Monday, December 29, 2014

GIFT EXCHANGE

 
KATHY AND I HAD OUR GIFT EXCHANGE TODAY!
WE DECIDED TO JUST DO ONE THING EACH.
SHE STITCHED THIS WONDERFUL
COUNTRY STITCHES PATTERN FOR ME
AND IT IS HUGE!!!  I JUST LOVE IT!
IT'S STITCHED ON 22 COUNT THAT KATHY
AGED.  THE THREADS ARE OVER-DYED.
SHE SAID SHE CHANGED THE COLOR OF HIS
ROBE AND I JUST LOVE HOW IT LOOKS.
WHAT A GREAT FRIEND I HAVE!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH KATHY. YOU KNOW
I'LL TREASURE IT.


 
I STITCHED I SEE TREES OF GREEN BY
BETH TWIST FOR KATHY.  IT WAS A
FUN STITCH.  I USED CREEK BED BROWN
LINEN AND OVER-DYED THREADS.
WE HAD OUR FRIEND BILL MAKE THE FRAMES.
 
 
I HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING THE HOLIDAYS.
I'M WORKING ON SOME NEW CROSS STITCH
DESIGNS TO BE RELEASED IN JANUARY.
THE WEATHER IS COLD SO PERFECT FOR
SNUGGLING IN AND STITCHING AWAY.
 
UNTIL NEXT TIME.....LORI
 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

 
From an old hymn:
 
BABY SAVIOR, BORN AT NIGHT
IN THE AGES LONG AGO,
ANGELS SANG AND STARS GAVE LIGHT
FOR THY HUMBLE HOME BELOW.
 
STARLIGHT AND SONG ALL THE NIGHT LONG,
HERALDS OF MORN; JESUS IS BORN.
 
FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS,
WISHING YOU A BLESSED CHRISTMAS 2014
AND A NEW YEAR OF HEALTH AND HAPPINESS!
 
BRIAN, LORI AND ZOE

Friday, December 19, 2014

BELSNICKLE RUG FINISH

 
MARIE SENT ME A PICTURE OF
HER FINISH OF MY GREEN BELSNICKLE
PATTERN. GREAT JOB MARIE!
HER RUG WILL BE GIFTED TO HER
YOUNGEST DAUGHTER TO HANG ON  HER
RV DOOR. THANK YOU SO MUCH
FOR THE PICTURE MARIE!
 
THANK YOU ALSO FOR THE
WONDERFUL COMMENTS ON MY
PICTURETRAIL AND BLOG ABOUT
MY CHRISTMAS DECOR PICTURES.
I APPRECIATE ALL THE VISITS AND
COMMENTS SO MUCH.
 
UNTIL NEXT TIME....LORI

Saturday, December 13, 2014

NEW CHRISTMAS DECOR PICS!

 
I HAVE MY PICTURES UP ON
MY PICTURETRAIL SITE IF YOU
CARE TO TAKE A LOOK.
 
 
HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!
UNTIL NEXT TIME....LORI
 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

STAG PN PATTERN & A FINISH

 
IF YOU LIKE MY NEWEST STAG PN
DESIGN AND WOULD LIKE TO
PUNCH OR HOOK ONE I'VE ADDED
THE PATTERN TO MY PICTURETRAIL.
 
THERE'S AN EASY PAYPAL BUTTON
TO PURCHASE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.
 
 

 
I ALSO RECEIVED THIS PICTURE FROM
MARGARET OF NY OF MY STAG RUG
DESIGN THAT SHE HOOKED.  I LOVE
THE COLORS AND WAY MARGARET
HOOKED THE BACKGROUND WITH SO
MUCH SHADING.  THE DEER IS WONDERFUL
TOO!  MARGARET'S RUG MEASURES 19" X 24"
AND SHE CROCHETED THE EDGES WITH WOOL
YARN. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING
YOUR FINISH MARGARET!
 
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR YOUR
CONDOLENCES ON THE LOSS OF MY DAD.
YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS LIFT ME
UP AND I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR EACH ONE.
I'M SO BLESSED TO HAVE MET SO MANY
WONDERFUL FRIENDS ONLINE AND IN
PERSON. THANK YOU FROM THE
BOTTOM OF MY HEART.
 
UNTIL NEXT TIME.....LORI
 
 

Monday, December 1, 2014

DEAR DAD, I MISS YOU ALREADY.....

 
CHARLES J. WILLIAMS
MARCH 20, 1932-
NOVEMBER 24, 2014

 
YOU WERE A GOOD HUSBAND,
FATHER AND PROVIDER FOR
YOUR FAMILY.


 
YOU GAVE ME AWAY TO ANOTHER MAN
TO LOVE AND PROVIDE FOR ME.



BUT YOU WERE ALWAYS THERE FOR ME
IF I NEEDED YOU.

 
IT COMFORTS ME TO KNOW YOU AND MOM
ARE TOGETHER AGAIN. 
 
YOUR LOVING DAUGHTER, LORI