Showing posts from December, 2010

To Facebook or Not

During the last few weeks I've not managed to get a lot of time to stitch thanks to all 3 of the kids being ill - now could they do it all together?? - No! One at a time my lot. Luckily it's only been bad colds but it meant lack of sleep for me. As I didn't want to sit stitching on a night only to find myself frogging the following night I've been sat on FB. Lets just say Farmville and Frontierville have had a hammering ;-) DH isn't a big fan of FB but everytime he goes near the computer he has a quick look to see if my SIL has been on...yes he's found he can actually keep in touch via FB with her! The kids absolutely adore the games. DD prefers Farmville, we have to have the sound effects on (arghh! I hate them!) and she likes to see me feed the "chickens and duckies"  At the minute she's mad on anything Christmas going onto the farm so it's find an animal in parts LOL! The boys however prefer Frontierville, they love seeing the foxes, b

Stitching Catch Up

I have been stitching since August but not as much as I should have done thanks to other things turning up. In September I was the Calender Girl for my Friendly Stitchers Yahoo Group. This meant that the other ladies in my group sent me stash (as I did to them when it was their turn). I got some wonderful fabrics, scissors and threads so a big thank you to Mouse, Karin, Martina, Ally and Lynda. I have been working on my Sanman Inky Dinky Snowmen and here is the finished product. I decided against making it into a quilted hanging and instead put it on my stitching bag which I took to Harrogate. I also joined in a secret biscornu exchange with FS and here is what  received from Meg. It's absolutely beautiful and I was so touched by the bookmark she included (I'm a big reader and never have enough) And this is what I sent to Jacqueline, minus the gorilla! I've also taken part in a humbug exchange with FS and my humbug went to Julie in Australia. I des