Monday, January 30, 2012

Last Jan 2012 Post

I managed to finish my first ornament for 2012 yesterday.  Planning to make a bellpull ornie when I find the "right" branch!  I stitched a twin to this little guy last year  with no problem.  This year, thought I'd never complete it.  Frogs came by twice on this one little creature.  Yes I do still have hair left!
I hinted to my friend Larri last week so pay attention my friend:
I'm also very excited to show off my latest "finds".  Walked into G&W {Goodwill} last week and this was perched on the shelf right in front of me. 

Practically had my name on it!  Kit was intact.  Eveything I need to finish this little guy up {with this years date of course}!  Yes, it was only a buck--not even tax!

And now my BIG FREEBIE!

Yup.  You read it correctly folks.  Hubbies aunt called my last Friday and someone had given her this machine.  She started to give it to G&W, but remembered that I'd mentioned wanting one so... It's MINE!  And it WORKS.  However, its been a long time since I've sewn.  Priced thread today $2.75/spool?  Are you kidding me??  Please pass along tips on sales! 
Happy stitching everybody. Until next month =)


  1. Congrats on your finish! Major Congrats on your great finds.

  2. Wow, Pam, what a great freebie!! I'll definitely let you know about any sales I see!

  3. That's a cute ornie! And how lucky to get such a great machine! I have to dig mine out and get re-acquainted with it too!

  4. Congrats on your finish, and the great kit find. What an awesome sewing machine. Thread? I rarely buy mine new. I get spools at yard sales or thrift stores.

  5. Oooh! I'm THRILLED! When are you going to bring that machine over and sew with me? Girl, I know the thread seems pricey, but buy the good stuff when it's on sale. You really only need white, black, light gray, dark grey, and medium gray for seam stitching. You can use a cheapy thread in a matching color for top-stitching if you want.

    And if you want some thread just to play around while you're learning your machine, please let me know. I have an over-abundance of every color you can imagine. Oooh! Did I tell you I'm THRILLED for you! ☺ ☺ ☺ me or email soon so we can arrange a play-date. (((HUGS)))

    1. sorry for the delay in replying! I would really love to have a "plya-date" sometime! We really will have to plan that this spring?! =)


My Blog List

  • Hello my fine stitching friends. I hope everything is going good in your part of the neighborhood. far so good for this Monday. I have a new st...
    6 hours ago
  • Day 31 we had no travel problems the rain held off for our trip through the mountains. We stayed at Mineral Wells, WV which is the place we stayed on the w...
    14 hours ago
  • Hello! I finished stitching up this cute as can be Lizzie Kate Summer Smalls piece yesterday..Today I was at Michael's and found this little picket fence (...
    5 days ago
  • I spent a couple of hours this afternoon painting and pinning and straightening and pinning some more. I ended up with red paint on my shirt which I total...
    1 week ago
  • I finished the bookmark well before the challenge end date. This makes my third finish for 2017. Woo Hoo! Designer: Textile Heritage Fabric: 18ct White Ai...
    3 weeks ago
  • Snowy Christmas Mini Cat pattern free from my blog DMC stranded cotton on linen Little charms stitched on Mill...
    7 months ago
  • The monthly SAL at Joyfulworld by Maja. Released around 9pm and glad we just got home from a party so i was able to start stitching and couldn't stop till ...
    1 year ago
  • One of my projects this year is the PalkoLap SAL. It's in four parts. The first part was sent to us on January 16. I finally finished it!! I was going ...
    1 year ago
  • Well according to some fancy fat rodent named Phil, Spring will arrive early this year. I'm not sure how I feel about this. Winter gives me a good excuse...
    1 year ago
  • 1 year ago
  • Wow! Half the year is over and I haven't blogged a bit! I have been busy crocheting tine flowers for my daughters' wedding in Sept. I am stressed out on ...
    1 year ago
  • *Another New Release* Introducing the 2nd in a Seasonal Series *Summer Balloons* © SunshineStitches Thank you Christine for stitching my design. You did...
    2 years ago