Friday, 7 May 2010

Just smalls !

Well it is Friday again already, that week went quickly. Once again I only have small bits and pieces to show you. I stitched on one of my charity squares all weekend, for a "send along" I joined. I choose a Lickle Ted one, which is very cute.
I also finished my ballet dancing hippo for Becki and put the ballet she is appearing in, the date and EYB (English Youth Ballet) on it. Tomorrow we are off to buy her some new Pointe shoes so she can practise in them (and wear them in!) all ready for the 7th July which is casting day.
My Aunt who has just died had recently got into cross stitching and my uncle has sorted some of her stuff out and passed it onto me. There is a birth sampler to finish off for a friend of theirs, which I will do and also there was a Forever Friends Christmas kit. We aren't sure who she bought it for but I intend to stitch it for her grandchildren. I haven't done much yet but this is what it will look like. It is very odd and sad stitching on it, but I know she would have wanted it to be done not just left in a bag!
On Monday we had a family reunion on Stuart's side of the family. He has an Aunt and Uncle who now live in Canada and they came over to visit. It has been 10 years since we last saw them so it was lovely to meet up again.
Then on Tuesday it was the girl's 16th birthday. Here is a photo of them before they went out for their birthday meal. They had a great time with all their real friends! And now they have lots of cash to spend!! Their has been no problems with the "silly" girls this week, thank goodness. They leave school on the 27th May (later than a lot of the other local schools) then their last exam is the 23rd June, it'll fly by !
Anyway hope you all have a good weekend.
Ginnie xx


Miss 376 said...

These are lovely little pieces, so sweet. It will be much appreciated you finishing these pieces for your aunt, be something they will be able to remember her by

Maggie said...

Happy Birthday to your daughters!
Hope they had a great time with real friends!

Stevie's last exam is on June 23rd too!

I'm sure your Aunt would be very pleased with you finishing her stitching and what a lovely tribute to her

Have a good weekend :-)

Lesleyanne said...

Lovely stitching. I am sure your Aunt would be thrilled that you are finishing her stitching. A lovely way to remember her.

Sally said...

Happy Birthday to your daughters. What a lovely photo of them.

Love your little finishes and the piece you are finishing stitching of your aunt's is so cute.

stitcheranon said...

The girls look great. I think it is wonderful that you have this legacy to carry on for your aunt. She will be pleased I am sure. Lovely stitching, very cute.

Annette said...

What a cute finishes..
So lovely your going to make dat pieces, This is a very lovely piece..
What a beautifull girls you have...

Wendy said...

your girls look so nice, so grow op, best of birthday wishes to the both of them !

your stitching finishes look lovely,as always !

Julie said...

You have 2 very beautiful daughters, i hope they had a fun time.

How wonderful that you are able to finish your aunts stitching projects, a lovely way to remember her with every stitch of love you put in

Ingrid said...

WOW !!!what do you have a two beautiful daughters, very handsome!
What a lovely small works, very cute!

linen and floss said...

I love the smalls you have stithed. Your Aunt would be thrilled that you are stitching the designs for her x

Shellie said...

Great stitching and your girls are gorgeous you must be so proud hun.
Stitching is great and something to treasure Im sure your Aunt will be watching over you as you stitch.
Love and Hugs Shellie xxxxx

Roz said...

Lickle Ted is gorgeous, and the Forever Friends Christmas stocking one too... I'm a bit of a bear fan, lol. I'm sure your aunt would have loved them to go to you to finish x

Maxine said...

Beautiful stitching as always, you have some lovely finishes and are making good progress on your larger wip's (been catching up on some older posts as I've not blogged in a while)Belated Birthday wishes to your daughters :)

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