Monday, 31 August 2009

Why is it so quiet?

With Jackson back home with his parents, Dh and I have settled into our regular (boring) life again.
We had 9 for dinner Monday, dinner for 8 Tuesday and a couple of overnight guests. The rest of the week was very quiet.

I took full advantage of it.

Here is Jenn's Mirabilia RR finished and ready for mailing.


I chose an angel from Crystal Christmas. I love this piece so much I may have to stitch it for myself.

I started and finished this piece except for the back stitching in three days.


It is called Charlie's Ark. Once I back stitch it, you will be able to tell that it is a little boy with a stuffed animal under each arm. It is the second of two baby pieces I wanted to do.
I spent late Friday, all Saturday and all Sunday watching episodes of Stargate SG-1 and stitching.
In my mailbox today was a lovely gift. I won Chris blogaversary and this sweet package arrived in the mail.
The card appears to be hand made. The kit is just too cute.


The scissor fob, scissor keeper and needle book are just gorgeous. They are perfectly stitched and beautifully finished. Thank you so much Chris. They are a treasure that I will enjoy for many years.

This weekend is a stitching weekend at my home. My DH is away male bonding and I take advantage of the time to do a little female bonding. There will be a few overnight guests and many pop in guests over the 3 day weekend. When you have needle in hand this weekend, think of us and we will feel that you have joined us in a stitch along.

Fancy and frog free this week lol.

22 comments:

Becky K in OK said...

Wow, 8 then 9 for dinner. Wish I lived closer. Hehe.

Your gift from Chris is fantastic. Lucky you. Enjoy it and your "quiet" time.

Jenny said...

Love the RR Kathy! :)

Sounds like you have been very busy and are very blessed to have so many friends in your life. :)

Carolyn NC said...

Sounds like fun with all the dinner guests and more to come. I love, love, love how you've added to this Mirabilia design. The way the two faces are looking back at each other and then how you added yours in the long spot to "match" the other side, it looks beautiful. This is such a cool round robin.

Kathy said...

The Mirabilia you stitched is just gorgeous! And the giveaway win is beautiful.

Gee, 8 or 9 for dinner? Sounds like how my house used to be when I was growing up. :)

Enjoy your stitching weekend.

Tracy J said...

This rr looks wonderful, great addition!

I hope you have a great time during your week-end!

Ranae said...

You have been a little busy bee. The stitching is looking great.
Wonderful package you received from Chris
take care!!

sandra said...

The Mirabilia is gorgeous and so are the gifts you received!
Have a fun needle weekend!

mainely stitching said...

My parents keep saying how quiet their houses are now that Chateau Chaos is back in the Netherlands. LOL.

Vonna said...

Well I would love (as you know) to come up there and stitch...but doggone it...I have to work all weekend and Labor day too...no rest for the wicked (or weary!)

Daffycat said...

Boring is GOOD! Love your stitching and congratulations on the blog win!

Missy Ann said...

I really love Jenn's RR. I can't wait until it's my turn.

Wow! That is a really beautiful set of smalls. Lucky you. :D

A frog free week... we all should be so lucky.

Judy S. said...

All that company and cooking doesn't sound like boring to me! Nice stitching, too!

Karol said...

Great stitching. Have a wonderful weekend with your friends and stitching. Who could ask for anything more.

Michelle said...

Glad you can get back to some quiet time. Love the RR stitching - just gorgeous. And that set of smalls is lovely!

knutsel Rein said...

Your stitching is gorgeous!

Carolyn NC said...

I left you an award - see my blog for details when you can. :)

Margaret said...

Quiet you say - with 8 for dinner on night and 9 another? Bet you were ready for some quiet time after that.

Your RR stitching is gorgeous. Also looking forward to seeing the little boy after the backstitching.

Have a fun stitching weekend. Will think of you as I stitch along here in The Netherlands.

Maxine said...

I love your Mirabilia choice for the RR...a beautiful gift you received from Chris. Looking forward to seeing Charlie's Ark design finished Kathy... I have fallen in love with this character and already have a few kits to do when I can come off the wagon for no new starts.

Lynn said...

Looks like Vonna and I are in the same boat! I'll be thinking of all of you each night when I pick up my needle. You have a great weekend for this. Enjoy!

Deborah/LavenderRose said...

Gorgeous addition to the Mira, Kathy. Wow!! It's all looking beautiful, isn't it?! What a great Chris win! And, I love the new stitching you just "whipped up!" Sending love and hugs, Deb

RuthB said...

Well, look at you fly through the stitching! I'm impressed. Enjoy your boring life will you can.... any minute now a herd shall want food again. :)

Dani - tkdchick said...

Everything is just gorgeous!