Greetings!! It's 11 am and I ran home to take care of the brat cats while my sister is resting after the cath. Guess what? After several years of echocardiograms showing aortic valve deterioration, an abnormal and problematic stress test, a failed CT scan, and an MRI showing damage in another area, the catheterization shows............no blockages, and MINIMAL valve damage. No surgery. The doc said everything looks really good! She can't believe it. He will explain later why the echo results are deceiving and this will be interesting. But we're thrilled. Thank you all again for your kind words and concern. It meant a lot to me.
I'm still tossing and destashing - came across these pieces that were destined for the burn. They are an odd size and I couldn't come up with an idea for display.
One is my sampler bag freebie that I did on another size linen for my boxes, and the other was also a box tester.
After doing the first one, I decided to use the other also. I stuffed these little rolls with crushed walnut shells and love the bean bag feel of them. Great little rolls for pins and needles.
The sampler had enough linen to sew together - perfect amount for the roll. The smaller one got my sampler print fabric that I was lucky to receive as a gift, and it fits perfectly.
The last project to be spared is this Christmas tree done over two on 18 count linen. You can sew "ornaments" to it, and mom's was mini jingle bells, pink ribbons, and pink buttons. This was framed on batting and I took it apart, removed the decorations, turned the top down for a rod, and fringed the edges. I can use various buttons and rusty stars and bells for next year and hang it on an interior door.
I have to go back to the hospital and pick her up - just got the call. They are releasing her after only 3 hours instead of the 6 it used to be. I made stuffed cabbage yesterday so she can't wait for supper!
Thank you for visiting - have a wonderful day!