies!!! Mmmmm tasty!

Linda said...

Congrats on the great finish Faith. Love your new chart and floss. Nice start on the kit.


The Crafty Princess said...

Love your Darth Vader cookie pillow. It's really cool. I'm also doing the LTT SAL #3 it's called "Stained Glass". Looking forward to June 1st for the start and stitching it with you.
xo Alicia

Meari said...

That's a nice Mother's Day gift.

Congrats on your finish, and the saying on the new start is great!

Glad to have you back with us :)