Not Exactly Back in the Saddle …

But at least I’m in the Tack Room, so to speak!   After a packed summer spent hunkered over my computer or squeezed into my studio doing coursework, I electrified my sciatic nerve by chasing the inevitable bugs that come with the beginning of fall.   I’m an absolute maniac if there’s a bug in the house … truly a crazy person.  I leap over things and run myself ragged until the bug is caught.   The guys think it’s kind of funny, but for me it’s a true obsession.  And after the offending insect is caught, I have to clean the spots where I saw him land.   I was standing on the sofa in the den with the electric tennis racquet in my hand when my left sciatic notch cramped up and I had to give up the chase.  Thanks to DHs neurological treatments, this bout has been milder than my past one, but I still haven’t been doing much for the past two weeks.  My memories of having wanted to gnaw my leg off have kept me from pushing the envelope.  To me, no pain is good pain!

Today I was finally able to sit at the computer for an hour and rumage through my designs.  It feels great to be productive again.   This design is a frame for a sampler to be hung in our guest room.  I’m sharing it for your personal stitching pleasure only, as it’s under my copyright.   Happy Stitching!



Morphed Fall Frame 2010



About embroiderbee

ABOUT ME: Catholic, Wife, Mom, Artist, Researcher, Baker, Cat- Herder, New Englander. I love designing needlework, especially samplers with specialty stitches, applique & quilting, painting, photographing, reading, writing, baking, fabric and floss collecting. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE COLORS: bluish-purples and greens. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE ANIMALS: Cats ~ you don't have to walk them, and they purr. I've also loved my share of dogs. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MUSIC: Instrumental ~ flute, piano, Smetana's Moldau ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MOVIES: Pride & Prejudice with Ehle and Firth. No other versions need apply. Waking Ned Devine, Happy endings only. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE BOOKS: A Tale of Two Cities, Pride and Prejudice, mysteries, romance, classics, non-fiction. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE CLOTHES: Worn blue jeans, turtlenecks, T-shirts, and hoodies. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Book Notes, some History Channel, Fox News, The Science Channel, some The Real Housewives of ... , Doc Martin, some Masterpiece Theater, some TED talks. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE THINGS 2 DO: Read a good book during a rain or snow storm. Stitch or paint in beautiful light. Talk in bed with my husband late at night and then go for an early breakfast... ie, have his total undivided attention, and luxuriate in it. Talk with our son without cell phones, ipods, etc at a family meal. Go to lunch with a friend and laugh till our sides hurt. Browse in a good library or bookstore. Go to the theater when both the play and the seats are good. Stay home and do absolutely nothing. Read on my Kindle! *~*~*~* ETHNICITY: Mixed-American Mutt of Irish (97%), Welsh, and many other slivers of ethnicity.

Posted on October 7, 2010, in Copyright 2010, cross stitch, Frame, Freebie, needlepoint, personal motifs, Shared Files Box. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Hi Viji,

    Thanks! I’m happy that you like the design.


  2. Nice to see you back in action. The Fall Frame is very beautiful. Thanks.

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