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Friday, August 5, 2011

Serendipity



It is great to be back to a somewhat normal schedule today. Exercise was harder today since I skipped two days. That will teach me. Then I had all kinds of errands. I got the box of junk to Goodwill. Then I had to get some floss for new projects I want to start. Yesterday I wanted to use my sewing machine. But there is a whole lot of junk piled on it. So I made it my aim to clean off the sewing machine table so I could at least sew a seam. When I was going through all the stuff on the table, I came across several projects that I want to do. I saw the English Tapestry Sewing Box by Rosewood Manor. I bought fabric for it when I was at Celebrations. So I dived into my bin of floss looking for the colors I needed. I am missing a few but I had enough to start it. I also found a little Just Nan rose that will be perfect for my wheelbarrow button. It was in a grab bag I got from Yankee Peddler's booth at Celebrations. Then I found Just Nan's Robin's Wreath along with about half of the floss I needed. So now I have all the floss for Robin's Wreath and English Tapestry Sewing Box. The box uses blue 32 count linen over one. With all the over one projects I have just been working on, I feel like I can handle it. Although I like how some designers use the tent stitch instead of cross stitch when going over one on high count linen.
I found many projects that are stitched and just waiting to be finished piled on my sewing machine table. I also found the box that I bought at Celebrations for one of the button designs from Drawn Thread. I got the button from a Civil Wall reenactment place that has some old timey tools. I'm not terribly happy with how it turned out but I didn't want to mess with it anymore. I have to be in the mood for finishing. Not today.
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1 comment:

  1. Love the wheelbarrow - how about a slide show of all views! Its marvellous

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