Sunday, July 14, 2019

SUNDAY BEST

remember when we used to dress up for every Sunday???
Well--I do have lots of things to show you--

Thursday--
I did something that I have done,,only, once or twice before--
and it was time to do it again--
and that was wash some clothes--
My dolly clothes that is--
This doll is about 40 years old--
along with the cat beside her--
(I also do alot of geese at the time I made these--
there were lots of more of both--but I never kept one for myself--
these were the ones I gave my Mom--and after she died in 1996 I got them back!)
When I was cleaning a last week I realized that Missy needed some clean clothes--
and now as I was downloading and checking the photo--guess what I discovered???
the little mouse on the cats tail is the same fabric--how 'funny' is that?????
this was Thursday's night sunset--

Friday--
I also have known for a few months now that I needed to do some other
washing--
can you guess what needed washing????


Counted cross stitching projects--
the this gal with the frying pan--was done by my DD when she was 16 or 17-
all the others I have done and these are some of the older ones--
the 4 little ones in the second photo are some I did when I went to Zephrhills, Florida
 to visit my parents when they came to Fl for the winters--that is over on the West side-
and was back in the late 80's early 90's)
they look much better now--believe me--alot of the frames where getting old and
in disrepair--so I have taken them out--not sure how or when they well get back to
display mode--but they will be all ready and waiting when the time comes--
(ps--I have lot more to do yet--this week hopefully!!)

Saturday--
the morning was spent doing a couple loads of laundry and
working on the Inchy's getting last weeks stitched on to the body of the
hexie quilt--
in the afternoon--
I went to an Ice Cream social over to the yarn shop--
and I was a good girl--
and didn't have any--they had all kinds of sweets--but--
with me being 'sweet' enough already--I didn't have any--
I also made it out with buying anything--
the one skein I did want was $40.00!!!!
I did visit with a nice lady that was there from out of town--

Later when I was home I got an "upsetting" phone call from a friend--
and boy then I was ready for a ice cream sundae with all the fixings!!!!!!!!!!!
luckily by then the Yarn shop was closed---

Lots of "critter" folks showed up today for the seed party--
at one time there was '5' squirrels out there--oh no!!!
Red did show up first though--good thing hu????

I took this one a couple days ago--
Two Reds---
until the one spotted the other one and then the chase was on!!!!

and I thought this one was cute--
Red is saying--I wonder if I stay behind him--if he will see me???

I got my fabric order in--
but I was upset with the white fabric--
I had ordered "Bleached white"--me thinking Bleached would mean--white white--
you know like bleached out white--welllll--it is a very off white--almost an unbleached white--
so I had to go back online and order white--luckily one of my companies had free shipping
that day--but it often takes this company 2 weeks to get here--
so------
but here is the 2 charm packs--
the one on the left is for this project--
a couple years --working off and on on this one--
the other one is--
love these cute sayings!!!
Wonder why Di would like this set--hummm???????????????

yep--even this male cardinal--fly's in each day for a seed or two and then he is off--

and today's slow stitching will be--
with a good movie--
as the race was on last night--
it had a great finish, too!!!!!

TAKE TIME TO LOVE SOME NATURE TODAY--
LUV, DI







yDoll

6 comments:

  1. My goodness, Di, you HAVE been busy this week! Glad you were able to wash the old clothes and stitchery without any problems. It's so hot here, I've been hibernating indoors.
    HUGS!

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  2. I just love the old stitches. I recognize the quilt one in the bottom right from days past. And the teddy bear is adorable. I made bunny dolls back in the 90's. I still have a boy and girl dressed in patriotic clothing whose clothes could probably use a washing too. Enjoyed seeing our oldies.

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  3. Love those tiny stitcheries... especially the ice cream cone with the X!
    So creative! Enjoy your slow stitching!

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  4. Another busy week doing some special washing , stitching your hexies and going for a nice outing...
    Love the photo of the squirrels...

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  5. I love that little doll and remember well getting dressed up for church when I was growing up. And getting nice clothes as part of our gifts at Christmas. I love the ocean inspired fabric! How pretty! Hugs!

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  6. Those cross stitch samplers are so sweet! Love your new fabric :) xx

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