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Tuesday, 20 March 2012

IHSW March!

Yes I actually managed to put in some stitching!! Yay me!

I had a good weekend actually - it was Mothering Sunday here in the UK so I decided to get my chores out of the way ASAP so I could indulge in my stitching!

I continued Avarice page 5 and here is how she looks now.


Not too far away from the end of the page., Just some confetti to go. I have a couple of hours today as I got extra chores done yesterday so once again I can sit and stitch :D

Other news - Thanks all so much for your comments on my last post and the sympathy messages. Losing Sinead was incredibly hard, I was affected more deeply than I thought I would be.

Last year we knew that she didn't have many more years in her and we decided then that we would adopt a retired racing greyhound. So thats what we have done. Tony has joined our family and he will be joined soon by Chloe. Both ex racing dogs, Tony is 7 and Chloe 2 1/2. Both spayed/neutered, they are proving to be a hit with the children and the neighbours! Truly gorgeous dogs they are.... here is Tony doing what he does best - he sleeps for up to 18 hours a day... and this is his favourite place.







He looks very happy dosen't he?

Till next time

xx

10 comments:

  1. Avarice is looking stunning!

    I'm also here because I've just been nominated for a Leibster Blog Award on my blog and want to pass this on to you in turn.

    The details are on my blog at http://gizzimomosstitchyplace.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Your progress on this piece is wonderful, it looks really awesome! I'm also sorry to hear about your dog, it's always hard to lose a beloved pet. Your other dog looks super cute though :-)

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  3. Your stitching on Avarice looks great! The dog looks very comfortable, too! We also adopted two new dogs after both of ours passed on at age 16.

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  4. Great progress and Happy Mother's Day1!! That's wonderful that you are saving two retired racing dogs. It looks like he's having the life of luxury now :D

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  5. Avarice looks fabulous.
    How sweet to adopt ex-racing dogs, awwww!

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  6. You've done already lot's of work with your Avarice! And the dog is nice and happy on the photo!

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  7. Great progress on a beautiful piece. I am seeing many designs I have never seen before due to hermitting. :-)

    So sorry about the loss of your dear dog. I have a cat that will not be with us for long due to old age. He is my best friend and I know how hard it is to loose a pet. Glad you have the others to fill your heart now.

    Hugs from Holland ~
    Heidi

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  8. Avarice looks amazing. Your pup looks adorable sleeping like that on his back. :)

    Jen

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  9. Avarice is looking great and awww, Tony is such a cute dog. :D

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  10. great stitching and such a gorgeous dog :D

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