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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Arranging Tools🔨

Hi friends! I have good news to share. My stepdad Jim had his MRI and there is no small cell cancer in his brain. Now he needs to fight the four tumors in his lung. Would you please pray for him? THANK YOU❣️

Let me share my gift to Emerson with you!
This is Arranging Tools by Ink Circles, stitched two over two on mystery 30ct linen with called for DMC and Crescent Colour Works Milady's Teal. That was my BIG problem with this project! I ran out of that floss and I had very old floss. I ordered new floss and it was "CLASSIC" Colorworks Milady's Teal. Not the same shade at all. My floss was grey, the new floss is teal or almost blue jean color. Annette sent me floss that was almost a perfect match and I was able to finish. We had this framed at Michael's. Emerson loves it!

I also finished Lizzie Kate August Stamp🌻
Stitched over one on 25ct white linen with DMC. I did the bee's wings over two to make them show up!🐝 It now happily resides in my cubby shelf. Would you like to stitch this pattern? If so, you need to: be a sidebar follower of my blog and  leave a comment on this post stating that you would like this pattern. I will draw a winner on Friday, August 16th.

I am now stitching an EXTREMELY colorful pattern and second guessing myself.🤔

Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.  Luke 17:33

I hope you have a wonderful weekend my friends! Thank you for stopping by!

Stitching and praying,


butterfly said...

I will carry on praying for Jim ,it's good to hear some good news .
Lovely stitching Vickie love the tools one for your son .
Also the flower one is really pretty.
Enjoy your day.

Ele said...

Your new finishes are both lovely. Great news about your stepdad.
Take care

Manuela said...

Hello Vickie,
thats are good news from your stepfather. I pray for him.
Both stitching are wonderful and the frame is perfect.
I have stitched this sunflowers some years ago. They are so beautiful and sunflowers are the perfect flowers for August.
Enjoy the day, Manuela

Marilyn said...

Good news about Jim, sending more prayers.
Tools looks great in that frame.
Cute LK finish.

Robin in Virginia said...

What wonderful news about the MRI results! Continuing to lift Jim up in prayer. Arranging Tools turned out great, Vickie! I love, love, love the frame molding for it. Your August block is adorable. Well done on both your projects.

Purple Pixie Dust said...

Your stitching is wonderful, glad your son likes it. Nice sunflower stitch. Prayers for Jim. Have a great day. hugs to all.

Vicki said...

I'm thrilled to hear the good news about Jim. Will continue to pray for his health and for your mom, too.
What a beautiful piece for Emerson!

Andrea said...

It's good to hear the news about your stepdad. He will be in my thoughts.
I still can't get over that frame, it's absolutely perfect.

Linda said...

Congrats on the lovely finishes Vickie. Glad to hear your stepdad's test was negative.


Stitchy Mc Floss said...

Awesome news for Mr. Jim, will continue praying for him. Your finish looks perfect. That was great that the floss sent to you matched. Wishing you a lovely day sweet friend. :)

Mary said...

Vicki, That is wonderful news for Jim. I can imagine how you all are relieved it has not gone to his brain.

Emerson's gift is amazing!! Such a labor of love and the frame is perfect. I'm so glad for you a stitching friend came through with the needed floss.

LOVE your sunflower stitch!! We have sunflower mazes here and this reminded me to get to one of them!

I would love to win this pattern.

Barb said...

Wonderful news about Jim. I will continue to keep him in my prayers. Love the gift for your son. It is so perfect for a carpenter!! That Lizzie Kate is cute! Great for the cubby.

MartinaM said...

The gift for Emerson has just become great, the frame is so great and fits perfectly.
I also like your August Moriv well, the idea with the bee is nice.
Big Hugs, Martina

Clare-Aimetu said...

Good news, additional prayers for Jim
Your August piece is lovely

Shebafudge said...

Prayers for Jim and for you too.

Gorgeous stitching. who would have thought that a design for tools would look SO good.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Emerson's project looks great, the colours are perfect.

I do hope your Stepdad has a good outcome from his treatment.

marly said...

What an unusual and perfect frame. And wonderful news about your stepdad. What a relief for your family. Sister's husband had a tiny small cell in his lung, but it had metastasized to the brain stem.

Julie said...

A great frame choice for Emerson's lovely stitched gift.
Good news about Jim... fantastic.
Love and {hugs}

New York State Of Mind said...

Hi Vickie,
I will have your stepfather in my prayers. I just noticed you just have Henry. Did Murphy die> I see all the beautiful items you make an wonder how hard it would be to make one?


Carol said...

I'm so happy to read that the cancer has not gone into your stepfather's brain, Vickie. Will definitely keep him in my prayers...

Your finish for Emerson is framed perfectly--love the choice you made and how wonderful of Annette to help you out. I just put out my LK August finish like that out on display this weekend. Hard to believe August is almost half over!

Astrids dragon said...

More great news and more prayers coming!
Wow, another fantastic gift, of course Emerson loves it!I'm so glad Annette was able to help you out with the floss.
Your August stamp is so sweet, I love the sunflowers!