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Howdy do! Going to post now as I have to stitch tonight!! :) I did a little bit last night..but I need to make more progress on that ornie I started. Sooo..needless to say I will be limiting my puter time tonight. Plus since there is nothing on TV works. :) Anyhoo, just realized I forgot one part of the Tagging here ya go:

Four Albums I Can't Live Without:

1. Disney's Greatest Hits ( all three of them..tho I don't own them yet..I love every song on each!!)

2. Phantom of the Opera ( Music of the Night is just such a good relaxing song!)

3. The Beatles:1962 - 1966 ( Love me some Beatles!!!)

4. My Broadway Cd Mix..( contains all the songs I sung while in Muscial productions in school) Sounds pompous I have a CD of you singing..but I love to sing and it's nice to have it as a reference to hear how my voice has matured over the years. :) Seriously!! LOL

Now..go stitch!

X Stitch X

Howdy do! I promised pics so here you go! Had a lovely day...just hung outside for much of the day as it was almost spring like. Near 60 degrees. Ah...tho I have to say I'd LOVE to have some snow and cold weather!! Been a luke warm winter here in Va...maybe our cold snap will come soon! :) is my update to Happy Everything:

And lastly my Baltimore Orioles ( a baseball team ) for BinkySquares. ( A Charity I stitch for. )

I started today on a quick project. The Snowbunny ornie from JCS issue 2002. Of course it's going to be a surprise as I changed most of the colors...LOL Like I stick to a pattern anyway...LOL :) So I'll keep ya informed on that one. Still need to re-dye my fabric for Crane Paradise...need to make it a bit darker....then I'll start on that. YAY!

Happy Stitchin!

X Stitch X

Howdy do! I'm up now for some reason...just needed a power nap I suppose. LOL Go figure! Anyhoo, since I'm up I'd thought I'd answer the questions from Lili'sBlog since she is eager for my answers! LOL Enjoy...and I will be later on today! :)

What were you doing 10 years ago?

Gosh..10 years ago I was in high school probably taking an exam of some sort as we always seemed to have an exam! LOL Then after school it was off to work at the grocery store as a cashier. Ahhh..the life of a teenager. LOL

Five snacks you enjoy.

1. Carrots and Ranch Dip
2. Rosemary and Olive Oil Triscuits ( crackers )
3. Pretzels
4. Chex Mix
5. Peanut M&Ms ( my FAV!!)

Five songs to which you know all the lyrics off your head right now.

Ok..going completely off my head right now...

1. " Time of My Life" Dirty Dancing
2. " Where is the Love " Black Eyed Peas
3. " Sweet Child O' Mine" Guns and Roses
4. " Music of the Night " Phantom of the Opera
5. " Angel " Sarah Mc( can't spell her last name LOL )

Five things you would do if you had one million dollars.

Being 100 percent honest here now...

1. Donate some to charity
2. Set up a program for underprivileged children to learn the art of crafts
3. Pay off ALL debts
4. Buy a nice house ( not a HUGE one ) for T and I.
5. Go on a vacation..

Five bad habits

Hmmm...that I have..oh don't hate me when I say them...promise? LOL

1. Bite my nails when I'm nervous or stressed
2. I'm a floss licker..meaning I wet the end of my floss with my tongue just a bit to get it through the blasted hole in the needle!!
3. Don't clean house as much as I should...I hate cleaning!!! :p
4. Often forget people's birthdays even though I have it written on three different calendars...*blushes*
5. Stick needles in the cushions...and well others find them before I do..LOL

Five things you like doing.

Oh gosh..I love doing more than five things...but I'll only list I do follow instructions well..LOL

1. Cross stitch..well shoot pratically any craft
2. Read
3. Write ( including blogging)
4. Dance and sing around the house while doing anything really...don't have a reason..
5. Get some take out, going to a park and chillin with T :)

Five things you would never buy, wear or get new again

Eek...that's an interesting question..but let's see...

1. Cigarettes..( yucky!!! )
2. Sounds odd but a Tube Top...
3. Caviar
4. A bit personal..but a thong...Umm..NO!
5. A snake or spider as a pet....EEEEEKKKKK!!!

Five favourite toys

Hmmm...favorite toys eh......

1. Board Games ( Backgammon, Monopoly, Chinese Checkers..those things )
2. Video Games ( Spryo, Zelda, Mario Brothers, etc)
3. Those little water games..that you press the button and have to get a ball in a hoop or whatever...LOL
4. Care Bears
5. Coloring Books...

Ok..there ya go!! Honest and real answers....don't be too scared now. LOLOLOL

Happy Stitchin!!

X Stitch X

Howdy do folks! Had a very busy day answering most of the emails, posting to message boards and getting mail together. Also ran to the grocery store and did a few more errands so needless to say I'm tired!!!! Anyhoo, tomorrow will be blog day as I have to answer the questions from Miss Lili and post pics! YAY!! So stay tuned...but right now I'm off to dream....

Oh..going to do a small project here...Snow Bunny by Cross My Heart from the JCS 2002 issue. Going to change most of the colors as I think they are a bit drab...I like bright things!! Hehe...

Night night!

Happy Stitchin!

X Stitch X

Howdy do! Long time no see huh?? LOL I had a nice time at my friends house and well I did stitch but not nearly as much as I thought I would. I brought my "Angus" book along with me and finished it! Qwirky ending to say the least..but very enjoyable! Anyhoo, I'll post pics tomorrow of my finishes and updates on WIPs. Right now I've got to answer my Tagging..LOL from here we go! One more's great to be back! I missed y'all!

I've been BLOG TAGGED so here are my answers:

4 Jobs you have had in your life?

1. Grocery clerk
2. Customer Service Rep
3. Craft Guru at a Craft store
4. Summer Camp Art Director

4 Movies you could watch over & over ? ( in no particular order )

1. Pretty Woman
2. Dirty Dancing
3. Four Weddings and a Funeral
4. pretty much ANY Disney Movie ( Cartoon or other )

4 Places you have lived ?

1. Florida
2. California
3. Virginia
4. Texas

4 TV programmes you love to watch! ?

1. Numb3ers
2. The Cosby Show
3. Desperate Housewives
4. Scrubs

4 Places you have been on Holiday ?

1. France
2. England
3. Tennessee
4. Maryland

4 Websites you visit daily ?


4 of your Favourite Foods ?

2. Pasta
3. Lo Mein
4. Soup

4 Places you would rather be right now ?

1. Disneyworld
2. Mall of America
3. A cabin on a snow covered mountain
4. A lighthouse

4 Bloggers you are going to tag? ( Hope they don't mind :) )

1. Lani
2. AngelSan
3. Lili
4. Nona

Whew! All done!! Happy Stitchin!!

X Stitch X

Howdy do everyone! Sorry I haven't been on much lately...things have been hectic around here! T and I are going away for a few days and won't be back till Thurs or Fri. It's not really a vacation as he's going on a buisness trip and I'm going over to a friends house. But I'll be without the I won't be able to post. However, I am going to be starting Crane Paradise ( aka CP ) while I'm away..and will get in plenty of time stitching..provided my friend's kitty likes the project. He's really good about leaving my stuff alone..unless he doesn't like the project! LOL Anyhoo, I'll miss you all and I'll be back soon!!!


I'll have PLENTY of pics to show off too!!! As I'm taking Binky Squares and Happy Everything...( aka HE ) with me as well. Plus the Chinese bookmarks. SO I'll have plenty to choose from!

Happy STitchin!!

X Stitch X

Howdy do! Well now, it's been nearly six days since I've written. I'm a bad lady. :( Sorry bout that...I bet you think I've been stitching like mad! Hardly! LOL I have been working on my fobs...have made some more that I need to put pics up. :) I've been reading too...I got this tip for a great book from KarensBlog about a book by the author Louise I've been reading that! THANKS KAREN! It's a great book!! :)

But this is a stitching blog...and I have actually been stitching a bit as well...I started on the Baltimore Orioles square for BinkyHelpers. I also signed up for eight more squares...I'm finishing out the Peanuts theme and put a dent in Animal Magnetism theme. YAY! We really need stitchers. So PLEASE feel free to check out the site..and if you have some spare time and would like to give of's a well worthy cause. :) I'll post some pics tomorrow...

Other than's been pretty boring. LOL

Happy Stitchin!!

X Stitch X

Howdy do everyone! Hope everyone is busy stitching away....stitching...what's that?? LOL I haven't done any since I finished Chocolate what have I been doing?? Simple..making more beaded fobs. I've decided to take the plunge so to speak and start to sell them. *GASP* I have a few prototypes in my photobucket album:

but they are custom made by me of course. So they can be any color..and any charm/button you want!! They are $7 plus shipping. I hope I get some buyers!!

I've only listed on one message board so see how things go. But it's definately a new endeavor for me. I'm excited and scared at the same time. LOL Excited..because I feel that I put a part of me in my if you will..and when I make them and you buy are recieving a piece of me :) Corny..I know. LOL Scared..because I don't want to have too many to make...or too few. LOL So..wish me luck out there bloggers.

Back to stitching tomorrow....course after I do some house chores..:p

Have a good one!

X Stitch X

Howdy do!! Whooo hooo...*happy Dance* Just finished this little guy today. ( Jan 7 )
No, it didn't take me six days to do this fella....LOL Just worked on between Happy Everything..and breaks. :) I don't remember what leaflet he came from...but he'll be made into a magnet later...Hope you like him!

Anyhoo, update on Crane's Paradise...I have to repaint the fabric a little bit as it's too light for my once I do's on!!! Whooo hoo!! I'm excited to start that project..can't ya tell???

Have a good one!

Happy Stitchin!

X Stitch X

Howdy do! I worked on HE a little bit today ( Jan 6 ) here's the update pic:

No scissor fob making today. So I'll get back to it either Sat or Sun..tho I'm having so much fun stitching on HE...LOL

Happy Stitchin'

X Stitch X

Howdy do! Long time no blog huh?? LOLOL Anyhoo, here is the Stitchers Bloggers Question of the week...Enjoy!

Do you do your stash shopping at your LNS, ONS, or both? Which do you like better? Why?

Hmm..good question..makes me actually use the old brain you smell smoke?? LOL Anyhoo, I have one LNS nearby, well 20 minutes away, that I go to to hang out with the owner once a month to stitch with. She's a sweetie and very knowledgable! I don't shop much at her store..but I do get some things occasionaly. So having said that, I am an online shopper. I usually only buy online when I have a GC or when there's a BIG sale!!! I go anywhere from 123 stitch to Down Sunshine Lane..tho I have never ordered from Hofmandis..tho I do some major browsing from there!! LOL to what I've been up to the last few days...simple..making scissor fobs. I am making them for some friends..and they are beaded. The hardest thing has been deciding the colors and extras to put on them. :) LOL I'm trying to get them mailed out before the price increase but I don't think it's going to happen. *sigh* Oh well..tomorrow I shall either continue the fob making..or GASP actually stitch!! LOL

Here's a link to some pics:

I'll have more pics up soon!


Happy Stitchin'

X Stitch X

Ahh the joys of gathering all the goodies for a new project. The new floss, finding the perfect needle, the fabric...that's the fun part! Today I have been doing two things...1. Winding DMC on bobbins...and 2. Finding all my beads to make fobs. The second part isn't that bad...just the part about realizing that you don't have a charm set you *thought* you did. You crafters all know pick it up in the store..carry it around in your basket throughout the store...and end up putting it back because of the price...etc. But yet, on your way home..your mind has convinced itself that you have purchased said item to the point that many months later when you are FINALLY getting around to that think you have it. These are the wicked mind games that are played with us crafters!!!

Back to the first part..winding floss. Now granted, I realize to some stitchers I am committing a cardinal sin in actually WINDING floss...*GASP..Faint...THUD*...But that is how I choose to store it. Granted it does produce kinky floss..( no chuckles please) but it makes it easier to store in those boxes. Anyhoo, upon deciding to go for it on Crane's Paradise ( which I STILL have not started) I had to buy more floss and thus now I'm winding it. You know you've wound too much floss when while you actual wind it around the kind of seems mesmerizing............

So that has been my day! Monotony anyone??? The good news is I'm almost done with winding...YAY!!! :) The bad news is when I spend the day winding floss...I don't feel like maybe I'll make some beaded fobs to come soon!

Happy Stitchin...

X Stitch X

Whoo hoo!! It's a whole new year! A New year to make those resolutions that will be broken by the end of the month! LOL A New year to plan all those stitchy projects and getting organized..*yeah right on the organized part* LOL A New Year...2006...may this be the best one yet! Now I am writing tonight instead of on the 31st to spare you from all the reflectiveness I went through last night. 2005 was a good and bad year...good being that I'm still here, beanless, and 100lbs lighter...bad being that I had to deal with the bean issue..but overall it was a good year! I still have T in my life..and love him very that's good! :)

Anyhoo...*cheers* to 2006!!! I do have sort of stitchy plan that I will share with you all later...once I put the finishing touches on it. I worked on Chocolate Moose last night...until about midnight...( started on it around 1030) and then shortly after midnight..this old person went to bed. LOL I used to be able to stay up all hours of the night in college....which wasn't that long ago. LOL's the updated pic...I should be finishing him soon...he may have only been 42 x 42...but he's taking a LOoooong time! LOL

Happy New Year everyone! Make it the best one yet!!!

Happy Stitchin!

X Stitch X