Tuesday, July 15, 2014


First things first, get it out of the way. I have walking Pneumonia again. Doctor seems to think I need tubes in my ears. I last had tubes when I was 6. May have to do it again to stay well.. But the upside is more stitching for me, if DH will quit calling to check on me about every 2 to 3 hours.. lol
Terri / Dixie Samplar came up my way this weekend! We had a great visit Saturday. We went to Michael's, Hobby Lobby and hit a couple of Antique and Flea Market type places. Had a great Mexican lunch and that night talked DH to joining us for Dinner at Chili's. So I guess you can say we made a whole day of it!  I love it when Terri comes north, we have a great time.
She had me some of her great Butter Cream Linen. She hand dyes it yourself. She also put in some of fabrics she had dyed. I just love anything hand dyed.
The squares of linen had spooky names.  Thank you Terri! She also gifted me with other things, I forgot to get a picture off. Next Post for sure.  Brain has a fever..
This is just some of the things I got at the craft stores.
 The stamps to age my stitching. The hang tags to use on some things, and the wooden thingie, well... I seen where someone had stained it and stitched and made the bigger end a pin cushion.

 I could not pass up this deal of original price of 56.00 now on clearance for 20.00. I will use it for Needlepunch.

Of course, I got a pocket watch!  lol  and some fabric to finish some stitching. I also got some Evenweave Terri says she uses to dye. I will try my Black Walnut stain on it.  We will see how it turns out!
I did purchase some leaflets and a kit off a Facebook Stash page. They are below:

 Crossed Eyed Cricket
I love The Birth Of A nation chart. Sandra's (HSE) Pumpkin will be the next thing I stitch.
That is all for today... Till later....


cucki said...

Everything is so sweet..
Sending you get well soon love..
Big hugs..

Robin said...

Hope you feel better soon! At least, you have your stitching. What wonderful new goodies you picked up!

Robin in Virginia

Linda said...

Sorry to hear that your sick again April. Sending hugs for a speedy recovery. Love your new stash.


Kathy L. said...

Looks like a fun shopping day. Hope you get better soon, but enjoy the stitching time.


Barb said...

So sorry to hear you are not feeling well again. However, you got some great stash!! Sounds like a fun time with Terri.

vivian said...

sorry youre sick! at least you feel well enough to stitch. I hate when we get to sick to even create!
feel better soon

Annie said...

Sorry to hear you're sick...again! I hope you are feeling better soon:)
Great new stash!

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

Hope you are feeling better--if tubes are what it takes to maintain good health--go for it.

Nice stash addition--wonderful to have a day with stitch friends

Stitchinowl said...

Sorry to hear that you have walking pneumonia! At least, you have some new charts to stitch while you are sick. Please post a health update when you can. Feel better.

Vonna, The Twisted Stitcher said...

Gorgeous fabrics April and I love hang tags myself...I Can't get enough of them! They appeal to me! I use stamps too - to age my fabric. Mine looks like a bingo dauber though ;)

Can't wait to see what you got in the wings for us!

Feel better soon! Do you take added Vitamin C? I do, and I think it helps my immunity, but that could all be in my head too :)

dixiesamplar said...

Loving your new charts :-) Glad to see you found your bag of HL goodies too. Had such a great time Saturday, and enjoyed meeting Dwayne and seeing your lovely home...you both are so fun and interesting, and such welcoming friends!Get better soon Girl :-)

Jackie said...

It sounds like a delightful visit with Terri! I hope you're well on your way to recovery soon.

ronda at simple thyme prims said...

sorry you are sick April, I'm a bit under the weather too...don't feel much like stitching tho. Hope you feel better soon. Lots of nice goodies in your post!..enjoy!! ~ronda

stitchersanon said...

Love the stash: sorry to hear you are sick, hope you get better soon.

Parsley said...

I love that you got to be with Terri. Sounds like a fun time. Lovely goodies too!