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01 September 2010

Bookmarks, a magnet and a Treasure!

I have another update already. First, I have pictures of the 2 exchanges I send out. One is the bookmark exchange (one on the left) I send to Berly in IL a sunflower bookmark, a few DMC threads and some coffee. Roz was my partner and she send me the cutest cupcake bookmark (on the right) , a few threads, a package of hot cocoa, summer beach theme buttons and a soft pink fabric. I am saving the hot cocoa for colder weather since it has been over 90 degrees the last few days.
In the last post, Elaine send me the cutest pumpkin magnet. She send word she received my magnet for her. I stitched her Owl on the Egg from Bent Creek. It was a freebie I found last year but I dont know if its still available. She loves owls so it was perfect for her.
I found a treasure, well, its a treasure for me. I have been looking for a copy of Mirabilia The Seaside Kingdom. It had went out of print a couple years ago. I have been looking on eBay on and off for about an year. This past July, there was, not one, but two patterns being bid. One was slightly used and the other was brand new. I got the brand new one , which cost less than the used one, plus the pattern Giggles was included for $10.

I cant start this one yet. I might start it on the first of the year. I realize today I have a lot of stitching this month. I have to do the following:
~ First Day of Autumn exchange mail by 10th
~ Christmas ornament RR mail out by 15th,
~ Autumn ornament mail by Oct 13th,
~ Halloween card by Oct 6th
~ Halloween Pin by Oct 15th
~ Christmas ornament by Sept 30th
~ 3rd Christmas Ornament RR by Oct 15 ( I already have the package here)
My needles will be busy. I am hoping the frogs wont come by too often so I can have things go smoothly. This pass week I have been stitching on Lizzie Kate My Country. Here is the picture of what I done so far. Since Hurricane Earl is passing by this weekend, it will be a perfect weekend stitching. Perhaps I will have another finish by Monday.

Hugs,

Vicky

11 comments:

htimcj said...

You will be busy with all of the exchanges you have lined up. Your stitching looks great.
Heidi-ILCS

Emily said...

You are going to be busy, like the Mirabella pattern it is cute.

Sunshine said...

Nice stitching. Get those needles Smokin Girl. Boy do you ever have a lot on your plate with deadlines.
Happy Stitchin!!!!

Joy said...

Nice exchanges!! Your needles will be hot!! LOL

Debra said...

Nice stitching and exchanges.

Mylene said...

Lovely exchanges both sent and recieved. Goodluck on your goals this month.

Mary said...

You are definately going to be a busy girl with your stitching! Love all your exchanges!

Milly~ said...

Just LOVE that bookmark!

MaryT said...

you have a lot of nice finishes and also a lot to stitch:) Will look forward to seeing some more finishes.

Mary Louise

Sarah Lindfield said...

My you will be so busy, Vicky I love the Mirabillia pattern you won and your stitching is wonderful. You will have a really hot needle girl.

Jennifer said...

I love the finishes you have done so far grat work :) Have a great weekend!!!!!