A small happy dance & an apology

Firstly I want to apologise that I haven’t been reading blogs for a few days – well, since Easter in fact … truth is, I really want to make the most of my stitching time at the moment to get my deadlines met – and I know when I sit in front of this PC I’m here for hours, and my stitching time goes out the window! So, I’m make a real effort to start stitching pretty much as soon as I get up, after I’ve had brekkie … I feel bad, as it’s been a voluntary decision, and not circumstances that have stopped me reading – but I hope to catch up on Wed/Thu after work before I start socialising for the weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

I managed to get a few more stitches into my ‘trial run’ biscornu … which might end up being the ‘real thing’ for my exchange if my other idea doesn’t translate well in the stitching. The trial run one is from a chart I bought a while ago, and really wanted to stitch, so I thought it was a good opportunity. The exchange one, fingers crossed, is a collaboration effort from about 3 different charts … I’m just not 100% how it’s going to work out – it looks great on paper, but it’s always a different story when it’s stitched! Anyway, hopefully today I’ll get a good amount of stitching done on both … and tomorrow is a public holiday, so one more chance for stitching before I have to put the needles down the for the week.

Gina, now I’m on a permanent roster, and I know exactly what shifts I’m doing until approx November, I can work out which Sundays I can get to the Guild – it would be lovely to see you there too ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll send you an email once I’ve sorted it out, if you like, and we can go from there ๐Ÿ™‚ Have to admit, I thought of ringing you yesterday morning, but it wasn’t much notice to give you … plus I have to admit, I only really bit the bullet at 10.08am and got moving (I’d been um-ing and ah-ing for 2 whole hours!!).

After coming home from the Guild, I managed to finish my ornie last night while watching The Biggest Loser (Australian one) – it’s the Golden Garland design by Paw Printings from the 2005 JCS ornie issue. This might end up being my ornament for the ornie SAL on the FGBB as well … I’m not sure if I’m going to get time to stitch my Noel one as well – but I’ve said that before, and still managed to meet the deadline, so who knows? haha.

Rightio, now I’m off to put in a book on tape, grab some brekkie, and make a start on the day … I’m currently ‘reading’ H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton, which will be closely followed by Grave Secrets by Kathy Reichs – makes a change from DVD’s ;P

13 thoughts on “A small happy dance & an apology”

  1. Wow! you made up for your little blogging break! LOL

    Love your finishes … and don’t worry about feeling guilty … this hobby/blogging etc is all supposed to be about fun ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. It’s lovely stitching Anne. Have you seen on DSL that JCS have brought out an anniversary ornaments magazine with all the ornaments from the last 10 years?

    I have made a note of it on my blog, but I can’t get blogger to publish at the moment, which is getting on my wick a little bit.

  3. Love the ornament Anne ๐Ÿ™‚ Don’t worry about not making around to all the blogs, as StitchieKiwi (Lisa) said this is supposed to be fun. Read what you can and enjoy yourself ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Your ornament looks great! Sounds like you’ve been having a great break which is always a good thing. ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. That ornament turned out great, Anne!

    I’ve read some Sue Grafton books, and really enjoyed them.

    Hugs and stitches…

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