Tuesday, November 1, 2011

WHAT COMES AFTER HALLOWEEN????

Work, Work, Work and the name "Christmas" in every other sentence--
and once in awhile--
someone remembers the "bird!!!
See he is waving at you--
he wants to be your friend!!!!!


Okay--I have been busy--
So here is some of things I have been doing--
this is our movie theater--
it is a very old one--
but has been completely restored all within the last 10 years--
it is only one and half blocks from here--
how often do I go????
Ahhhh--about once every 2 years--
am a bad girl!!!!
But Sunday--I just put everything down and went--
Seen this film--
Footloose--and boy was it a cute movie and a great story line--
loved this remake!!!!
Then somehow I had found this book on our bookshelf in the hallway--
I had even given it to another resident to read--
cause I did not want to get all tied up in reading--
within two days it was back on my door--
and she said it was a great story and that she had never read anything 'like' it before--
so in it came and within hours--
guess who had her 'nose' into it????
I also read it within a day and half--and it is a thick book--
and it is a great story--so go read it!!!

Found a yarn bargain couple weeks ago on the Internet--
I got these for $2 a ball--there is 9 here--regular price was $5.95!!!

I got my knit sweater all finished--

I have not done any blocking on the finish yet--
but it looks and feels great on me!!!!!

And I got these two scarfs finished--
both are the same pattern and the same number of stitches--
but two different needle sizes--
what a difference!!!!

and I got a counted cross stitch done--
there is one for each season--so will wait until I can get them all done--
before I decide how to frame them or finish them off!!!!

And I did get the hand quilting done on a wall hanging today--
so hope to do the binding tomorrow--
if I can remember how to get to my sewing room???????


Hey--I seen that===
get your hands out of the kids 'treat or treat' candy!!!!!
Hugs, Di and her pal--miss gracie

7 comments:

  1. What a marvelous day of finishes!! Love your sweater!!

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  2. Pretty sweater! I thought you'd fallen off the face of the earth. Glad to know you're still working hard and taking good care of Miss Gracie.

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  3. Hi there! Nice to hear from you again :-)
    Lots of finishes again - you are amazing.
    Hugs to you and kitty.

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  4. Beautiful sweater and Hi to Miss Gracie!Carolyn :)

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  5. Your busy hands have produced many good things. I'm a knitter but not experienced enough yet to have made a sweater but do look forward to doing so one day. Pretty sweater and scarves!

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  6. Congrats on all your finishes, Di! You certainly don't let grass grow under your feet!

    Thanks for the book recommendation too. I'm always looking for new authors.

    Hugs!

    Carol (NJ)

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  7. Love the little cross-stitch, it is just beautiful!!! Congratulations on finishing up the sweater, it looks like it'll be warm for the cooler months!!
    Good to see you have been busy!!!!

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