Then I went on over to Laura Landis' lovely blog and see a picture of this! Now all I could
think of was making some of these ahead and finding the right time to give them to people. In some type of container with some Hershey kisses or just some pretty tiny things in with it. I love it and
ordered the chart right away. So, okay! It's WIP year. I don't have to start it soon.....I can wait....
Yeah right! We'll see. By the way. Laura also does some lovely stitching as well.
I got this piece out below, which I actually did in 2009 and decided to finish this WIP up by
making it into a pillow. I have a piece of fabric that I can use for the baking and I think it will
look great sitting in my sewing room. Here it is waiting for me to sew it up.
It's actually done on a type of burlap, which I thought I wouldn't like at all. The directions
called for it though so I ordered and used it, and I like the outcome. Real country looking.
Besides my stitching, I've been reading a book that has been so enjoyable. My sister and I are
going to do the Appalachian Trail, starting in the spring of 2018. So I've been reading lots of
books about the 2,180 mile trek as well as getting my gear all bought and broken in. Preparing my
mind as well as my body. This book is the best that I've read thus far about hiking the trail.
Written by Paul Stutzman who did indeed hike the trail himself. Yes! I do snack on those tiny
candy bars as I read, but I'm not a big sweets eater. I usually stop at two.
I think that's it for today. It was sunny but quite cold out. Made a trip for a scheduled doctor's appointment for hubby, Bill. Once back home, just puttered which I love to do. I really get a lot done that way without wearing myself out and all.
Remember that in just a couple of days I'll be starting to take the names and emails down for my giveaway. A gift certificate for $25.00 for Lone Star Steakhouse. Once again, we bought it for a Christmas gift, not realizing until later that there isn't one in our area. So if you live near one, I hope you sign up for the giveaway and good luck to everyone who does.
Letting you go now. Love you my faithful friends and followers. Stay safe and warm and remember to, "feel the colors".