Me & My Stitches

Me & My Stitches
Click on the picture to go to my website. These are 1' x 1 1/2" pendants.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Busy, busy busy...

Do you ever feel like you are busy, busy, busy all the time, but never get everything accomplished that you want?  I have so many things I want to do, but progress sure seems slow!  I am doing the Civil War Chronicles block of the month this year - I get it in the mail.  Last week I pieced Month One:
It is a 16" block (HUGE for me!), but I really like the fabrics.  I was going to start on Month Two but it is four 16" blocks, and I figured I didn't have time to do that.  Then yesterday I received Month Three (already!!).  It is also 4 blocks.  I really need to get busy on them - I don't like to get behind.  I have been working on jewelry most of the week.  Here are a few that we finished last night:

 This is what happened when I was trying to take the picture - she wanted to play with the wrist strap of my camera.
I don't know why these pictures are always sideways.  They aren't like that in the preview!  Notice they are all pins - we were really short on pins.  I will probably put these on the website later today (something else I need to get done!)

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I posted those pictures of all of the snow?  This morning it is RAINING!  Crazy Iowa weather.  I hate it when the snow melts in the spring and everything looks so yucky.  And our yard is a mess - now that the snow is gone we can see all of the things that Boomer has drug out and chewed up.

Here are a couple more pictures to let you know what Callie has been up to.  This make me laugh.  She and CC get to fighting in my sewing chair.  CC is up on top (being the Queen that she is) and Callie is on the seat.
They jump at each other and CC growls and hisses - Callie just makes her little purr sound. 

I think CC got tired of playing and went to bed.  Callie doesn't look like she is ready to give up just yet.  She kind of looks like she might pounce on me.  Doesn't she have an evil look in her eye?  And below she is stalking someone.  Nice ears - wonder if she can get them laid back any further?  Definitely up to no good.

On Friday I went to lunch with my two BFFs from high school.  We all claim February for our birthday month.  We try to get together every year, but it seems like someone usually has a sick kid (Nancy!) or something major happens that we can't meet.  As a matter of fact, the card I gave Nancy was from LAST YEAR!!  I was always going to mail it to her, but kept thinking we would get together.  It is always so great to see them - lots and lots of laughs and great memories. I don't know what I was thinking - I had my camera with me and didn't take any pictures of them.  DUH!  We did talk about getting together again before next February. I need to be sure to make that happen!

Remember the beginning of this post where I was talking about how much I need to get done?  Well, it isn't happening while I am sitting at the computer!  Gotta go!!  Have a great day and a great holiday tomorrow!


  1. Beautiful pins and I love the continuing kitty tales!! I have two orange cats which keeps us entertained!!

  2. I know what you mean about getting behind on those blocks. I got my first month done, the second month cut out and there it sits. The third month showed up this week! AUKKKK!!

    I do love your pins. I've worn what I ordered from you quite a few times and have had some wonderful compliments.

  3. Paul loves your cats, especially CC.