Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Happy 2018 and a Finish Already!

A Stitching Group I am in are holding a UFO challenge, as it appears many of us have unfinished projects either to be stitched or completed into an ornament, pillow, be framed etc.

Well the first one I pulled out was my Lizzie Kate Mystery Sampler from 2012.

I think I did do a little bit on it last year but it again may its way to the UFO Black Hole.

I picked it up again on 27 December and it looked like this.....


And after a little bit of frogging on the boarder and completion of the last band, I finally finished it the 7 January.


I must say it was a fun stitch, now I just need to either get it framed or turn it into a wall hanging of some kind.

The next UFO to be bought back to life was this one. (Restarted 8 January)



It is Glendon Place - Witches Wheel.

Admittedly I was on three weeks holiday over the Christmas period and now I am back at work stitching will fall back to maybe on the weekends, but I really want to get this one finished now.

I have also been doing a heap of re-reading and my current binge is the Sookie Stackhouse Series AKA True Blood Series.

I have nearly finished book 11 in the series...



Which leaves me two to go, but I think I bought these on Kindle and as all the others are softback books I am going to have to order the other two but then that will give me the whole series to find a place for on my bookshelves (now that is a whole other problem to deal with LOL).

I went op/charity shopping the other day and apart from picking up some work clothes I managed to get two sets of books, albeit both sets have one book missing grrrrr.

But I can't complain as the books ranged in price from $4 - $2 so all in all a good deal.



So I really think my daily commute reading is set for the next few months.

5 comments:

  1. Great finish and Good luck with your next WIP. Love that one. Great find on your books. I have a bunch but stitching wins my time. Right now though I'm trying to get through American Gods. We loved the show and I figured I would read the book. I did buy a few of the True Blood books. Have you read Charlene's books based on the Midnight Texas show? I bought those too. Now to just work them into my stitching time haha. Your new sets of books look great.

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    1. Thanks Katie.
      I am just reading the last True Blood book. I haven't read the Midnight Texas Show books, but I did look at American Gods on Book Depository the other day.

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  2. What lovely stitching! I'll be watching your witches wheel come to life! I'm in your UFO challenge, and you've moved WAY ahead of me! Congratulations on your finish!

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    1. Thanks DJ, nothing achieved this weekend I was busy being sociable LOL

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