Friday, January 8, 2010

Hair Free Progress

I was able to remove all of the cat hair from "Home Of A Needleworker Too," and even made a bit of progress.


I have been a busy bee, and I have started both of my autos, as well,

LHN Sampler Months "January"





I realize it is already January, but I am determined to finish this sampler over the weekend, and then begin February.

and

 LHN Ornament Of The Month "Fa La La."










22 comments:

  1. Lovely job. Is that on linen?

    Oh, Karyn...love love love my floss. Someone needs to make a cuddle toy for me in those lovely colors. It just makes me happy.

    I noticed it is dark and light. I assume the dye job is to allow variations in the stitching project? Just lovely.

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  2. LOL...I totally agree! This is how I became a floss addict...I wanted to change my name to "Flossie." It is indeed hand dyed to be varigated and show off the color changes....and it is soooo nice to stitch with. I do notice that sometimes it does break a bit easier than DMC, but it is most likely due to the dye process.
    Enjoy it, and tell your DH I am sorry to be the one who got you started on this addiction! ROFL.

    Hugs

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  3. Lovely work! We're snowed in (third day now), so very little stitching being done here, more snowball fights though :o)

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  4. It's Jennifer's fault too! She sent me a few projects and I stitched my first little pillow kit from her.

    I think you gals knew I needed this addiction. At least it's a legal one! LOL

    My hubby won't care at all. In fact he will love it when I give him a list of things I 'need' for future bdays and holidays.

    I've already mapped out one store in the 'big city' that will likely contain all my stitching needs. Hobby Lobby doesn't have much.

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  5. Oh! I forgot to tell you...I am using the same Monaco that I sent you :) I love to work with it, and I am still a bit shy of linen.

    Hugs

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  6. Gorgeouuuuuuuuus Karyn!
    LOL I showed Judy my fabric stash and craft book library... she bundled an arm load of each into her room! giggle
    She did not know what a fabric stash was, then she saw the buttons... and 100s of skeins of floss...
    hugs
    mel

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  7. So pretty!

    You are quite sneaky to get me thinking about cross stitch again! The cedar chest is calling me and reminding me of all the linen tucked away.... Do you think I could sleep less and stitch, knit, weave, and spin more??? And listen to books on tape?? :)

    Stay warm,

    M

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  8. The fabric is lovely. Maybe we can try linen together later on in the year?

    Oh...I posted pics of my floss with my last post.

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  9. Thanks ladies :)

    too busy....LOL, it seems like summer is a distant memory, ya know? Stitching sounds good, and a snowball fight couldn't hurt. :)

    Parsley...my DH is like that too, I am the one who calls it an addiction, he just calls it keeping me quiet during the college football games :)

    mel....ooooo, I love floss and all things stashy!

    Hugs

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  10. LOL

    Matty...well, why not stitch while you listen to the books on tape....Calico Prairie does it :) I think you just gotta go over to that cedar chest and take a peek inside and maybe a little stitch....join us! You know you want to :)

    Parlsey....I am totally with you! I would love to try linen together. :) I'm heading back over to your blog to take a gander....

    Hugs

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  11. You've been working hard!

    I was just looking around your blog, seeing all the things you have listed as your "favorites" and I saw at the bottom that you're Catholic! Not to be a crazy person, but I'm Catholic too and our faith is a central part of our lives so I just thought it was neat to see the Catholic links you have listed on your blog :)

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  12. I'm glad you got the hair off. It looks much better now. I know how persistent cat hair is and I keep telling Mom she needs a Dyson.

    Parsley, you are cracking me up with your new addiction.

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  13. Thanks :)

    Kim...oh ya, it is such a huge part of who we are...well Peace be with you, Kim :) We have a lot in common!

    Joy...I know, it can be persistent...I keep looking at that Dyson animal :)

    Hugs

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  14. Wow! That looks fantastic! I am in awe over your talent. I can't imagine how much time and work you put into that. It's beautiful!

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  15. Sew glad to hear that you were able to safely "dehair" your project! Your progress on all pieces looks lovely!

    Hope you are staying safe and warm!

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  16. awwwwww thanks.....I miss you :)

    Hugs

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  17. Stunning stitching!! I love seeing your artistry and talent. So pretty. :)

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  18. Yay! You got the cat hair out!!! What a relief! Your stitching is just gorgeous. I want my stitches to look like yours!

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  19. Ooh love the progress, and I can't wait to get back to our Fa La La SAL--I'm really exciting about it! Woot!

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  20. Got a post about those truffles for you to see. Whoa baby!!!

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