Well, besides playing with my grandsons, I have managed to get a little stitching in. The little diamond pattern is called Heart Diamond. I am going to make it into a floss tag ring & pin keep to give away at my EGA meeting later this month in honor of Women's Heart Health Month in February. My DD made the floss holders and I used my new Crop-A-Dile to put in the heart eyelets to hold the ring with. This was my last finish of 2008. I started and finished it on New Year's Eve while ringing in the New Year with my grandson. I used some Wildflower thread to do it up in. The other photo is what I have been stitching on my "Big Girl Panties" by LK. You might have remembered I had a contest when I stitched the first line on it. I had put it away in order to do some Christmas stitching, but now I am back on it. The trim I photographed the stitching with is some cute eyelash trim that I am going to put around the flat fold finish I am going to do with it. It will be a hanging flat fold. I think it will be very cha-cha! Now that the boys have left, I have to go back to work, but I plan on getting lots more stitching in. I want to continue doing small projects, but want to add some specialty stitches to my work such as blackwork, pulled thread, etc. My goal this year is to also learn to do more finishing techniques such as Altoid tin covers, cubes, biscornus, etc.
I am 55 glorious years old and married to a wonderful man. I have one daughter who lives in Houston and 2 grandsons (ages 12 & 14).
I love traveling locally and chatting with friends.
I am retired and loving it!