Wednesday, March 30, 2022
I had a hair appointment last night right after work and I didn't get home until 7:30 so no sewing happened. On my way home from the salon, I stopped at the Goodwill store to see it they had any frames that would work for framing cross stitch. I only found one wood frame that was suitable, but it was a good one for only three bucks!
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
I thought I had enough blue floss to complete the Ukraine Peace piece, but I guess wrong. LOL!! I do like the border better with the two rows of blue and yellow. I will be traveling by a Michael's tonight so I will stop and get a skein of blue floss so I can get this done.
Monday, March 28, 2022
I have been trying to figure out why I am so tired all the time and can fall asleep even though I had a good night's sleep. The blood pressure med take - I have had pills from three different manufacturers. The one where I have no issues with, the refill is suppose to be here somewhere between March 29 and April 1. I have no idea why it is taking so long to get here. The pills I have now don't control my BP very well and make me sleepy/tired/lazy. Therefore, it is easy for me to procrastinate which resulted in me not getting the Harley quilt done. I did make progress some progress. I only have about half of this black shirt to finish and the white shirt at the corner thenn it is quilted.
Friday, March 25, 2022
Oh, it has been a long week. Eight more hours and then home! I finished the George Eisenbrey sampler. It is a small piece - 6 1/8" wide X 6 5/8" high. I have a hair appointment next week so on my way home I will stop at the Goodwill and see if I can find some more frames to cut down for all these pieces I have been stitching lately.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
The only time the sun shone yesterday was on my trip home from work, then the gray skies and rain started up again. That mean no natural light for quilting those black t-shirts. I did get the tan one done which put me at 90% done.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Last evening I managed to get this shirt quilted
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
I found the book where I got the chart for this sampler. As I stitched this I found that the chart floss key was incomplete. There were two symbols used on the chart that were not on the floss key so I just winged it! Since I had a colored picture of the sampler I just matched up with what I thought was close. George's mistakes were charted and stitching those kind of threw me off. Here is where I was last Tuesday and where I am today. Yes, I am almost done.
Monday, March 21, 2022
I am now 85% done with quilting the Harley quilt. I outlined the shirts I have left to quilt.
Friday, March 18, 2022
I had a list of things to get done when I got home so no sewing happened. I did walk around the yard and saw that many of my Lenten Roses have started blooming! I also saw that I need to get out there and clean the leaves out of them! LOL!! So here are pictures of some of the blooms
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
After work I stopped at the library to pu a couple CDs, stitched a bit, washed dishes, then quilted on the Harley quilt. It was a busy evening! I am now 67% done with the quilting. I quilted the blue shirt with the eagle on it last night.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
I don't know if it is the time change or what, but I was tired when I got home from work and didn't feel like doing anything. I did mention to one of my readers that I ought to show some of my early cross stitch pieces and the difference of when I started and how it has changed! This is the first sample I ever stitched. I didn't date it, but I think it was from the early 70's. I bought this stamped pieced from an offer on the back of a Kleenex box. There also was a crewel piece that had two pigs on it that I stitched, but no longer have. I don't remember how much I paid for it or if it came with the floss. It couldn't have been very much money. I used babysitting money.