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Sunday, 18 September 2011

Catching up.

Hi everyone , I am still here , just had a hectic couple of weeks .
Both kids back to school , and my Son started full time this year . After a couple of wobbly days (but not the first two) he seems to be settling in well now, and enjoying it . We've also had my Daughters' birthday party this last Friday , her birthday is tomorrow ,so the excitement has been building up .
Not much time or inclination for crafting really , way too much happening and the stresses are still around , with even more things causing grief , but we're battling along .
Stitching wise , I have some charity squares to show , name logos for quilts, some are for Rachel's Place and others for Hope Harbour , a one off we are doing for a foster home in South Africa . There are two without names as two new children have joined Rachel's Place , but we don't have their names yet .
I also stitched two squares for the Send Along , which I enjoyed .
They are all done on white aida , it's the lighting on my pictures that make it look blue , lol .
I do have a couple of other completed stitchy projects , but can't show them yet as they are for gifts . but I will be able to soon .
Also , I want to thank Cathy at The Inspired Needle , I won a giveaway on her blog recently, and here is what I won
Another bad picture , for some reason the scanner decided to include the blank space at the top . Still , you get the idea .
I know this is odd , with it being an Americana design , and I'm English , but I do like it and will stitch it ,so thanks again Cathy .
And, thanks for dropping by ,


Denise said...

Soon you will be settled in to the new school year and stitching fingers will fly!

Cute squares you've got there! And congrats on your win!

Hazel said...

Lovely squares! x

Siobhan said...

Lovely stitching! I do love Penny America--it's such a nice piece.

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely stitching. Congrats on the win.

country stitcher said...

Your charity squares are adorable, as are the monkey and rocking horse.
Congrads on the win, looks like a great pattern.
Happy Stitching

Theresa said...

It's so nice of you to so the charity stitches!!! It would be greatly appreciated!!!!

Hope things will slow down for you soon~~ Congrats on your win!!!!!

Gill - That British Woman said...

well done on being a winner.

Glad you're back blogging,

Gill in Canada

♥ Nia said...

Lovely stitching squares :)
Wish you a great week!!

Sally said...

Your squares are lovely.

Congratulations on your win!