Friday, July 20, 2012

One of those this, that & the other posts ........


Hi everyone! Thanks for all your lovely comments on my finished Sergei and the little bee pillow.  I’m planning a trip to the framer soon and Mr Sergei will be coming along with me as well as a couple of other pieces.

Another month, another block on PSS Halloween Hornbook Sampler ........  

I still need to change the ghost in the 4th block. I will get to that, in fact, I’m going to say that I will have that done by next month’s progress report.  I think if I put that out there then there’s a better chance of me actually getting it re-stitched!

I’ve finished the top part of BBD’s Peacock Pinkeep and I’m pleased with how it turned out. I’ve started on the alphabet band but have made so little progress with that that I didn’t bother to take a picture yet.

My stitching mojo seems to be returning for PS Santas.  There’s been a deathly silence about those on here the last few months because, well, I haven’t stitched any and haven’t felt like stitching any!  I totally fell by the wayside but decided not to stress myself over them and just wait for the notion to come back.  .Seems that the notion is returning…...
from  PS Olde World Santas II on 32ct Natural Light & suggested DMC
I’m thinking of using this fabric as the backing - now just to finish finish it!!

Hope all is well with you and yours.  We’ve woken up this morning to a little bit of blue sky and the sun trying to shine – a rare occurrence this summer in this part of the world!!  Another weekend almost here – whatever you have planned….enjoy!

Until next time ……..   

36 comments:

Chris said...

Great progress Lois!!
I love the PS Santa and the fabric you have chosen. Enjoy the clear weather and have a great weekend!

Giovanna said...

Lovely stitching on everything, well done.

Dona said...

Pretty stitching, Lois! Your Halloween Hornbook Sampler is so cute, as is the Peacock Pinkeep. Great fabric you chose for the PS Santa, too.

Annie said...

Your stitching is so pretty. Everything is progressing so nicely. That's a beautiful fabric for the Santa. You're lucky to find such a good match!

Margaret said...

Ooooh, that fabric for the Santa is perfect! Love it and Santa both! Love the BBD peacock as well. And the hornbook -- fantastic! Olympic tennis soon! :D

Beth said...

Lois - Hard to chose a favrote as they are all wonderful - I do love the colors used on the Hornbook.

Julie M said...

Love your stitchy projects! The fabric for the PS Santa is perfect!

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

Oh no now I have to find this Santa and stitch him - he is adorable and I think that fabric you chose really suits him -

Katrina said...

Fun stitching projects!!!! Love the peacock piece and the Santa is too cute :-). Can't wait to see all your framing.

BrendaS said...

Beautiful stitching! You've been a busy lady. Love the little PS Santa. Glad you got your mojo back with those:)

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Looks like your going to be able to hang your hornbook just in time for the Autumn holidays! It's looking great! I love your BBD Peacock so much that I plan on hunting one down and doing it myself!! Great pictures, Lois. Love your Santa!
Linda

Carol said...

Oh, I love the backing fabric you've chosen for your cute PS Santa, Lois--great choice!! And your latest block on Halloween Hornbook is very pretty.

Good to hear Sergei will be getting his very own frame very soon--I'll bet you can't wait to see his handsome face hanging in your home :)

Sure hope the sunshine and blue skies continue for your weekend, Lois. We are actually getting some rain here--FINALLY! I am so happy :)

Karen said...

Looking good! I just love the Halloween Hornbook...I may just have to pull mine back out....

happy stitching...

Melissa said...

Lovely stitching. I especially like the Santa and the fabric you chose for the backing!

I think our blue sky moved your way as we are having rain today! I hope the sun stays for the weekend for you!

Bianca said...

I love everything you've been working on. The fabric for Santa looks great!

robindefender said...

Lovely stitching and your fabric looks like a great backing for your santa.

Mary said...

Lois, it's gotten to be so much fun seeing what turns up on your Halloween Hornbook each month. It look great!

Can't wait to see what you come up with for your PS Santa. I have a pile of them I really need to do something with too, so you may well be an inspiration.

Thanks for sharing!

Penny said...

Lovely stitching on your Halloween Hornbook! And I like the idea of doing a block a month. I might give that a go on some things. :) Love your PS Santa and the fabric you've chosen for him!

valerie said...

Great stitching Lois! Your Halloween Hornbook is really coming along and your PS Santa is adorable. I think the backing fabric will be perfect for it!

Kathy Ellen said...

Wonderful stitching progress, Lois on the PSS Halloween Hornbook...love the colours and cute motifs. BBD's Peacock Pinkeep is coming along so nicely, and that Santa is just beautiful! Great choice of coordinating fabric!

Blessings!

Barb said...

Lois, I love the PSS Halloween Hornbook! The Santa is also a great project!!

Lesleyanne said...

Love the fabric you have chosen for the PS Santa. Your Halloween Hornblock looks great. I hope the sun stays out for you.

Pam in IL said...

Great sitiching! The backing fabric is perfect!

You can send any cloudy, rainy days my way. We've day after day of sunny, hot & humid days.

Pam in IL said...

Great sitiching! The backing fabric is perfect!

You can send any cloudy, rainy days my way. We've day after day of sunny, hot & humid days.

Pam in IL said...

Great sitiching! The backing fabric is perfect!

You can send any cloudy, rainy days my way. We've day after day of sunny, hot & humid days.

Pam in IL said...

Great sitiching! The backing fabric is perfect!

You can send any cloudy, rainy days my way. We've day after day of sunny, hot & humid days.

Pam in IL said...

Great sitiching! The backing fabric is perfect!

You can send any cloudy, rainy days my way. We've day after day of sunny, hot & humid days.

Mindi said...

Love all the gorgeous stitching! the colors you chose for the Peacock Pinkeep are very nice, and your PS Santa is lovely. Not sure if I've seen that one before, but the hanging candy cane and the gingerbread man are so cute.

Suzanne said...

Nice work on the Halloween Hornbook and pretty peacock. I love the fabric choice for the santa.

Catherine said...

Love all of your projects!!!

Brigitte said...

Great, Lois, your PS Santa. And that fabric matches perfectly.

barbara said...

Lovely stitching!!

Sally said...

Your block looks great Lois. I'm really enjoying watching this grow.

Love the Peacock Pinkeep and your PS Santa looks brilliant :)

Anne said...

Lovely stitching on all your projects Lois! Really love your PS Santa! Cute fabric too!! Maybe we'll catch the finishing bug this weekend :D

Erica said...

I just love your Santa! How perfect is that fabric!?!
I never seem to find the right fabric. I usually wind up either choosing a solid color, or worse, not finishing it at all!

Karoline said...

They're all looking lovely, great progress