Yesterday was another wonderful mail day for me. First of all I received a Shepherd's Bush kit (O Beautiful - it's gorgeous!) that I had bought from a friend on 123. BUT, drum roll please.....wait until you see this MOST ADORABLE gift that my friend, Barb sent to me. She knows I love biscornus, and she also knows I collect ladybugs, so she stitched this BEAUTIFUL ladybug biscornu for me!
I snagged her pictures from her blog as they turned out better than mine. Barb's work is impeccable. Her finishing is to die for and her signature bows are always the finishing touch that is perfect! If you have the time, pop over to her blog and see some of the pretties that she's done. You won't be sorry! Thank you so much, Louie!!! Thellie loves ya! ;)
Yesterday I bought more fabric. There. I said it. I think I need a 12 step program. Actually I think I need a 24 step program. Well......okay I HAD to go into Houston (an hour away) to pick up one of my sewing machines that was being repaired, and there just HAPPENED to be a Joanne's right across the street, and the car just pulled right into the parking lot. I've never seen such a thing. It just took over! So what's a girl to do? I HAD to go inside. I mean....just sayin'.
Well once inside I realized that they were having a most wonderful sale and I had just HAPPENED to bring my coupons with me (see where we're going with this? LOL) and lo and behold, before I knew it my basket was full. My husband is a saint is all I can say. So, I spent the afternoon today (well part of it) folding my new fabrics and putting them away. Problem #1 here. No place to put them. Hmmm.....so tomorrow I suppose I'll be moving a few things around. NO MORE FABRIC SHOPPING FOR ME. Now. I also have a kinda sorta pretty big cross stitch order coming in, too. Well.....let me explain. I didn't order much last year when my mom passed away because I just wasn't into stitching. AND, since I've totally quit smoking (YAYAYAYAYAY no applause, just send stash! ROFL) I figure I could reward myself with stash with the money I've saved on those stupid cancer sticks. Problem #2....I think I'm a tad bit over what I've saved on not smoking. LOL Oh well, I'll think about that tomorrow. (Scarlett voice here)
Anywho, I'm off to stitch for a bit, but just HAD to share my beautiful prize with you. Hugs and love to all, and please come back soon!!
I wish you enough......
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