Sunday, August 21, 2011

Progress, even if small

This will soon be a needlebook for my fall small set. I am on my way in just 7 and a half weeks (or 52 short days) to the New England Stitcher's Retreat. Of course I cannot show up without a fresh small set for the fall to hold all my stitching tools. I also stitched a pumpkin scissor keep and plan to do a leaf pincushion from the same chart series. Not sure about the lettering. The Heart In Hand lettering is large and wonky on this piece and I think I may need it to be smaller to fit on all three pieces. (Oh that this were life's greatest delima now)

Yesterday was 3 glorious hours getting my step-daughter fitted for contacts so she can legally drive herself to work and school. Maybe this will free up some time for stitching. She can also help cart Josh. He is in the learners permit stage and I am a bit nervous thinking of him loose on the roads. Not to mention sadden by him growing up a bit more. All a part of life and I am sure he is more than ready to be independent in this way.

I think I have actually gained 3 lbs on this exercise and diet plan. About to resign myself to be a big girl til the end. Loosing weight as you approach 50 stinks. Maybe I should find a weight loss retreat rather than a stitching retreat. NOT!

Have a great Sunday,


  1. With the great food we will have at the retreat it is diffently not a diet retreat. 7 weeks from this morning I arrive in Boston.
    Can't wait until we give the New England States a run for their money ( or maybe our money)
    Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

  2. oooo looks like its going to be a cute needlebook :) and lucky you going to the retreat :) love mouse xxxx