Monday, April 16, 2007

Spring Sampler


Here is my update on Spring Sampler by Little House Needleworks. I'm afraid I don't have a lot to show as last week I also worked on my ABC exchange for the SBEBB. The stitching is done and next up is the finishing. I think I'll browse the Focus on Finishing blog for some ideas on that. And I spent some time this weekend quilting. It was another one of those very rainy, very chilly weekends, very spent inside. Although we did have a great dinner out Saturday night with some friends who kindly treated us after hubby had spent some time fixing up their computer problems.

Thanks for all the advice about magnifiers and readers! I tried some cheapie readers at the dollar store actually. The 1+ didn't seem quite strong enough and the 2+ seemed a little too strong. Yes a little bit of Goldilocks going on here, because of course they were out of the 1.5+ style. I don't mind the option of sticking an extra pair of glasses in front of the ones I wear. In fact I do that with my sun glasses. I have fantastic sun glasses that I bought years ago (make that also very expensive sun glasses) from back in the days when I only wore contact lenses and when driving I always pop them on. Works for me! So next time I'm near the dollar store, I'm going to try again. Meanwhile I'm afraid the 40-cts are going to have to wait for daylight stitching!

This is a short posting as work is calling me, its piled high on my desk today!

17 comments:

KarenV said...

Lovely progress on Spring Sampler - the colours are so pretty!

Annemarie said...

Lovely Spring Sampler. So you wear two pairs of glasses at the same time? I bet you look really intelligent then!

BeckySC said...

I love this one :) It's looking great! :)

bunnyhead said...

Great progress!

Vonna said...

LOVE that sampler!!!!

Julianne said...

Hi Wendy,

Too bad about another rainy weekend but you're putting your indoor time to good use. The LHN looks very nice. Have a good week.

catandturtle said...

Spring Sampler is beautiful. Great progress. Ann.

Carol said...

That is so pretty Wendy :-)

Tannia said...

That's looking lovely :) Nice progress ;)

Barbara said...

This looks LOVELY!

I get such a splitting headache when I try to wear magnifiers over my regular glasses (and the magnifiers on their own just don't do it).

Michelle said...

Beautiful progress - I just love this piece!

Lavender Rose said...

Really adorable, Wendy!
Deb

Isabelle said...

That is so beautiful, Wendy! Love the PIFs you sent Su and Sonya - gorgeous! :)

Lizzy said...

Beautiful progress on Spring Sampler, Wendy! :-) I hope you find the right strength reading glasses soon!

Alison said...

LOL I used to do the same thing with sunglasses until I got some v. nice prescription ones recently.

Margaret said...

This is such a sweet sampler!

stitcherw said...

You got quite a bit done on Spring since your last post, that is so pretty. I think I really need to add that one to my to do list. Plus, it has my favorite color in it for the cute little bird. For me you just can't beat a fun, cute, and springlike project with blues in it. :)
Sue