Monday, February 27, 2006

Wish I had More to Report

Had a busy weekend - On Saturday we celebrated my nephew's third birthday. He's such a cute little guy and quite a character. Girls, watch out! On Sunday, my daughter played in a one day tournament - three basketball games! Needless to say, these activities didn't leave much time for stitching, but it was good to be with family and friends!

Here's an update on HE Snowman Button Sampler. As you can see, he is almost done; in fact, I had hoped to finish this one in February. That probably won't happen, but it will be finished soon!



The photo below is of two gifts I received in February from my "not-so-secret" stitchers. The not-so-secret stitcher program is coordinated every December through Shakespeare's Peddler. Several years ago I signed up and got connected with Jan in Evansville, IN. We've continued to write to each other ever since. In February, Jan sent me the Minnesota heart from Victoria Sampler along with two tubes of my favorite color of lipstick (Jan sells Avon). This year I put my name in the hat again and got connected with Robin who lives in Brainerd, MN. Robin sent me this beautiful hand knit scarf. It's so soft! Aren't they great friends?



Tonight I'm going to work on DT Game Board Sampler a little bit more. I completed one square yesterday, but would like to make a little more progress on it. Bine is stitching along with me on this one!
I'll try to post a progress picture tomorrow!

8 comments:

Von said...

Finishing Snowman Button Sampler nearly in February still gets you the cigar, lol! Such a cute stitch. :D

Lili said...

Your snowman button sampler is gorgeous! Can't remember the designer? Because I really love it...
Love the scarf too!
Thank you for your kind words on my blog, Cathy. I'm working for peace...
Hugs!

Heather said...

You do have great friends. What lovely gifts.

Tobie said...

Hi Cathy, Snowman Button is looking good, you're almost to the finish line! Your new scarf is lovely, there are so many fun yarns these days. Lucky you! Does Robin live close to you?? I have some of those VS heart designs and have yet to do one. :) Good travel projects!

BeckySC said...

The HE sampler is looking really great! I want to start the Sheep one soon-I love it!

Love the scarf! You go girl!! TALENT!!!

hugs :)

Barbara said...

Hey dear friend, here I am again! Thank you so much for your kindness & support during my 'offline' period - the hardanger heart you sent is a great favorite, also with my kids! Thank you!!!

Your snowman is adorable, too. :-)

Lelia said...

Your button sampler is charming. Looking forward to more progress pics on your gameboard, too.

Lovely gifts, too : )

Jenna said...

What lovely gifts you've gotten! It's so nice to have friends both near and far. :)