A quick post to show you who I got to finally meet this past Friday night...
Jolene and me with stitch group. My SIL was suppose to take this picture of our faces, not me scrunching down like this!
This is my dear blog friend Jolene and I. We have been trying to get together for several months, and finally our paths crossed, and I was able to get my stitch group together on a night she could come up. It was so fun to meet Jolene, FINALLY. She is a doll. We hope to do this a lot more often!
As you know from Jolene's blog, that she is very generous with her thoughtful gifts. She surprised everyone with a little gift of unique scissors and a beautiful scissor fob. She made our night!
A beautiful and thoughtful gift from Jolene
She had this cute cork on the end of the scissors, to protect them from punching through the tissue paper. Teresa (Lower Left) reminded us of the movie "Dirty Rotten Scandrals". The part with Ruprect having a cork on the end of his fork, so he wouldn't poke his eye out...well, we couldn't help demonstrating how useful the cork will be for us! No one will be poking their eyes out with this ingenious little addition.
Later in the evening it started raining, and we had this beautiful double rainbow. It was great to sit out and watch it, but it did get too cold to stitch, and we ended up going in the house. :(
I got my Bent Creek wedding row back from the framers. I opted to leave the heart buttons off, as they made it look more valentiney, and I want to leave this up all year. Sort of a "silent sermon" to my family members of my love for them.
Finally, I have been cleaning out some things in my sewing room, and came upon these. I decided to show you the sewing accessories I designed for a retreat that I did in Park City several years ago with Cynthia Zittel from the Drawn Thread. These classes were taught three different years, and eventually I wanted to complete a shaker box to put these in. Unfortunately, the store that held the retreats went out of business and that ended all the fun.
A photo of the back sides. I never published these designs, but have thought about doing it in the future, when time comes my way again...LOL!
That's all for now. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a great week with lots of stitching!