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zondag 27 december 2009

February - LHN finished

Last night I finished the second month February
Stitched on 32 ct jobeland (tea dyed) and Crescent colours
Now I have to wait 2 months before march and april will arrive, oh well ... I have so many other patterns I need to stitch :)

woensdag 23 december 2009

January from LHN finished and a Christmas wish

Today I finished the first month of LHN: January
I realy love how the colors turned out
I have stitched it on 32 ct. jobelan, dyed in strong tea
Threads as charted (Crescent colours)
I still have to finish it of to a pinkeep for my calender, but that is for later :)

We have made a little film on internet by Elfyourself to wish you all a Merry Christmas, starring ourselfs (with the dog).
If you want to take a look, click on the picture and sing together with us ...

zondag 20 december 2009

Good news from the doctor !

This last week I have taking alot of rest and I'm feeling good. No pain at all and lot of time to stitch :)
Last friday I got a telephone call from my doctor about the test results of the
investigated tissue. It turned out that all bad cells are removed and even
the tissue of the neighbouring area turned out to be complety clean. In
other words, everything that could have turned nasty is intercepted.
Boy oh boy ..... I'm so happy with this news !!!


Last wednesday the postman came and brought me the first kit from LHN with the first 2 months of the year: january and february.
I love the threads from crescent colours that are included.

In most parts of Holland it was snowing heavely last friday so I was told, but here we only had less then 1/2 inch.
But now this sunday we woke up in a white world and its still snowing.
And in the days to come they predicted even more.

donderdag 10 december 2009

See you all soon ! (updated)

Tomorrow is the day of the surgery. I must check in at 10 in the morning.
Don't know how long it will take before I can post again, but till that time I say goodbye and I hope to see you here real soon again !

Yesterday (sunday 13th) the doctor said that I could leave the hospital already, but I still must rest alot, so I hope to post a new post this week and tell you all more about it !

If I don't have time to post before december 21 th, then I wish you a Blessed Yule

and for the ones who celebrate christmas, I wish you all a Merry Christmas !


dinsdag 8 december 2009

Let it snow

I already stitched this pattern once but that was for a exchange.
I realy liked it so I stitched it again for myself, only used some different colors.

Let it Snow from Country Cottage Needleworks
stitched on jobelan 28 ct - DMC threads

On the back a fabric with snowmen

I'm counting the days till I must go to the hospital, only 3 days now.
I have put all my things together that I must take with me ...
many books for reading and some stitching stuff :)

zaterdag 5 december 2009

Schoolgirl lessons

Yesterday I finsihed Schoolgirl lessons from LHN

I stitched it on 40 ct. linnen with DMC variation 4130
The finished size is only 2,8" x 4,5"

Thank you all for looking and have a wonderful weekend !

vrijdag 4 december 2009

Christmas present recieved

And then the doorbel rings and you see the postman holding a package. I'm very curious and see the name who send it, it's from Nina. I know she was sending a christmas present but that it was arriving so soon ... what a surprise ! (only 2 days to arrive from Hungary to Netherlands)

She wrote she wanted to make me smile when I was staying in the hospital for a couple of days (dec. 11th) and that I got her present before christmas, but her present didn't make only a smile on my face but a tear as well, because what she send is to beautifull for words.

Just look at the pictures and I don't have to say anymore ...
I hope you enjoying the pictures as much as I do the presents :)

Dear friend Nina thank you so much for this beautifull christmas present.
I'm still smiling :)


I hope you all are going to her blog on december 14 th. because then she has her birthday :)
I send her an early birthday present 2 weeks ago (I didn't know how long it took to arrive and because when she has her birthday I'm in the hospital).

dinsdag 1 december 2009

Finishing off the chocolate box

I have some stitching parts lying around that needs to be finishing off.

Today it was time for the chocolate box from LHN. I stitched it some weeks ago but didn't had the time to put it on the little teabox.

(Click to enlarge)

On both sides I attach a satin ribbon just for decoration

On the inside I glue some fabric with bonbons on it. It looks Yummie !
In this box I'm going to keep my charms, because I have alott of them and I think this is a wonderfull box for them.