This has been a weekend to behold! And we have done exactly that. A week ago we were trapped inside following an ice storm - family stuck at the airport just hoping to get off the ground. But this weekend we had 70 degree weather, sunshine, and a consistently gentle breeze. Of course, we know it won't last. Tomorrow we're bracing for freezing rain and snow - something they call a "wintery mix" in this part of the country. The weather in the midwest is so fickle. Where I come from, it's always somewhere between nice and really hot and precipitation is, for the most part, a thing of legends. It's all very unusual to me. But we didn't take these two beautiful days for granted. I went for a jog, we had soft pretzels in the park, and we all ended up a little sun-kissed on the cheeks. It has been so wonderful!
And somewhere in all of that, we made it to the craft store. No, not the LNS like I know everyone is hoping for. I chickened out - let's just get that out of the way. But a little bird told me that if I'm not quite ready for the scary LNS, JoAnns carries linen (thanks for the info Michele). So we went there and I picked up a little collection of goodies for myself.
I got DMC linen in winter white and a darker natural color, all the DMC floss I need for the 3 charts I ordered from my LNS as well as some freebies I found online, and - because they were on sale for 99 cents each - 5 fat quarters of fabric.
Tonight I am looking forward to putting needle to linen for the first time! This should be interesting!
A Little Stitchin'
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