Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Phew...what a week!

Well, so much for having my mystery stitching project finished.....it just didn't happen. I ended up flying back home to Scotland to see my Dad. He was in hospital for a second hip replacement but had complications during the start of the surgery and ended up in the CCU. Thankfully he's home but will have to wait a while before the doctors can attempt the surgery again.

I did manage to grab some threads and fabric and pop them into my bag so that I could do some stitching while with my Dad. Luckily for me, The World Of Cross Stitching mag had arrived a few days before with a cute Christmas chart that was perfect for stitching on the go.  There's not much stitching to show for a whole week, but at least it's the start of some Christmas stitching.....



It really shouldn't take too long to have this Christmas cutie finished....at least I hope not!

And now some good news! I was the lucky winner of  the giveaway from Miistitch. Please do check out her blog here, you'll not be disappointed! Not only will you see some gorgeous stitching, but also some delightful finishing techniques. This is the kit that I won....



 Isn't it lovely? I can't wait to get started on it. 

So, as for the mystery stitching....that will be completed as soon as I get caught up on the mountain of laundry that has appeared....I'm sure it breeds in the suitcase!!!


Until next time....happy stitching!
Rhona

10 comments:

Heather said...

Congrats on the win! I'm glad your dad is better I hope his next surgery goes better. The bear is adorable!

Le trame della Galaverna said...

Christmas stitching is very lovely.
I hope your father feel better.
Ciaoo

Preeti said...

Beautiful stitching!! Congrats on the win!!
Hope your dad feels better for the surgery.

the Fairy Stitcher said...

so cute, hope your dad is feeling better soon ♥

Justine said...

I hope your Dad is on the mend soon. Your Christmas bear is so cute. These little kits are perfect for keeping in your handbag in case of downtime!
Congratulations on your win from Mii, it's lovely.

Mii Stitch said...

Lovely stitching on your winter teddy. I'm sure you'll finish it real soon!
I am so pleased you like the sampler, enjoy stitching it!

Katie said...

Oh I'm glad your dad is okay now. Hopefully the next surgery isn't as exciting. Your stitching looks fantastic. It will be really cute when finished. Congrats on your win. I love Mii's blog.

Caitlin @ Naughts Cross Stitches said...

Gorgeous stitching. I'm so glad your dad is alright and I hope he pulls through the second time as well.

Weronika said...

Lovely stitching. Good that your Dad is fine. Good luzk with his next surgery.

Steph said...

Congratulations on the win. Your festive ted is looking lovely.I look forward to seeing what your mystery stitch is(I thought maybe a tea cosy?) and your lighthouse stitch is looking fabulous(please excuse the all in one comment! I am catching up on blogger) Love to you and your Dad, I hope all is well. XOX