Thursday, February 11, 2010

Sneak peak. Small project. Big colors.


So, I picked up a small project that I hope to finish tomorrow.
I'll add it to my basket of smalls this month.

It's 12:30am now and I'm still awake. Medicine to help but somehow my body fights it and I end up staying up anyway, maybe not quite coherent and humerous, scarey. This morning, I found a note in my email -----from myself-----to myself------thanking myself for all the kindness and and the colors of floss sent to me. I laughed when I saw it.
Ok, I think I emailed Jennifer H., that was who gave me those beautiful Belle Soie Silks but evidently I mailed myself one too. Now that is tired.

Wired and tired.

I'm guilty of being an avid Ebayer to find the best prices as I can for stash, even though I do also order online through some shops. You just have to in this economy today.
This week I found a great deal on a pile of linen, in various colors, 32 count, most larger pieces for the price of 1 small piece at a retail shop. I couldn't resist.
I saw this Antique Green 32 count and started substituting out some of the DMC colors for a few of the silks I got this week from sweet Jennifer H. I couldn't wait to use those colors. I also used a beautiful Red Current from Crescent Colors that is so complimentary to the antique green.
I'll save the designer and name until I finish this time. It's a small so a quick finish and I swear I will get finished with Emma then. My frame is in the mail, so time is of the essence. I work under pressure.

At first I thought I would never use this green color for anything and then an idea popped in my sleepy head last night.
Stay tuned. I love smalls. They just give that sweet quick sense of accomplishment that I sometimes need and also serve as gifts too.
Well, I better try to get at least 5 hours of sleep ........this morning.
Nite nite, stay warm.........I think it's too cold for bed bugs to bite! LOL

Jennifer

7 comments:

  1. Great minds must think alike! My best stitching and knitting takes place in the middle of the night. I too suffer from insomia but since I retired six years ago I don't worry about it. Should send you my phone number for those middle of the night conversations! My husband sleeps like the proverbial rock and never hears a thing.

    Sandy in NJ
    Pecsan114@optonline.net

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  2. I think that small projects are wonderful. I just wish I could get myself to stitch them. I always pick out those BAPs!! Hope you finally got to sleep. You sound like me - a night owl.

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  3. Lovely start! And I'm with you about finding the best deals on stash and everything else for that matter.

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  4. Too cool on the ebay linens. I love getting a great deal. I love your blog header pic!!! that is so cute!

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  5. I like staying up late and stitching too. There is something about late night stitching

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