Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug is flying by...

Wow guys I've made it back pretty quickly this time--Yea!  I have not done a lot of stitching this week as I was super tired and all I wanted to do was sleep. It rained everyday, so I'm not sure if it was the weather or what.  Any who, I did want to show you a little bit of progress that I've made on a few projects.  

First of all is my Button Sampler.  As I mentioned last week, my dear friend Annie's daughter will attach some of her buttons as a keepsake once the stitching is completed.  I can hardly wait to complete this and gift it to her!  Here's where I've gotten this week:

Next up is my sea turtle.  I"m going to use this as part of a Christmas gift this year.  Thankfully I have some time, but I don't want to wait til the last minute on EVERYTHING : ). I only work on this on during down time & breaks at work.

Sea Turtle by Mill Hill

I'm considering turning Sophia by Summer House Stitch Works into a seat cushion or a pillow.  I'm NOT loving my fabric choice.  For some reason my needle just drags on this particular project? Really weird, I've never had that problem before.  I love how he currently looks more like a bee than an owl!

Last bit of progress to share is my Whole Lotta Latte that I started in January.  I only stitch on this project on Sunday afternoons, when the sun is really bright.  My eyes can usually only stand about an hour on this black fabric. At this rate,  I may finish it in about 10 years--ha!


Just in case yall thought I was sane, I have signed up to stitch the Ursula Michael's design for Ronald McDonald House Family Room in Columbia SC.  Even though the Greenville location is only 20 minutes from my house.  We had family members who stated at the facility in Columbia and I wanted to honor them by stitching the one for that location.  I've got to get myself organized and get started on that one soon.  I believe there are still locations that are available, so if your interested there is a Facebook group you can join.  It's called Ronald McDonald House SAL Group.  
Until next time, Happy Stitching =) Pam

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful progress on all your pieces!


My Blog List

  • Today was the day of the Great American Eclipse. If you don't know you have to have special glasses that look a lot like the 3D glasses you get at movies....
    6 hours ago
  • *::hangs head in disbelief::* I cannot believe I forgot to write about Etegami! Back in June (Yes, June!), I took an Etegami art class taught by the same...
    3 days ago
  • Good morning! Yesterday the family room coffee table got a transformation! My daughter had gotten a buffet from a thrift store and painted it this color ...
    6 days ago
  • Hello my sweet ladies. I hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend filled with love and laughter. Mine has been a quiet one so I started two new projects...
    2 weeks ago
  • March ??, 2008 - July 24, 2017 You were the best bunny in the world.
    4 weeks ago
  • Snowy Christmas Mini Cat pattern free from my blog DMC stranded cotton on linen Little charms stitched on Mill...
    10 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 ...
    2 years ago
  • *Another New Release* Introducing the 2nd in a Seasonal Series *Summer Balloons* © SunshineStitches Thank you Christine for stitching my design. You did...
    3 years ago