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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Been MIA

Sorry for the lack of updates, this past weekend, I spent painting my family room. I never thought it was so big until I was faced with on l-o-o-o-n-g wall. I am almost done with it. I have to put the 2nd coat on and will be moving the furniture back in before the weekend.

I stitched a little on my Sampler House exchange piece, I am working a Prairie Schooler design and that's all I am going to say about it. My halloween piece is done now, I just have to put it in the mail. I have some cool goodies to go with it so I am really hoping my partner likes it!

Then it's on to the next exchange piece. I am itching to work on some of my Wips but I have too many exchange pieces to get out. That's ok though, I love stitching for my friends so it's not a chore. Hey, stitching is stitching, right? Whether I put needle to fabric for myself or for my friends, it's still stitching. I really enjoy the process especially when the person I am stitching for loves what I made.

On another note, I had my parents photos framed...ouch, it cost $200. But the frame is fabulous and it was well worth it. I blew all the $$ I saved for needlework framing on this job but this truly is an heirloom. I have a bunch of really old photos of my aunts that I would like framed too, but that's going to have to wait until after the holidays. I'll post a picture later.


BeckySC said...

Hey you :)
Good to see you :) thanks for the hug :) It was a good one!!!!

The photo of your parents sounds like it was money WELL spent :) I am happy you did so :)

Sooooo much exchange stitching going on....gotta love it-right????

hugs to you :) :) :)

Patti said...

Joanie, can't wait to see the photo of your parents and I'm sure it is worth way more than you spent. I got your package today - thank you!!

Keep up with that exchange stitching - it will keep me on track too! Hugs