Tuesday, January 26, 2010

I Have to Confess…

… that I have been derailed from stitching a little bit. With all the rain we had here, I was housebound for a whole week, which means lots of time to stitch, right? Well, that was what I thought so, too. But I did something bad… I pulled out a box of puzzle I purchased like 5 years ago but never been opened, and thought it would help DH and I kill some time while we were trapped in the house.

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I never knew puzzles can be this additive!!!!! Basically DH only really worked on it with me the first day, then it was pretty much all me!! I just couldn’t pull myself away from it!!!! The thrill of putting each tiny piece into its place just totally captivated me!!! I did try to put it down and go do some stitching, but then I would keep thinking about the puzzle and finally just abandoned my stitching all together… I know!! I’m soooo bad!!!!

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And then came the weekend, and I felt so guilty to have abandoned my stitching, so I worked on it during the weekend trying to catch up a little bit – with occasional breaks with puzzle solving, of course!! So here it is, my progress on Friendship Sampler so far. Have no fear, people, the puzzle is almost done, so there will be no distractions for me after that!!!! (I hope…)

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I would also like to thank everyone for the kind comments regarding my “Angels Sang” piece and the pillow cases. They mean a world to me. Happy stitching~

18 comments:

  1. I LOVE friendship sampler-it's looking just beautiful :)

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  2. Love your Friendship Sampler! Puzzles can be addictive...haven't put one together in years!

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  3. That puzzel is HILARIOUS! My kids would love it :) LOL!
    And your friendship sampler is so cute!

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  4. Oh that's so funny about the puzzle!

    Your Friendship sampler is looking lovely. I hope you can get back to stitching soon. That goes for me little self too!

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  5. Love the progress Theresa... stitching and otherwise!! That puzzle is great :)

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  6. Omgosh, I haven't done a puzzle in forever!! I love puzzles too...that Simpsons one looks fun! Great progress on your Friendship Sampler!

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  7. I love your sampler! It's very beautiful!
    And puzzle is so funny! :)))

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  8. Oooh that is a lovely puzzle! I love to puzzle as well. It is something fun to do with the kids together.

    Nice stitching as well, great progress!!

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  9. Both are great, Theresa! We used to do puzzles a lot as a family when my boys were little--it was great "quality time!"

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  10. Theresa, your sampler is so beautiful!!!

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  11. Puzzles ARE addictive aren't they?! I almost bought some after Christmas, and then stopped because there's so many projects I want to stitch/knit, lol!

    LOVE your friendship samplers...the colors are gorgeous!

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  12. The Friendship Sampler is looking so pretty. I may have to add that one to my wish list also. (my list is growing daily!). I too am a puzzler; they are very addictive!!!

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  13. Your Friendship Sampler is coming along so nicely! I haven't done a puzzle in a long time but they are fun. :)

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  14. The puzzle looks like fun! I don't have a surface big enough to work puzzles (my computer equipment takes up my kitchen table, and I eat from a TV tray). Your sampler is beautifully blue - my favorite color!

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  15. Everything here suffers if I pull out a jigsaw puzzle! I have a stack of brand-new ones in the basement just waiting!

    FS looks fantastic!

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  16. *Squeal* I love puzzles!!! It looks like so much fun! I know what you mean about not being able to tear yourself away from it. ]I remember finishing one and placing it ontop of my table, making a mental note to modgepodge it later. Well.. my dad's friend came along and picked up the poster that I put the puzzle on top of and the puzzle pieces scattered to bits. -.- I was really sad.

    Your friendship sampler looks lovely!

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  17. Oh Theresa, I know just how addicting puzzles can be. I just don't start one unless I know I can afford to do nothing else until it's finished! Don't feel guilty, just enjoy it. Love your friendship sampler!

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Theresa

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