Thursday, January 31, 2008

Here's what I just finished in the past 2 days!!

I just finished this one yesterday and hopefully will get it pressed and to the framer's this weekend. I've had going for several months and decided I'd best finish it before I start any baby stitching or the RR. I started stitching it quite a while ago and almost ripped all the off white out and started again but I thought I'd see what the framer could do to make the off white pop out.
Here's what I finished today. Started it yesterday. Nothing much going on at work these days (except us watching NCIS and stitching) (I taught my office mate to stitch)
One cloth diaper down and 11 more to go. Waste canvas + cloth diapers = sore elbow and fingers. But Jeremy Daniel is worth it I guess :) :)

Wanna see what mine looks like at the moment?

Well here she is --
1_21_2008 040

I'm still trying to decide if I want to fix my centering issue. Sigh

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Here's a question for everyone....

Who wants to see completion pictures for each rotation?

Would you like to see people post a picture of their stitching, and/or the entire piece when they are done?

Would you rather not see any updates on your Round Robin until it arrives back home?

Personally I would love to see pictures of completed pieces for mine.


Thursday, January 24, 2008


Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!!
Happy Birthday, dear Chriiiiissss!!!!
Happy Birthday to you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, January 19, 2008

How's this for a rota

Karen NY
Karen AZ
Karen NY

Anyone have any adjustment thoughts?

I'm getting there on getting my price ready. I picked the square I knew I didn't like so I could change all the words. lol That's only taken a couple weeks of debating and charting and recharting and stitching and ripping and debating and recharting. I'm back to stitching now and I think it'll stick this time. The only other thing I need to do is figure out one or two floss replacements -- since I changed the fabric a couple of the flosses called for are just invisible now -- we can't have that, can we?!

Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

I'm confirmed . . .

I've finally decided to go with the Advent Calendar - I cut my fabric last night. They are really, really easy charts to stitch up - would you all mind stitching up 2 each?



Tuesday, January 15, 2008

I finally chose a theme...

I finally chose what to do for our exchange.  And man it sure was hard.  I decided it would be so fun to have a needlework tool so to speak....
Judy Odell's Ultimate Needlebook.

I'm changing colors, and adding some minor stitching to the inside panels.  I think the bands can be easily divided up between everyone and everyone can sign  on the inside.  I think it will be fun to have a finished piece by so many friends that I can use all the time.

I spent the weekend going over the finishing to make sure I cut the fabric correctly, and began my part and grids.  

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Hello all -- how about a check in?

So, it's 2008 ACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Anyone even ready for 2007 to start?

Officially there are 9 of us. Michele left of merry band. I've left her on the members list in case she suddenly has a change of heart. In the next oouple weeks I'll email you all to check that I have perfect addresses and get out a shipping rota to everyone.

Since we're a little less than a month away for our first mailing, how about a check up to see how thigs are shaping up---

I'm hopeless as usual. I have yet to cut my fabric, but I have stayed true to my original plan to do the LHN "inspiration/scripture" squares. There are 12 of them, but I'll work out the excess later. I will stitch a semi-central square (the one of the set that comes without exterior borders) and hopefully another one so that there are plenty of opportunities for you to take off in misc directions depending on your whims.

hugs and happy stitching,

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Clarification on our number

Just to clarify, everyone participating has joined the blog so our number of stitchers is at 10?

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! Well, i haven't started my RR yet and have changed my mind once again. I totally forgot i have the Christmas Alphabet by Prairie Schooler and am going to figure out how i want to lay it out and hopefully start it within the next couple days. Everyone can stitch 2 squares on this one, they are pretty small.

Hugs, Karen :)