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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Boris and Tusal.

I almost forgot the new moon and my Tusal for the month. Pic's below. Had a great week-end here in Eastern MA. The weather was hot but that didn't us from having some fun. Spent some time with my freind, Kathy celebrating her birthday. For about 3 weeks she is older than me. Yeah! We have been friends for over 30 years. While we were celebrating , her husband Mike was putting up a new clothes line for me. He had to replace all of the parts. What a guy! He does all my man kind of things since my DH died. (he passed away 6 years ago) This has nothing to do with the picture of Boris. I did this wonderful piece the last few days. It is small and worked up quickly. I did Olga last year and now they will spend the fall together in perfect harmony. I used 36 ct v. examplar linen and the suggested CC fibers.


A close up of Boris. You call click on any of the pics for a closer view.



This is my new start. The autumn sampler from With Thy Needle. I see a trend here. I am using 32 ct dirty linen and the suggested fibers from GA. The leaves and acorns are hanging in the air because I am waiting for floss. I will probably substitute the trees with something else. I am impatient and have been waiting acouple of weeks for the floss. At least I know my faults. LOL



Last, but not least, is my jar of orts. I will probably need alittle larger jar.

Thanks for visiting my little part of the world. I love the comments and appreciate them all. Until next time...Happy Stitching! Deborah






40 comments:

Catherine said...

How nice to have had such a friend for so long! Good that she has a handy husband to help you out as well.

Oh my! I love the look on Boris' face!! Can't wait to see him next to Olga!

Annie said...

Lucky girl to have friends like that, especially when one is a willing handyman!

Boris is too, too cute!

Gabi said...

It's great to have friends like that!!
Boris looks fantastic. I can see why Olga is waiting for him, he's such a handsome guy.
Love your new start ,and LOVE that gorgeous pair of scissors as well.

Lesleyanne said...

Great finish and new start. Your orts are looking lovely too. Its good to have friends.

BrendaS said...

Boris looks great! Love your new start too. I can't wait for Fall to arrive either. Just stitching fall things makes it feel cooler:))

butterfly said...

Oh my what lovely stitching, Boris is looking good.

So good to have friends like that, take care JUNE.

Siobhan said...

Oh my gosh, TOO CUTE!! Boris is adorable. I have been thinking about Olga lately--I need to get working on that. I think you are definitely gearing up for fall! :) Love the new start!

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Thanks for your inspiration. I'm getting my Autumn piece out and started today! So pretty. Love Boris, as well.

Nancy said...

Glad you have such a good long-time friend and that her husband doesn't mind helping you out with repairs from time to time! Love Boris! You new start is lovely too!

Kathy Ellen said...

How nice to have such a life long good friend, and to enjoy some special time together. Her hubby sounds like a great guy too!

Boris is just wonderful...the expression his face is just priceless! Great start on your autumn sampler too. Well, your ort jar says it all...you haven't been doing much stitching, have you!:)

Edgar said...

What a great finish and lovely WIP!!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Boris is adorable. Congrats on your finish.

carol fun said...

Remember that Brownie song - "make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold" - sounds like Kathy is a golden friend! I love Boris- I think his expression is adorable!

Janice Boucher said...

Boris is priceless! I love his expression! How is the house selling coming along?
Pretty orts.... now a question... what are you planning to do with them?

Ranae said...

I just love Boris and your new start.
It sounds like you have fabulous friends in kathy and Mike
Take care!

Cindy's Stitching said...

Boris is so cute. I have this pattern to do also. Its nice to have good friends.

mdgtjulie said...

Grats on finishing Boris. I can't wait to see him framed and ready for hanging!! And I love the colors in your new start. All those rusty reds are beautiful!

Dee said...

It's funny ... he LOOKS like a Boris. LOL Very cute.

Enjoy that new clothesline.

Margaret said...

Nice to have a friend like that -- and for so long, and with a handy DH too! Looove your Boris!!! Just wonderful! And I love your new start too! I think I'm going to need it once I see more of yours. lol!

cucki said...

hello dear, Boris is soo cute..i love him with my heart and i love your new start too..so much ME..
yup!it is so nice to have good friends..
xx

Bertie said...

Oh your Boris is so cute, he looks very mischievous! lovely stitching:)
Great stitching on the "hanging acorns":))

Karen said...

OH i just love Boris' expression. Cute finish.... happy stitching on your new project. So looking forward for fall....

Mouse said...

just love that expression on boris ..lol ... glad you got to spend some time with your friend n her hubby who seems a very nice man popping up your clothes line :).. love that autumn sampler from with thy needle mmmm need to go and have a looksie :) take care and happy stitching :0 love mouse xxxx

Melissa said...

Boris looks great! I did Olga and I love both their expressions. Paulette did such a great job designing them!

I will look forward to seeing more of your Autumn sampler. I resisted so I'm hoping I will "stitch it" vicariously via your stitching!

Vonna said...

I love Boris...and fall leaves, like a breath of cool air on this humid, hot day! :)

CalamityJr said...

Boris is a cutie! You are blessed to have such good friends.

Ellen said...

Love Boris, your stitching is beautiful! Love your new start too! It sure is a blessing to have good friends!

Hugs,

Chris said...

Boris is great and I love your fall start. This is the time of year when I dream of October :)

Patty C. said...

Boris is too cute -

Carol said...

Boris is darling, Deborah--so glad Olga has her soulmate to sit side by side with her forevermore :)

I love, love, love your new start--you are an amazingly quick stitcher. I've been really struggling this month as I'm spending a lot of time caring for my parents out of town. I can't wait to get back to some serious stitching!!

Susan said...

Great stitching on Boris. I love all the colors in your ort jar - a work of art in itself

Mary said...

Ohh he's sooo cute - I will have to get him and Olga out and make a start.
Yes, where would we be without our friends.
Mary

DonnaTN said...

Boris is cute and I can't wait to see more of your new start. Glad you had a fun weekend.

xeyedmary said...

Hi Deb- I CAN see your follower's pictures on your blog page. It took a second to load- at first I just saw the heading "Followers", then the pictures came in.
It must be a setting that clicked "off" on your end.
Love all your work! Just stunning!

Lynn said...

You are so fortunate to have such good friends. How nice it was for you to get together and celebrate.

Boris looks awesome! It will be wonderful to see him hanging alongside Olga.
Love your new start too!

Christine said...

Great new start and Boris is adorable

Sally said...

Boris is so sweet and I love your new start:)

Littlebit said...

Gotta love Boris and Olga!

Pumpkin said...

I adore Boris! I bet the two will live in harmony :o)

Your new WIP is lovely.

Suzanne said...

I love Boris, it's a lovely piece. Nice start on your autumn piece.