Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Nearly finished

I was really hoping to get my Enchanted Mermaid finished this week, but there seemed to be more left to do than I first thought. Especially as there is a lot of back stitch and lots of beads yet to add. Anyway I had a good try and here is where I left it on Sunday night. Only a bit of the seaweed and a fish to complete in crosses. So I hope to be "happy dancing" next time.


Last Thursday we went to the girl's school to watch their Dance Show. Becki's solo was fantastic and I think she surprised a few people as she has never really shouted about her dancing skills at school and so when they saw what she could do they couldn't believe it. Even Laura danced in a group dance with Becki and 2 other friends and she was really good too. Laura used to dance with Becki too but gave up about 2 years ago. The school took some photos which they are supposed to be emailing to me...... but I am still waiting!
I had a nice Mother's Day on Sunday, the girls didn't get me a present as they don't have much money and need all they can save for Prom stuff! So they just looked after me for the day, made me drinks and lunch etc, it was lovely. I promised to show the 2 cards I had made for my mom and mom in law so here they are. I was pleased with how they turned out.


This week I should be getting Henry out again, although last night he stayed in his bag! Instead I was working on a charity square as they urgently need another few "bugs in bottles" to finish a quilt. So I am working on a Bumble Bee and need to finish it asap. I also worked on April Flip It last week but haven't taken a photo yet.
I have a very exciting Friday evening ahead of me. If you watch Strictly Come Dancing then you may know Brian Fortuna....... well I am going to see him dance. My friend Julie does Ballroom dancing and her local dance school have booked Brian and his dance partner Kristina to do a show. It will only be for about 300 people and they also let you meet them later and take photos etc. Me and Becki are going...... I also hear there may be 4 topless chippendales there feeding the ladies in the audience strawberries.... yum!! So watch out for photos next time!!
It is also this week that Laura hears if she has a place at the Sixth Form College she wants to go to. It could be Friday or Saturday so please everyone keep your fingers tightly crossed.
So until next week,
Happy stitching

Ginnie xx

16 comments:

stitcheranon said...

I know it is not nice, and I am a bad person, but I hope the girls dancing kicked dust into those bully's faces lol
lovely stitching and sounds like the prfect mothers day to me! Fingers crossed for the 6th form!

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely stitching and mother's day cards. The perfect mother's day. Fingers crossed. Enjoy friday - looking forward to seeing those chippendale photos and of Brian.

Annette said...

Wow your mermaid looks great... can't wait to see it finished...
Your cards look so beautiful.
Good luck with the chippendales...

Miss 376 said...

Hope it's good news for Laura, be a weight of everyone's mind
Enchanted Mermaid is looking fantastic, hope she can get finished next time around

Barb said...

The mermaid is stunning. Your mother's day cards are beautiful too. Glad the dancing recital went so well.

Barb said...

The mermaid is stunning. Your mother's day cards are beautiful too. Glad the dancing recital went so well.

Angelcat said...

The mermaid is fantastic, you're so nearly there, looking forward to seeing it when it's done :)

Cath said...

Was that yum for the strawberries or the chippendales ? lol.
Fab stitching as usual ,can't wait to see it finished , and love your cards.
well done to the girls XXX

Blu said...

Your mermaid looks great! Can't wait to see her finished.

Julie said...

Your mermaid is looking superb.
Enjoy your time with Brian and Kristina, what a treat! Beautiful cards you have made for your mums.

Sally said...

Wow your mermaid is stunning!The cards are lovely too.

Shellie said...

Mermaid is looking fantastic, glad the girls dancing went well.
Enjoy ur night out
Love and hugs Shellie xxx

Claire said...

Your Mothers day cards are beautiful.Have a great time on friday :0).

Elaine said...

Your mermaid is gorgeous and pretty mothers day cards.
Hope you have a great night out.

Justflo said...

The enchanted mermaid is looking super. She'll soon be finished.

MommaInStitches said...

The enchanted mermaid is looking beautiful and the Mother's Day cards are lovely