Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I couldn't wait

























for the August framing sale at my LNS. Plus, I already purchased the frame for the Prairie Schooler piece back when I ordered the kit and wanted to get it hung while it was still spring.

I also took Poinsettia House to be framed. It seemed such a shame to leave it in limbo since I was going to the frame shop anyhow. Now it can hang on the wall in my sewing room until the season is right.


I just saw the new Bent Creek pattern..... Stitching Row. I might need that one. I didn't order any patterns from the Online Needlework Show. I did, however, order a lap frame. I'm hoping it works out. I much prefer holding the fabric in my hand but that just isn't working anymore. Aside from repetitive motion problems, I have arthritis in one of my knuckles. Sometimes a piece works OK in Q-Snaps and I have a scroll frame that attaches to a floor stand but it doesn't reach over the arm of my armchair. It does hold my pattern nicely so I use that part. I'm crossing my fingers this new frame is a comfortable fit.

We're in Florida for spring break but I didn't bring the cord that lets me download pictures to my computer. So now I have to wait until we're home to show you anything worth seeing. Betcha everyone is just holding their breath......


I'm off.

The Queen Bee

4 comments:

  1. I REALLY want to stitch Daffodils now! Poinsettia House looks wonderful, too. I still have it kitted and in a box somewhere. Good luck with the lap stand. Like Tim Gunn says, "Make it work!"

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  2. Your pieces look lovely!!

    We'll be waiting to see the pics from your trip!

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  3. Very pretty, I don't blame you for not waiting. Love the frames.

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  4. Your PS finish is just lovely (I'm a major PS addict!!) as is the Poinsettia House... I have both in my stash--just need to find the time to stitch them. Thanks for the inspiration :)

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