Wednesday, January 4, 2012


So what are you stitching on these days???  I'm working on my xmas ornaments for this coming year.  Well at least I am when I'm feeling good.  The past few days I haven't felt too good thanks to some fatigue from my MS.  That's ok.  I've spent quality time with my husband and children and reading Janet Evanovich Explosive Eighteen book at night.

During the day, when I am feeling like stitching, I am working on some ornaments for this coming Christmas.  I did finish my first one on New Year's Day but need to put it into the actual ornament hanger I had bought from Michael's last year.  I also started LHN Baked Goods.  I'm thinking of giving that one to my mom.  The other thing I'm thinking of stitching is for one of my best friends but I can't reveal what that is yet because she reads my blog.  I also have another finish to share with you once I mail the "other" finish to my other best friend as part of her Christmas present. 

Now....I'm back to stitching because I'm feeling really good today and I have to get as much done on those days as possible.  Keep checking back as I hope to share some other pics.

Here are a few to tide you over til I get the other presents to their respective owners.  These were Christmas ornaments to family this past year.

My dad's xmas ornament front pic:

My dad's ornament backside pic:

My mom's front side pic:

My mom's backside ornament pic:

My MIL PS ornament......which is a first as I have never stitched for her.

My MIL ornament backside:

I just love how I was able to find such great matching fabrics for the backside of the ornaments.

Here is another finish for a dear sweet stitching friend.
CCN Merry Christmas from the 2011 JCS ornament magazine.  Pat and I are pink fanatics so I HAD to stitch this one for her this year.  Now to get me one stitched as well.

And I forgot to take a pic of the great matching fabric for the backside so when I get mine finished, I'll be sure to take a pic of it to share with you.

For one of my best friend's Christmas present, I stitched her this PS ornament from The Gift of Stitching online magazine.  No....I can't remember which issue it came from at this very moment.  If you must know, please leave a comment to ask.  This one is for Kimberly who loves PS designs!

Now for my other best friend's xmas gift, I will have to show you here soon.  I just did the "finishing work" for it.  I will tell you though it was the iStitch Mystery SAL made into a box in her colors to match her bedroom.
That's all for now.  I'm off to xstitch some.


  1. Every one of the ornaments is gorgeous--stitching and finishing!!

    I hope you are feeling better soon.

  2. What pretty finishes :) Each a masterpiece!

  3. Great Ornaments! I hope you are feeling better soon.

  4. I love, love, love your little ornaments. It never occurred to me to try and find matching backing for them. I always went with a "neutral" back simply out of habit. Thanks to your more creative mind, I will have to be on the lookout for some more interesting backing!

    I do hope that 2012 brings you more good days than bad with your MS. Keep smiling!

  5. Wow, I love the ornies you stitched, my hubby would love the one you did for your dad.
    I hope that you carry on feeling better.