Friday, July 29, 2016

ONE BY ONE

I am getting the basket blocks embroidered--
Not sure I am doing one a week--
but it is close--another one has been started--
but not it is time to work on this weeks Bee blocks--
see we have about 7 blocks more to make after these 2--so will be doing them all through the month of August it looks like!!

And DD took me to Hobby Lobby yesterday afternoon for more of the cotton yarn I use on the baby sweaters--I have the last 2 skeins on the needles now--
and I learned it was on sale through Saturday--savings of about 60 cents a skein--
so was a good time to do a trip--
and lookie what came home with me--
And there is some new ones--the marbled ones are new--so can't wait to work with them--
got 13 more skeins at least 7 more sweaters on this chair!!
While there, the DD and I was looking at more adult color books and colored pencils-
not sure why--have plenty of each--
but look what she bought me--
A whole color book on Butterflies--and I wanted to try out this new brand of pencils--
and I really liked them--they colored up nicely!!

and then the 'kids' took me to Friendly's for dinner--
and yes we did top of the meal with a Happy Endings, ice cream sundae!!!
this is the same Friendly's that both my daughter and I worked at years ago and is pretty much the only one left for miles and miles on this coast!!

Well--I need to get my Bee blocks traced and colored--
so keep cool if you are where it is HOT--( as it is here today--ouch!!)
love and laughter, di

8 comments:

  1. Love your basket block. And the sweater yarn looks yummy. How wonderful that it was on sale. Never turn down a sale. Do you ever hear anything about Miss Gracie?

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  2. Oh! Wow! I haven't crochet in a while, but all those yarns look gorgeous. It makes me want to start again. We don't have any kind of fabric stores or hobby stores around here, but I heard they had opened a Hobby Lobby close by.(About an hours' drive.) So maybe I can get there sometime. Love the basket blocks!

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  3. I am drawn to the basket block.

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  4. Great basket again. I do love your yarn !!!!

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  5. Pretty!! The basket and all the yummy yarn colors. I still need to pull out my coloring book and get busy!

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  6. Lovely basket block Di and what a great pile of colourful yarns come home with you...
    Sew nice you are able to spend time with your family now...

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  7. oooh, lovely bunch of yarn! Better wait till it cools down to use it though :) Love the coffee making cat! xx

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  8. These are each one so beautiful. And I love that yarn. I know I should get back to crochet with all the new colors. Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

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