Monday, October 23, 2017

MY THIRD FALL HERE

Third--fall in Florida--
it took some time for me to really--
feel like Fall here and for me to decorate--
( well, maybe getting the box down off the closet shelf--
and sitting in the middle of the floor helped a little??)
so here is what I did--
this is in the corner here by the tv/computer area--
 I think 'Miss Daisy' needs something there on the seat by her--
sounds like a shopping trip to me!!
and these are on the wall next to the tv stand--
(took done other counted cross stitch and put these up and changed the flowers in the wall basket)
here is the little table area--
(but have decided that I must get rid of this table set before it is time to put up the Christmas tree--
as this the tree wall--)
used this wall hanging as a table runner--
tacked this guy up on the wall by the sewing area--
he will keep an eye on me while I stitch later in the week--
this is the center piece for the large table--
I love those darn scarecrow heads!!
this is on the other side of the tv/computer area--
remember this one????
this one is hanging by the door on the inside--
and--
one is on the outside of the door--
(just replaced the new ghost one-that one was up for a while now!!!)

and here is an update on the sock knitting adventure--
got the first pair all done--
can you see how well these self stripping socks line up--
I am happy about this!!!
really wasn't sure I could do it--
and here is the next pair started--
so far so good--
and both of these socks are further along now--
I love this color yarn and would love to have a shawl make from it--
so just might have to get me another skein of it--
though it is too hot here year round to wear shawls--
see --
I really did 'goof' not moving back to NY--
in more ways that one, since I have been back--ouch!!!

And I am steadily  working on the hand quilting of the Halloween mystery hanging--
have just 3 outer border areas left to do--so keep your fingers crossed--maybe by the end of the week I will have a finish to show you!!!!!

          ENJOY THE MOMENTS, DI

7 comments:

  1. Looking good! I'm much too lazy to decorate. And under a bed somewhere, is a whole box of fall decorations. Why don't you pop up and do it for me??

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  2. You have made so many cute things for Fall and Halloween. I know I should be sewing instead of crafting...but I can't stop! haha! I miss wearing scarves but I don't miss the cold weather. I like the sunshine! Enjoy your week and this little bit of cooler weather! Hugs!

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  3. You've brought autumn inside very well. Love your autumn wall hangings and decorations. Hopefully you'll see at least some less humid weather soon.

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  4. Your home looks lovely with all the Fall decorations...
    Love the socks...

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  5. OK,now that you are done decorating like a pro--get on up here and help me. It all looks awesome.
    L,A-

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  6. You brought out my favorite wall hanging - the scarecrow. I don't remember the squirrel with the falling leaves though. It is adorable!

    Great job matching your socks. I like mine mismatched but I've made matching ones for gifts before. The new sock yarn is beautiful. I love knitting shawls. I use shawls year round. If you choose a lacy design and use sock yarn those shawls are perfect for those places that keep their ac really cold. I like using sport weight yarn for a warmer winter shawl.

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