Sunday, October 14, 2012

Weekend Stitching

I wanted to share something my Grandmother liked to make and give away.  She would make two granny squares and join them with a decorative edge.  The part you see folded down would have a little yarn bow and then she would slide a pencil in there and put a little notepad in the other part.  A ribbon at the top allowed for hanging near the phone to take messages.




Now here is the progress on the doilly.  I am now on row 26 of 30 so it is getting close to being finished.


 And the cross stitch stained glass piece is coming along.  I do need buy the floss color of the "leading".

Of course you are ready for Sylvia pictures now aren't you?  Here you go!




Thanks for visiting!  Blessings and huggles.

7 comments:

  1. Where are you going to put your doily when you are finished? Sylvia looks very pretty in her photo's she looks like she has a mellow personality. Your grandma's gift was a thoughtful one...Now days not many use a phone but you could tuck a cell phone where the note pad would go. :)

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  2. I've seen those little squares before and had no idea they were for notepads! How cute is that!

    I see Sylvia has the greatest cat toy -- a box. Any new box that comes into our house instantly becomes a New Kitty Wonderland. :D

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  3. Love the needlework and the lazy cat pictures!

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  4. I should like a piece of that bread please. Hugs to Jack and Her Royal Cat-ness Sylvia.

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  5. Beautiful needle works that you do! Your cat looks like so much fun, too!

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  6. Love all your progress!! Especially love the colors in the doily! Sylvia Joy...always up to somethin'!

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