"A very Merry Unbirthday to you, to you. A very Merry Unbirthday to you." from Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

October Cross Stitch

This little owl is the pattern Sylvia gave us for the Heart to Heart Cross Stitch Along for October.  It's incredible to me that there are only two more blocks to fill.  I feel as if I just began this sal, but there it is.  Oh well, at least I'm up to date on it.

I did add a spider to one of the witchtowels:

It's a black yoyo with yarn for legs.  The next one I make will have 8 legs.  We'll see how that looks.

I won a giveaway from Shelley at http://www.redquilts.blogspot.com/  back in September.  I received an adorable pin cushion that Shelley made.  It is beautifully sewn and very pretty.  I haven't stuck a pin in it yet because it's so cute.

The big pillow behind the little pin cushion is the resized down pillow in a case I made to match my slipcovers.  That pillow is so soft and lovely;  it's nice to lay back on.

I've also kept up with the Christmas QAL I'm doing with Erik Homemade, and I put one border on the Fruitcake quilt I'm making from Sue's Christmas QAL.  Last week was a week when I didn't get any sewing done, and this week I really feel like sewing.  Does that happen to you?  You really want to do your crafts, and it is satisfying when you are working at them. 

Why didn't I get any sewing done last week?  My prayer intention for this week tells all. 

Tomorrow morning I'll be at my parish's school helping to make pierogi for the Chrismas sale.  When I get home I hope to tackle the tough stuff, which to me is to make the quilt sandwiches and quilt them.   The free motion machine quilt along is giving me confidence, and I hope to experiment, probably on the table runner.
God Bless Everyone and take care.


Barb said...

What a cute pincushion and spider....wonderful needle work!

QuiltSue said...

What a gorgeous pincushion. I love the spider too, but what is pierogi?