Not much to show this week. I seem to be in a stitchy/sewy slump. My clamshell quilt doesn't look very different from last time. Just one more row of the pretty fabrics and one more row of the plain.
I have to admit, I think at least one culprit is my new toy. I've been spending time reading books and watching things on my iPad. Has anyone watched Desperate Romantics? The first season is out finally in the US (it's a BBC series). It was fun, all about the pre-Raphaelites and their wild lives. I'm looking forward to the next season. It's not for kids though! A bit raunchy. :D
This past week, I received a nice package in the mail. I won a giveaway from Jan of Only One Ewe and Tree of Life Samplings! I won one of her newest designs, The Sparrow, along with the fabric and fibers to stitch it.
It's such a pretty design! In fact, all of Jan's designs are pretty! Thank you, Jan, I'm so thrilled to have won!
I've been trying to decide what to show for my greatest hits this week. Let's see what I come up with.
Oh, this is a nice one! Do you know what it is?
A few years ago, I took a couple of classes from Merry Cox down in NJ. I finished both the pieces that I took too! This is one of the pieces, A Beautiful Day in Williamsburg. It is a beautiful tray that you can use to hold all your stitching materials. It has pockets for some scissors and a ruler and a needlebook. I of course personalized it with my own information. I left Williamsburg up at the top though. I love Williamsburg -- my mom loved it as well. And I have fond memories of visiting Williamsburg when the kids were small -- the boy child spent the whole time climbing any steps he could find (he was in the cruising-right-before-walking stage of life).
Maybe next time I'll show off my other class project. :D
In other news -- well, there's not much other news. It's just full throttle summer mode around here. The boy child is officially topsy turvy sleepwise. I discovered him Sunday morning at 6am saying he couldn't sleep so he was taking a walk. By 9am, he was crashing on my bed. He slept till 4pm. Ahem. Hopefully he'll get un-topsied today. He has something to do in the middle of the day today.
Thanks as always for stopping by and saying hi. It always makes my day to read your comments and visit with you all. Have a great week!