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Friday, January 13, 2017

January Giveaway

Hi all... starting the giveaway again.  January's giveaway is a 9 x 13 piece of Silkweaver Hand Dyed Fabric "Silver Mist" 28ct Cashel Linen.  The rules are:

All you have to do is post a message to the contest entry message (January Giveaway) in the CONTESTS forum in the following linked group (and previously have 4 other posts as well for a total of 5 - you will see  your totals under your group name):

KYKS

You have to join this group to post messages BUT if you enjoy my designs you might want to hang around and be a group member.  My new monthly designs that you may have seen on my blog or in my newsletter are free during the month of new release in the above linked group.  That's right FREE!  We also have a bingo game with a prize which is ongoing.  There are also other spontaneous contests with prizes and activities you will enjoy.  So don't miss the fun!  Iris C. and I are co-owners and would be excited and happy to have you in our group.  :)

If you win this prize:
You have one month to furnish me your address, otherwise you forfeit your prize.

Again... Don't miss out!  Join us for fun and sharing on the above KYKS link now!  :)

Cathryn & Iris

OH MY!!!

A REALLY bad case of old timers!!!  How could you let me get away with it.  The winner of my two giveaway charts for my blogaversary (I was supposed to announce this at the end of December!) is SANDY by luck of the draw!!!  Sandy can you please contact me with your full name and address here?  THANK YOU to all who entered!!!

Giveaway at Victorian Motto

Nancy is such a generous hostess.  She is having another giveaway at Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe blog.  Click here for details.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Stitching Rotation

I joined a SanMan Originals challenge for the month of January.  This is how far I am with it:

Love the bright Christmas colors.  I wanted to stitch it ever since I first saw it.

Sooooo I am switching back and forth between OPQ from LHN and this one.

Have a wonderful day.
Hope it is blessed.

Cathryn

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Stitching Update

of my LHN piece (OPQ) as of tonight.  :)


Coming right along and waiting for RST to arrive.  Also added a SanMan Originals Christmas Sampler for a monthly challenge to stitch a SanMan Originals piece.  Will show some of that later.

Hope your stitching is coming along fine.

Hugs & Prayers,
Cathryn

Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Bingo Game at KYKS

Bingo starts January 5th.  Don't miss out!!!  Click on the KYKS button at the top of the page, join the group and go to the Bingo forum for rules about what you should do to participate.  The choices to make your 'bingo card' from are in one of the messages.  We know how to have fun!!!!

Again, don't miss it!

Cathryn

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Stitching Update


This is where I am with the Little House Needleworks ABC samplers.  I am now working on OPQ (bottom right) LMN is on the bottom left.

Hope your Christmas holiday was blessed and joyous!

Hugs & prayers,
Cathryn

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Everywhere Everywhere Christmas Tonight

My annual post:

A Christmas Carol
Words: Bishop Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)
Source: Phillips Brooks, Christmas Songs and Easter Carols (New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1903).
The links to Brooks and Redner open in new windows at an external site.

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night!
Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pine,
Christmas in lands of the palm tree and vine;
Christmas where snow-peaks stand solemn and white,
Christmas where corn-fields lie sunny and bright;
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

Christmas where children are hopeful and gay,
Christmas where old men are patient and gray,
Christmas where peace, like a dove in its flight,
Broods o'er brave men in the thick of the fight;
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

For the Christ-child who comes is the Master of all,
No place too great and no cottage too small;
The Angels who welcome Him sing from the height,
"In the city of David, a King in His might."
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

Then let every heart keep its Christmas within
Christ's pity for sorrow, Christ's hatred for sin.
Christ's care for the weakest, Christ's courage for right,
Christ's dread of the darkness, Christ's love of the light.
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

So the stars of the midnight which compass us round
Shall see a strange glory, and hear a sweet sound,
And cry, "Look! the earth is aflame with delight,
O sons of the morning, rejoice at the sight."
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.


(Boston: Parish Choir, 1916), Carol 368

Sunday, December 11, 2016

My Blogiversary is Coming - GIVEAWAY!

I am giving away the two charts just below that I have stitched by Little House Needleworks.  You must be a 'follower' of this blog to enter.  The charts are Poinsettia and Joy and Peace.  They are quick to do and fun.  You can start on next Christmas.  I will be drawing a winner at the end of the month.  Good Luck!  :D

Blessings on your Sunday.
Cathryn

Friday, December 9, 2016

Another Stitching Finish

for a Christmas card.

Little House Needleworks "Joy and Peace"

Hope you are enjoying your holiday season.  I know I am.

Wishing you "Joy and Peace".

Cathryn

Monday, November 28, 2016

In-between Stitching

While I'm waiting for the arrival of LHN's OPQ from the sampler pillow series, I stitched this LHN Poinsettia from her ornament series.  I'm going to put it in a Christmas card.  :)

Hope you all have a wonderful week!  :D

Cathryn

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

May your blessings be abundant.
I am grateful that you follow my blog.  Thank you!

Hugs & prayers,
Cathryn

Monday, November 21, 2016

Bingo at KYKS Group

Bingo starts on the 25th.  Don't miss out!!!  Click on the KYKS button at the top of the page, join the group and go to the Bingo forum for rules about what you should do to participate.  The choices to make your 'bingo card' from are in one of the messages.  We know how to have fun!!!!

Again, don't miss it!

Cathryn