Thursday, November 26, 2009

More progress





Here is this weeks progress on Cottage Garden Rug. I am really enjoying working on this. I also have pictures of one of my other WIP'S. It is Hyacinth Macaws which I am stitching as a wedding sampler for my nephew & his new wife. They are big bird lovers(they have a parrot) & since Hyacinth Macaws mate for life I thought it would be appropriate.
Since I have long weekend I plan on trying to find all the parts to a couple of other UFO's so I can get my rotation going finally.
Since I have heart & lung issues I have plenty of time to stitch after I get home from work & on weekends. I can't do much in the way of housework which is okay with me. I have a house husband(DH is retired) & my son still lives at home so they take care of most everything except the cooking. That is something I love to do & since it doesn't require any heavy lifting or strenuous activity I can still do it.
I finally was able to order my Dazor lamp with maginifier. I have an Ott light with magnifier but it is awkward to  use. I use the Dazor when I go to my LNS for stitch group & it is much easier. It will be my big Xmas gift this year.

I also couldn't resist posting a picure of my stitching buddy Brandi. She usually lays on the couch next to me when I'm stitch. She keeps my hip warm LOL.

13 comments:

  1. The Macaws are just beautiful!
    Heidi-ILCS

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  2. Your macaws are just wonderful, so vibrant. Your cottage garden is coming on lovely, haven't got the patience for something that big so well done from me.

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  3. Very nice stitching! Keep up the good work and I just love you stitching buddy!

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  4. Nice progress on your UFO and the Macaws are just beautiful! They are so lifelike. They should just love that as a gift since they have some!

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  6. Your cottage garden rug is coming along nicely. This is going to be soooooo awesome when it is finished!

    Your parrots are gorgeous!!!

    Love the dog! :-)

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  7. Thank you so much for your comment on my blog. Your Irish is gorgeous. And yes, I adore the breed. my Rory is now my fourth. :)

    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  8. Nice stitching !!! The Macaws are gorgeous and so is your stitching buddy.

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  9. Your wip looks great! I also love Brandi, what a beauty she is...

    Hugs
    Julie

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