World Cross Stitch Day

Its a thing. Who knew? I certainly didn’t know until I heard it mentioned on a couple of YouTalube channels.

So – just like all the other days this week – I decided to do some cross stitching in honor of…. no really, I was stitching because it is so much more enjoyable than cleaning, organizing, or going to the post office.

So – here is the next entry in Witchy Stitcher’s Supernatural SAL – the Jinn. Of which I have started the frame


and the Barn Owl – with another 1000 or so stitches. Almost ½ way…



and the photos (which didn’t want to  load – finally got added on the 13th.




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About Holly

fiber person - knitter, spinner, weaver who spent 33 years being a military officer to fund the above. And home. And family. Sewing and quilting projects are also in the stash. After living again in Heidelberg after retiring (finally) from the U.S. Army May 2011, we moved to the US ~ Dec 2015. Something about being over 65 and access to health care. It also might have had to do with finding a buyer for our house. Allegedly this will provide me a home base in the same country as our four adult children, all of whom I adore, so that I can drive them totally insane. Considerations of time to knit down the stash…(right, and if you believe that…) and spin and .... There is now actually enough time to do a bit of consulting, editing. Even more amazing - we have only one household again. As long as everyone understands that I still, 40 years into our marriage, don't do kitchens or bathrooms. For that matter, not being a golden retriever, I don't do slippers or newspapers either. I don’t miss either the military or full-time clinical practice. Limiting my public health/travel med/consulting and lecturing to “when I feel like it” has let me happily spend my pension cruising, stash enhancing (oops), arguing with the DH about where we are going to travel next and book buying. Life is good!
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