Friday, January 29, 2016

A Sunny Moment in January!

January is a funny month. We have made and maybe broken our New Year's Resolutions, it has been really cold, it has been rainy and snowy and sometimes pretty warm and sunny.

It is a great month to spend stitching with friends. It is a wonderful month for hot spicy soup and nights with  warmth from a fireplace and maybe hot chocolate. 

We have been sewing a lot of new things and some of us are finishing projects that we started some time ago.

These pictures will be a variety of projects done in several different classes.

This in a Maggie Bononami pattern nicely done by Barb

This is also a Maggie B pattern being stitched by Nancy.

This is a pattern design by Sue Sparge and beautifully done by Marcie.

One cute kitty by Karla

Cindy has done this Sue Spargo design in record time. It is spectacular.

This is the back and I'm proud to say I dyed most of the wool

Sue Spargo again, this time done by Marlene.

This beautiful Clothespin bag was made by Susan. It is called a "ditty bag" and has been cross stitched.

Judy is working on a Maggie B pattern and this is just the first of many blocks. It will be quite large when finished.

Sharon is working on this beautiful table mat.

We had a penny rug class and some of us bought kits from

The following are a few in progess

Others are doing their own designs.

And of course, Oscar had to get in on the fun.


If these classes look like fun, you are welcome to join us.

February starts off  with:

Open Studio on Thursday February 4th from 10-4 with lunch served.

Girl Gang meets one Monday February 8th from 10-4 with lunch.

Sunday February 14 and 28 are Open Studio Sunday from 11-4 with lunch

Knitting Day is Monday February 15 from 10-4 with lunch

Maggie B Day is Thursday February 18th from 10-4 with lunch

More classes listed in the next blog....

Some of us are still on our Weight Watchers journey. We are doing well. I am serving lunches using recipes from

She posts on Facebook and also has a cookbook.

Doesn't this look good????

Thanks for reading my blog. I appreciate you taking the time.

Wisdom Words:

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” —Michael PollanIn Defense of Food     *****His program on PBS was really good...b


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