My youngest son, Tristan, is getting married next Sat.
He is marring ~ Morgan a woman he met
while he went to acting school
at George Washington University
in D. C.
I really like her, too.
So this is the sampler I am doing for them.
No, it won't be ready.
It is much more
involved than I thought.
I have made good progress on it
and I have stitched every night
but one since I started.
But alas, it won't be done.
This is the true fabric color.
I changed my threads to
Sullivan's threads. I like them
very much even though I
have read some bad reviews
They do not fray like
DMC's and they look nice when done.
I don't have to constantly cut off
the tail because it becomes
This is about one and a half weeks worth.
This is where I am now down in next picture.
It is about half done.
I still have to change the
alphabet in the middle
and stitch all the rest.
I will get it done in the next
The big problem is we are doing the
floors in my mothers house this
next week, finally.
I live with her and we have
had this planned for almost a year.
Something always happens and
we have to change our plans.
Now I am taking off this next week
to be here while it is done.
Last night I started moving
all that has to be moved and
will pack up what has to be packed.
So . . . no stitching much to my deep sadness.
I would actually rather stitch than do anything else.
Well, I hear those boxes calling me
I better get
This is where I am now. See my new scissors?
Aren't they cute?
Camp Town Girls are their names
and they are shaped like girls and
have hairdos and clothes on, too.
I stitched this little pattern for a
friend who has been a great moderator
on one of my group exchanges.
She recently was let go from
her job and needed some
So . . .
Enter the Peacock.
I used a 32 ct. fabric and Carrie's Creations
Lagoon Green and Ocean Blue variegated threads.
I used one thread of Ocean Blue for the
alphabet around the Peacock.
I used two strands of Ocean Blue for the
scallops around the letters.
I used one of each for the flowers in the inside
center and two of Lagoon Green for
the branches in the corners.
Then to finish it I used two strands
Of Lagoon Green to stitch the
She loved it and I am so thrilled. When I saw
the pattern I thought of her cause she loves
That is all . . .
Thanks for looking.
God Bless your stitching fingers.