Thursday, January 31, 2008

Trying to Catch up!

I hope everyone had a good Christmas and an equally good New Year. Mine was was good despite having to deal with house renovations on my return from St. Vincent. So that left me with no time to do any cross stitching. All I had time for was to at least sort my projects out for 2008 along with some exchanging in between. Speaking of exchanges, I received my first exchange yesterday afternoon. My mail box was filled with two cross stitch magazines and some floss from great friend, Joan in the US. Anyhow getting back to exchanges, yes Carol sent me a really nice scissors fob which incidentally is my very first scissors fob and she included a scissors to go with it! I love everything she sent. I posted out my yesterday and I hope my partner will like hers as well.

So what's next - a biscornu exchange. Haven't decided what I will do as there are so many beautiful designs out there! And what am I stitching at present. I am stitching a freebie from one of the french designers. I think their work is lovely. My only regret is that I don't get their patterns or books here in Barbados. I have to rely on freebies. I think I will finish it up as a flat fold. Inbetween, that I am stitching a little initial fob just for me! I think I deserve it, lol.

My St. Vincent trip was a bit eventful. While I was there on November 30 there was an earthquake. My, was I scared! I was in this very tall building on the third floor. I think I got out of there in something like 2 seconds, and that was taking the stairs! I have never experienced an earthquake before. We don't have them in Barbados but this time I was wrong. It was all over the Caribbean! My kids back home were scare especially the younger one who couldn't figure out what was going on. Anyhow, there was no damage and I am really grateful to God for that.

Well that's all for now. Hopefully, I won't be away for so long, keeping my fingers crossed on that!

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. So glad you like your fob and gifties! It was great fun to make it for you. I look forward to seeing yours and your biscornu too. Wow, love the idea of living in the Caribbean - we have been to Aruba, Grand Cayman, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, St. Maarten.... no Barbados yet! If I go, I will look you up!

  2. What a beautiful scissor fob. Carol does such wonderful fobs. Lucky you.


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