Tuesday, January 22, 2013

CUPPA AND DONUTS--

Anyone want some?????
Forgot to mention that my Mom's birthday was Jan 21st--
she was born in 1929 and died just a couple days after her 73rd birthday!!!
And she stitched this picture--it is done with wool yarn and was a kit--
and it is considered--Crewel Embroidery--
I think she did a great job!!!
this hangs in my kitchen--yep with all the chickens--
as lot of those chickens where her's to begin with!!!
the chickens on the two white shelves where hers!!


Why am I telling you all this--
Cause I refuse to talk about the cold, bitter, weather--


What Miss Gracie???
Yes--I know that it is cold, bitter, windy out--but???
What was that Miss Gracie???
Yes--most of my blog friends know that it is cold, cold, bitter, bittttter, and winnnndyyyy out!
So??
Oh--you silly cat--you tricked me in to talking about the weather didn't you!!!!

As it was Tuesday--most of you know that my friend, Anne, comes to quilt with me--
I did not think she would come today because of the cold--but she did and we had a lovely time hand quilting--I am working on that I had set aside while I did the little Christmas quilt--but now I have to hurry and get this one done as I found a quilt top that is very Valentineie to do?????


After she left I did a real exciting job--
did the laundry--so sat down in the laundry room for a couple hours--
and no I did not leave my sewing unattended like last Friday!!!!
and I did work on Hexies--more on this tomorrow--
So what this means is--
I have no sewing pictures to show for a day's worth of work!!!!!!


with some help from Miss Gracie!!!






11 comments:

  1. Brrrrr.....it was cold and windy here today, too! Now I'm cozy in my stitching chair, with some pretty yarn. I'll continue to watch and see what you've been working on.

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  2. I'd like to see what you were working on. Your title has got me hungry for doughnuts!
    Have a lovely week, xx

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  3. Love your mom's crewel work. I know I did some of that a really long time but I can't remember what.
    Poor Miss Gracie--I hope she gets warm.
    L,A-

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  4. I will trade you some of your cold for some of our heat :)

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  5. The quilt your mother made is very pretty. It's cold here too, minus 17,8 C now in the morning.

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  6. How nice that you have your mother's chooks, they make a lovely display!! - her framed embroidery is a lovely momento too!!! Glad you had a cosy day with your friend Anne, I bet Miss Gracie enjoyed the company as well!!!

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  7. Hi Di! Glad Anne made it over to you so you could have a natter.
    Guess what - my dad's birthday was Jan 21st! :-)
    Brr! Cold here, too - minus 24 - but not windy. And I must go put on a pile of clothes because the dogs want to go out - again!

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  8. We are wicked cold here as well! Had to go out in it yesterday but today my rear will stay in and sew! Lovely treasures from your Mama!

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  9. How brave was your friend to brave the cold and come and stich with you Di..
    Look forward to see what you made.

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  10. Hi Di. It was great that your friend could come over to be with you on a day like yesterday. Can't wait to see what you did.
    Lovely treasures that you have of your mothers.My mom made a quilt for all the girls and gave them to us before she passed away. She was 86.
    Yesterday was a rough day physically. Hope today is better. And I hope you have a warm and productive day!

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  11. The wool crewel picture is lovely! Hmmm...your mom would have been able to join in on your wool challenge this month :) xxx

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