Thursday, September 17, 2009

my stash haul :-)

Once I finished The Herb Gatherer from Shepherd's Bush I figured I enjoyed myself so much I needed to obtain a few more SB kit's. Below is the results plus a few other purchases/trades that I've made in the past couple of weeks. I think I have enough to keep me busy for a while. :-) Of course I still want to get The Wool Gatherer and Finch's Song but after I get those two I should be ok for a while. Thanks to everyone who traded something with me!

Here is my progress on Block #7 of HoHRH. As predicted, it seems to be flying with all the smaller elements that make up the block. I'm actually feeling like I could have this complete by late next week if I manage some stitching time over the weekend (I have an agility trial so I never know how much time or will to stitch I'll have).
And here is my progress on BBD Summer Basket. Another piece that is flying. Today is the last day I'm going to work on it. I'm going to start work on The Great Pumpkin Conspiracy from The Cricket Collection tomorrow.
I had three other stitchers agree to split the cost of the Thread Gatherer Silk N'Colors for The Great Pumpkin Conspiracy. Our total cost? Less than $13.00 per person. :-) That sure is better than the retail price of one set at $63.00. Am I ever happy about that. Here is a snap of all the lovely silks just waiting to be mailed to their new homes. The are going out today.

Please keep Clancy in your thoughts. The poor guy is feeling under the weather. Last weekend he started to cough from what I thought was the result of his being a aggressive eater, an irritated throat (it's happened before). On Tuesday he went to the vet because it was getting worse and it was not what I thought but rather Kennel Cough! Poor guy. And to add insult to injury he now has diarrhea from the meds and every time he coughs he squirts. So a call to the vet is warranted because I think he needs something different plus something for his other issue. If he doesn't stop coughing by the weekend no agility for him. Kennel Cough is not usually a dangerous thing but it's very easily spread so he won't be welcome if he is still coughing.

13 comments:

Lisa said...

I hope he feels better soon! And that looks like a great stash haul!

Sheila said...

Hope poor Clancy starts to feel better really soon.

StitchWiz said...

Aww poor baby, I know it probably breaks your heart. Here's hoping he gets better quickly.

wakana said...

oh no poor clancy... my beagle bingo had the kennel cough before and it was not fun :-( i hope he gets better asap!

Sharlotte said...

Waoh! Look at that stash.You must be on cloud 9. I like your stitcing as well!

Deb said...

Ah, poor Clancy. I hope that he's feeling better soon. Miserable for him and you (especially dealing with the squirts). Love your stash haul. Great pieces! And what a great idea to split threads with people. Never thought about doing that before but it's an excellent idea! Both your WIPs look great also.

Anna van Schurman said...

Kennel cough just sounds so scary when your dog is making that noise! But to add to the charm with diarrhea, you have our wishes for a speedy recovery.

Katrina said...

Wow oh wow! Great stash and as always I love your stitching and I am jealous of how much you get done. Maybe if I spent a bit less time on the computer, LOL.

Poor Clancy, hope he feels much better soon.

Margaret said...

Wow! Great stash haul! Love it! Your Houses is looking wonderful. :D And I love the BBD piece -- the colors are fantastic! I sure hope poor Clancy feels better. I have never heard a dog cough before and I grew up with dogs. How bizarre! And the other end too -- what a bummer! Poor thing. :(

Theresa said...

Poor Clancy... I will be thinking about him. Hope he will get better soon!!
Your new stash is wonderful!!!! and what a great way so save by sharing the cost!!!
Your WIPs are beautiful!!!!!! You are just flying through them~~

Alice said...

Coughing and squirting... oy. You have great stash to console you though, and it looks like you are making great progress on your projects.
Hugs for poor Clancy. I bet he is wondering what the deal is!

Marsha said...

I'm sorry but I really did LOL with the coughing and squirting scenario. I'm sure it's very unpleasant and embarassing for Clancy. Hope he feels better soon. Your stitching is coming along on HOHrH and the summer basket is soo pretty. Coincidentally, I just bought Shepherd's Bush Harvest Moon and the Wool Gatherer from a blogger today! $5 each - what a steal. Love them.

Nina said...

Amazing stash!!! Can't wait to see your progresses with these wonderful threads too ;)