Sunday, January 30, 2011

HOOT--HOOT-SAYS THE OWL--

One of the things that I decided that I wanted to do this year was to get back into some of my "old" crafts--
and then I found a simple counted cross stitch group--
and joined that--
and here -- in part is January's block--
the original design has more outside work on it--
snowflakes for one thing and the month is stitched at the bottom--
but at this point I am leaving him as is--
want to see next months before I make a choice on how to finish him--
I think I just want to make him into a small pillow--and do them all that way--
and then fill a wood bowl or dish with them!!!!
time will tell--!!!

Here is a counted cross stitch that I did 3-4 years ago now--I think???
One of the things that I enjoy in counted cross stitch is doing the abc sampler's!!!
Have several around that I have done down through the years since 1989!!

I have some other things I want to do--
but at least this month--
in addition to all the quilting and stitching--
I did read one book--
and  I watched one movie--
(remember I have No TV!!!!--but I do spend time every single day playing with Miss gracie--sometimes that is a whole "show" in itself!!!!)

Hope everyone had a great week end--some of us are going to have a very cold week ahead of us and maybe more snow--so don't put them shovels away just yet--or the long johns!!!!

PS--tomorrow is the last day of the month for those finishes--
me hopes to get two more done--yea?????

4 comments:

  1. would swap some of your snow/ice/cold for some of our 42C heat at the moment...

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  2. Great minds think alike! I've also dragged out some cross stitch and am working on a Christmas ornament. I cross stitched for years - it was my passion - but then I discoverd patchwork. Still love cross stitch though.

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  3. I used to cross stitch but found I prefer embroidery. More snow? Yikes! We are fortunate to be heading up to 80 this week.

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  4. Love the little owl Di! Stay warm inside...did you say you have no tv? Wow, I admire you!!

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