Saturday, January 29, 2011

Joplin Mo.

We are halfway to Yuma, but we will be longer getting to that point because we have a lot of touring to do.
Yup we are headed for Albuquerque New Mexico. So we have lots to see between here and there.
Our plan is 2 days in Albuquerque and then 2-3 in the sedona area and the grand canyon.
Dinner in Birch-Run near Frankenmuth

The worlds largest Christmas store in Frankenmuth Mi.
Their most amazing Hummel collection

Worlds largest Cross Effingham.Ill.

The worlds largest hot-dog...ya think
Just a few pics for those of you who aren't on Facebook.
Do you think this hotdog is WW friendly???
We are on the way to Yuma Az. but will be stopping at Albuquerque and Sedona to do some touring.
I stitched today while waiting for the lineup for the car wash...we came through lots of snow so needed to clean the windows for pics.
Off to bed for a good sleep..More navigating tomorrow......!
Things are going well.
Stitch with happy fingers.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

I'm on my way today!

Well my holiday starts today..I'm packed and READY!!

I hope to keep you posted about my journey. I'm going on a car trip with 2 friends .
We are traveling to the South west USA!
New Mexico, Arizona California, Los Vegas Nevada, Utah .then home..we will be away for 40days.

I'm sooooo excited!!!
I will post pictures on Facebook for those of you who have it and I will put some on my blog as well.

I'm taking my stitching because we're  staying in Hotels, so I will have my evenings free once in awhile.
I can't believe it I've been waiting to go on a trip like this for a long time!!!

Long Dog Bagatelle
Here is an update of Baggy!!
What an entertaining stitch this is...I love it!

Well folks stitch with happy fingers and I'll be in touch soon on the road!!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

A Little Help from a friend!

I think this colour works

I was at My DB and SIL for supper Thursday and their kitty Mitsy was helping me stitch.. She is so sweet!
She was having fun playing with my thread you had to watch she didn't run off with it.
Hmmm...whats in the Bag?

May I come up?
 In the afternoon we were stitching at Ann's our LNS and spent more time watching the many birds at the feeder....didn't get much stitching done..
I took some photo's
A large Hawk

A stunning woodpecker

I need to add this one..he is almost upside down going after the suet.
Red Breasted Woodpecker...
 Now for my update on the stitching...
I had to take out the big square and restitch it ..out by one Yikes!
Cirques des Carreaux by ink cirles.on  black lugana 32 ct.

CdC  Jelly fish threads
 Have a wonderful weekend.
We are having lots of snow today So I'm going to watch movies and stitch!
Stitch with happy fingers!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Second week.

Long Dog Bagatelle    
This is so cool...I think this is going to be fun to stitch ...BUT look at all of the Thread that is going in.
I was asked is it all white?  No.. the back ground is done with DMC 415....pale gray (.backstitch) Click photo for close-up.
40 skeins of white b5200 and 20 of 415.

The Seaside Kingdom

BEADS , Beads , Beads.   

 I decided to start adding the beads as I go ...I prefer not to do them all at once! And there are many in this piece as you know Mirabilia and beads go together.
I bought this new travel bag for my stitching projects. Of course green is my favorite colour and the B is a nice added touch.
Thank you for picking it up for me Bonnie!
So as you can see I'm stitching a bit more these days...I've cut back on computer (fb) time as my New Years Resolution...seem to be working.
I did a bit of sewing too but will wait a bit to show that off.
Have a great week and stitch with happy fingers!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Day One

Happy New Year!

Bagatelle..Long Dog

Today I started a new SAL with Kathy.
It is Bagatelle by Long Dog.
It will be know me.. Love the big projects!
The fabric is Blue spruce.evenweave 32 count.
the colours are DMC 415 and b5200

Picture the size it is folded in half
This is going to be FUN!!!!

So... there you have it.
I will keep you posted....
I'm not sure if I will be able to only work on this once a week!
I suppose the novelty will wear off. LOL!

Stitch with Happy fingers!