Monthly Archives: November 2009

12 Days Late, Better Than Never

October’s block #10 is finally finished! As always using the scarey funky DMC conversion. I did change the cow’s nose & udder to 352. The coversion was some god-awful orange. Yes, the cow is outlined in some god-awful green; but … Continue reading

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Time For Some Grog

It feels like this is the first time I’ve sat down all day. Of course it isn’t, my Master Lazy Gene would not allow that to happen. I finished up the Pirate Quilt top. Of course not the best picture. … Continue reading

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The cow says moo

Spent a good bit of Sunday working on HoHRH. The voices in my head kept repeating the South Park bit with the cows when they “talk”, moo moo moo, mooooo. Or they were yak yak yak from the Farside cartoon. … Continue reading

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Arrrrr 'Tis Sunday

And my Steelers don’t play until tomorrow night. I don’t care that they insist on sticking the Texans and Cowboys under my nose every Sunday; I’m not watching them. Unless it looks like the Cowboys will lose – at that … Continue reading

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Building blocks

I discovered I bought the wrong edition of the book I need for the class. *sigh* My fault, I completely didn’t pay attention to the whole “second edition” thing. I’ve got the first edition, but I did find the second … Continue reading

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2 Down 4 To Go

I am referring to my 101 Quilt Class. I finished up class 2 this morning. Class 6 posted this week. It’s not completely assembled yet, that’s next lesson. Quilting 101.  😉 But I’m happy. Still not 100% perfect, but I … Continue reading

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Poison Pumpkins, Mutants; the usual stuff.

Loretta sent me an email saying her package arrived. This stocking is Deadly Nightshade and somehow a black pumpkin fit. I figure it’s poisonous too.  The black & burnt orange pumpkins were my favorite. Not to say the purple wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fragile

A while back I won a little giveaway on Mr. X-Stitch. The prize was a small stitched piece from Miso Funky, my pick. Today it arrived! Ah the tender mercies of international shipping. I thought the Fragile sticker was a … Continue reading

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My reward

I *had to* hit the LNS today to pick up some necessary beads and as usual a few other things followed me home. Jenny Bean!!!!!!!!!!!! No threads, while I love the color names and like the colors themselves; I hate … Continue reading

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Wrapping up

Looks like I’ll spend the first bit of November wrapping up the 13 Days. Annette & Gill both have let me know their packages arrived. I really like this one and I’ll tell you why. (as if I ever pass … Continue reading

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