Offline Mudmonkey

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Dimensions Baby Alphabet birth Sampler
Faery Tales by Haed
Northern Shield Sampler by Jeannette Douglas
Castles in the Air SAL by Papillon Creations

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email address is [email protected]

All about me

My name is Vicki and I am a Stitchaholic! image

thats probably all anyone needs to know , right? but in case you want a little more background here it is....

I am 55 years old , married to dh Dan for 32 years and have 3 grown sons and as a reward for raising 3 boys , I now have 3 granddaughters and 1 grandson image My oldest son Andrew is 31 and working his PhD in Mathematics in Ontario, after getting his Masters in Math earlier this year. my middle son Jordan 29 is an electronics technician in Alberta. He and his wife Kassia have a 3 year old daughter named Daphne and 2 yo Justin. My youngest son Patrick is 25 and is a Lieutenant in the Canadian Forces posted to Manitoba. he holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada .He and his wife Rejeana have a 3 yo  daughter named Venessa and Ainsley who was just born aug 17th 2010.

I am a huge dog lover , yet have a cat! go figure! Her name is Roxy and she is a fat cat, weighing in at 16 pounds. I know there are a lot of bigger cats out there but trust me she is packing too many pounds and is now on prescription diet food! so we will see how that works , the lite cat food did not do much for her waistline!
(not working real well , as she still weighs about 16 pounds)

I used to be a big knitter but have a thing like carpal tunnel only it affects my thumbs and is very painful to hold knitting needles, but luckily about 4 years before this happened I had taken up cross stitching.
I would say and I think everyone who knows me well would agree , cross stitching is an obsession with me . Well look who I'm telling, If you're reading this you may have it too! image I also do a bit of scrapbooking, sewing and quilting.

I like a wide variety of cross stitch designers , everything from samplers to flowers, animals to scenery!
I've dropped my rotation again and have been working mostly one at a time, recently doing an animal alphabet series for a quilt for the newest grandbaby.  after i get her birth sampler done i may work on something not baby related for awhile!   

My Recent Posts

Title Type Date
Re: Vickie Reply 07/05/12
Baby sampler finish! New Topic 07/04/12
Re: Finished a Mystery SAL Reply 07/04/12
Re: Vickie Reply 07/04/12
Re: Baby stitching finished... Reply 01/31/12

Ramblings of a confessed Stithaholic

  1. Happy New Year!!

    01/09/08 06:52:55 | 0 Comments

    image It's not christmas anymore , so I have had to change my skin!! and as you can see I have nothing much to say!!

    but I'm working on it image

  2. I am here!

    11/16/07 15:12:20 | 0 Comments

    See I've changed my skins to Christmas theme, pretty cool!!!
    Basically I have been busy working on my rotation stitching, finishing off two projects in this round, and currently working on Daphne's christmas stocking.
    also working on cards and ornies mondays and thursdays for giveaway this year.
    I have a huge pile of finished stitched items that need to be put together soon also to give away, so the the sewing machine and glue gun will both be hot!!!

    On other...
  3. Im a slacker!!

    08/30/07 14:43:47 | 0 Comments

    Nothing so far image

  4. whats in a name?

    07/19/07 15:50:51 | 0 Comments

    i was just thinking as i typed in the name for my blog, that perhaps it should be "Ramblings of a confused stitchaholic"
    and I think ramblings is probably a very apt word to have in the title as well because I tend to get confused, forget things and often tell the same people the same things over and over and over again!! I can tell by the glazed look in their eyes when they say "for crying out loud you told me this 10 minutes ago and you told me yesterday...
  5. Untitled

    07/04/07 15:40:57 | 0 Comments

    watch this space , I may have something interesting to say shortly!

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