Tuesday, 6 January 2015

The Doctor's visit

Today I had a visit from the doctor - this doctor, The Rug Doctor.  
Now my carpets are looking beautifully clean and smelling sweet and fresh.   Another hot day today so they will dry well too.   Clever me ;-)
And as a reward, tonight I am going to start my Sampler Casket.   The fabric and threads are all ready and waiting, I just need to stitch up a small scissor fob and get that out of the finishing pile.  I stitched this up quickly last night to use up a scrap of the linen from the Acorn Sampler Reticule and the very last of my DMC 3777.   Attached to a small pair of scissors it should make a suitable item for the Embroiderers Guild sale table later this year.
A thorough search of the stash didn't provide any backing fabric for the Sampler Chatelaine so I will take the HD3QBEM out on a jaunt on Wednesday to buy something suitable and finish that.   I have a job interview next Tuesday so need to reconnoitre first and make sure I know exactly where I am going.   Combining stash enhancement with that chore should make for a fun trip.
I'm off to make dinner now.

7 comments:

  1. Good luck with the interview!

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  2. Stash enhancement combined with chores? A perfect day! LOL

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  3. When you write about it being a hot day, I have to remind myself we live in two different hemispheres--today is suppose to be one of our coldest day.

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  4. Good luck with the interview next week. You are so organised in your stitching and how you plan it all - I feel like the proverbial butterfly.

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  5. I enjoy reading about the adventures of you and your mother. My mother is 92 and is still on the go, so I can relate. Wishing you both a very happy & healthy 2015!

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  6. Oh, I also meant to say - Good luck with your interview!
    Please keep us updated....

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  7. Great way to use up a scrap of fabric. I tend to keep all my off cuts "just in case".
    Good luck with the interview too.

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