Monday, December 31, 2007

2008 Goals

1. Finish DH's Stocking
2. Start my own stocking
3. Participate in another round or two of F&S
4. Bride Tree SAL
5. Finish my two WIPs (the zebra and the dolphins)
6. Various gifts for family
7. Stitch gold dolphins for DH

Mostly some small projects and starting early on gifts so I have time to finish them. I will be stitching when I have the opportunity, which at times will be more than others. I hope you all have a wonderful new year ... can't wait to see what 2008 brings us :)!

Saturday, December 29, 2007

Stocking update and F&S

Here is the most recent picture of DH's stocking. I was able to do a bit of work on it before Christmas and hope to work on it a bit more this week before I have to go back to work again.

In other news, I also am almost finished with my squares for the Fair and Square exchange ... they should be at the post office on Monday to be sent to Mary Kathyrn. I will post pics once I have found out that she has received them. So that's about it in stitching for me. Have a wonderful night!

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Just wanted to take a quick moment to wish everyone a merry Christmas! We have a full house here ... both sets of parents, sisters and my aunt and uncle and expecting a few friends for Christmas dinner as well. We've been busy preparing Christmas dinner. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. I've made a bit more progress on the stocking for DH (unfortunately not enough to actually be finished this year) so look for more updates in the next few days. I will leave you with a picture of our nativity scene.

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Wedding sampler and ornament exchange

Well, I've actually been finished with this for a few weeks (the wedding was last weekend) but I've been slow downloading pictures to the computer to actually blog about them. I ended up doing a significant portion of the sampler while I was on my ship (most of the celtic boarder). It's a combination of various patterns ... the border and internal knot from Celtic Cross Stitch by Gail Lawther and the verse and alphabet from United In God's Love printed by Praying Hands and designed by Mary Scott. I hope you enjoy it!

Here are the ornaments that I received from the ornament exchange I was a part of this year. It was a mixed craft exchange ... so I received a nice variety of ornaments. My favorite is the Santa at the bottom ... both the front and the back were stitched.