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Coming down the last stretch...

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So I am grumpy. Really grumpy. Today is day three of my pre-op diet. Tomorrow is hospital. The bright side of it all though is after tomorrow I AM DONE. *crosses fingers* I am not letting another person get near me with a needle or any other sharp object for a lo-o-o-ong time *hehe*
I have been keeping busy though to keep my mind off things. Remember how I said I was going to re-dye my t-shirt rug as i didn't like the colors...well here it is! I really like how it turned out. This is so much more what I had in mind in the first place.


Now I also tried to dye that poor stained sweater and it soaked up a load of dye. I thought it was going to turn out perfect...but it was a dud. I didnt make it dark enough so it really hasnt changed much at all. I think I am going to have to go black on it. Which is ok...I do like to wear black. D says throw it away but its nice and big and warm...why would I do that?

I still havent got the trick for a nice rich red either. I dyed another piece of gauze to felt onto and threw a tshirt in there for good measure...I got more pink. For a girl who doesnt really care for pink I sure have a lot of it around. I think I have the solution though...as soon as I get more soda ash those babies are going to be red...no matter what!


I tried out my turquoise and it looks fantastic...just the color I was wanting. A little of the dark color leaked onto it from the sweater but I really like the effect it made.


Last but not least I am getting close to finishing the embroidery part of my celestial paisley piece. After that I have plans for a next step. I may start on that today instead of finishing the embroidery...then work on the embroidery in bed...since I am looking forward to a few days in bed *sigh*


I am liking the way it looks. It IS my favorite subject matter though ^.^

Hope you are having a wonderful week...and I hope the sun shines on you all!
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Abdelghafour

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  1. Your rug turned out fantastic! After I finish my quilt, I'm probably going to start some new rugs. The rugs I had also fell victim to Lola the puppy (like my holey blankets).

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  2. Wow this is deeeelicious...great color, style..beeeutifull..!!I found you from colorfuldayz..Nice to meet you..!! Robin

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  3. Gosh, that rug turned out great!

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  4. Wish you all the best for the op and time in hospital! I'm thinking of you. Get well soon!

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  5. I just discovered you through Jude's blog. Your embroidery is so beautiful. I will be back. Hope your procedure in the hospital goes well.

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