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Saturday, January 4, 2014

My first finish of 2014 - this is for a halloween exchange



 This is my first finish of 2014.  This is
for a halloween exchange.  This piece has
a very long trip to make.  The pattern was in
the Just Cross stitch 2011 halloween issue.
How cute is frankenstein.  I had to take him
out and put him in the picture.  I purchased
him in Binghamton, NY years ago.  I was
visiting my older sister and he was 
purchased in one of the shops.  I look
forward to displaying him each year.  I
am not a huge halloween person but he
is something i look forward to seeing each
year in the house.

I went to anthropoligie today and
what a deal.  They had these marked 
down but then they gave an extra 50%
off.  I wanted to purchase the ceramic
fruit basket for a long time but i
wasnt going to pay full price.   Orig.
20.00 i only paid 7.00.  The colorful
bowl was only 3.00.  Dont you just
love a deal. Here is the best part of
my day.  I was told about a stitching
group that meets at panera each 
saturday.  I went today and met a
bunch of great women.  They 
made me feel welcome.  I look 
forward to getting to know them.
Aren't stitchers just the nicest
people?  First goal of the year
met.   

15 comments:

EvalinaMaria said...

Congrats on the first finish and an awesome bargain! What a beautiful start to 2014.

Robin said...

Congratulations to you on your first finish for 2014. And have fun with your new stitching group!

Robin in Virginia

Sue said...

What a great combination. Stitch group and Panera!

Brigitte said...

Such a nice little finish!
Great to meet a new group of stitchers in your region. A wonderful start in the new year.

Marilyn said...

Cute Halloween finish.
What good deals you found!
Congrats on finding a nice stitching group.
Happy New Year!
Marilyn

Carol said...

I'm so happy that you met a new group of stitchers in your area, Cindy--what fun you'll have :)

Your new Halloween finish is very cute--you certainly are well-prepared for that exchange!!

Enjoy your week :)

Myra said...

Cute finish Cindy. Isn't it wonderful to meet with a group of stitchers? I am happy for you and your new found friends.

Chris said...

Cute finish! Love your ceramic finds too.
So glad that you have found a group of stitchers! Fun times ahead :)

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Love finding a great sale! Cute goodies. Enjoy your stitching group.

Andrea said...

A great first finish of 2014. Have a great time with your new stitching group.

Lillie said...

Congrats on your first finish.
What great bargains with the bowls.

Enjoy your stitching meet.

Catherine said...
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Catherine said...

Love your finish and ceramics! It always makes one feel good to have found a bargain. How fun to have found a stitching group!!

Anne said...

Great first finish Cindy!! You are very early with Halloween! Love Anthropologie and love their sales even better!! Great little bowl you got!

Shebafudge said...

That is such a gorgeous finish.