Monday, May 25, 2009

Tuesdays Are My Stitchy Night

Well, I'm writing my Tuesday update one night early. I had plans tonight to go out with a friend but at the last minute she asked me if I could postpone to Tuesday night so I'll be having a juicy burger, fries and beer and following that up with a movie. Umm, this will not help my quest to lose 10 pounds but I promise to take a walk after work each day thereafter. I swear!

This weekend involved a lot of sleep and rest so I didn't get a lot of stitching done but I did manage to make it to the end of the row I was working on on my ABC Lessons. So I finished off the D, E, F and G row. I am loving this project!!
I will have to put ABC Lessons aside for the time being to work on some smalls. I'd like to get as much done on Wishful Sheep to see what I'll need to order since I know I will run out of some of the silk. I decided to sign up for the HoE Christmas in July Exchange and need to get started on that for my partner and I am dying to start on Barbara Ana's Spring biscornu. It's such a fun and whimsical design and I figure it's something I would like for myself and can learn how to put together a biscornu all at the same time. I have everything for those two smalls kitted up...just need to sit down and stitch!

In the photo above, you can see my orts jar. It's the new moon and here is the progress on my jar for the Totally Useless SAL. I decided to just put thread ends in my jar. I think the fabric bits and floss tags will clutter up the jar too much so my jar still looks pretty empty. Most of the threads contributed lately have been from my giveaway scissor fob and my ABC Lessons project.
Hmmm, maybe I should throw in those floss tags and fabric bits after all! I wish I could stitch faster to get this jar more full!

Well, that's about it for me as I have a pest of a boyfriend who keeps trying to distract me while I blog. But before I leave, the lovely CarolR is having a scissor fob giveaway! She made them herself and there will be three lucky winners! How cool is that?!? I've posted a picture with link on my right sidebar. Go and have a looksie. All you have to do is sign up by 5/29 and do a little shoutout about the giveaway on your own blog. Easy! Good luck to everyone!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend and has a nice week ahead. I have a fairly easy week but busy weekend coming up. My parents leave for their annual four-month trip to Central America and *the boy* has his birthday on the very same Sunday. I'll be busy bon-voyaging and happy birthdaying. Why'd it have to fall on the same day!? Anyways, not sure how much stitching or posting I'll get done in the next week but I'll definitely have an update afterwards.

Until next time...


staci said...

ABC Lessons is really coming along nicely. Enjoy your dinner out (sometimes you just gotta live a little!)

Missy Ann said...

ABC is looking so good. Have fun on your night out. :)

Mary Elizabeth said...

The ABC's are looking really good. It is so fun for me to see projects grow. Especially when I was there when you put the kit together (and you are such a good stitcher).
I still want to see the Chocolate Box from the class you took. I bet it will be so beautiful.
Glad to hear you more happy about life.
peace out

Theresa said...

Wow~ Great progress on ABC lessons~ Hum... a movie night sounds pretty good right now..... Enjoy your evening!!!

CindyMae said...

ABC Lessons is looking marvelous! I just love it! Your TUSAL is looking great too! I know what you mean about wanting it fill up faster! LOL

Lisa said...

I love watching your progress on ABC Lessons - it is coming along very nicely. I hope that you enjoyed your burger and a movie! I am sure that your weekend will go just fine - it is always a bummer when there are so many things taking place at once, but we just have to find a way to take time to enjoy each one (some how :)
Lisa in CA

Anonymous said...

love the abc lessons that is brill cant wait to see you finish it.. what will you do with it when its finished? good luck with the birthday and bon voyaging