Wednesday, December 21, 2016

it has arrived .....

Winter, yule, winter solstice - whatever you call it has arrived .... if you're wondering how we've celebrated in the past you can read about it here.  






For the occasion I stitched this cutie from
 Primitive Hare .....


Do you see what I see -  it's stitched on 18ct - I haven't stitched on anything but 14ct for years - I must have my second sight.  ^^ 

Back in the late 90's I was living elsewhere and was a volunteer at one of the local personal care homes - I loved it.  One of the ladies who lived there, Dolly, was an avid reader and I mentioned to her how amazing it was for a lady of her age (late 80's) who did so much reading and didn't need eyeglasses - her response was "oh, I've got my second sight".   I didn't understand then but have an inkling now of what she meant.  Oh, the stories I could tell about my time spent at this PCH - it was a lot of fun! 


even the darkest night awakens in sunshine

7 comments:

WoolenSails said...

Beautiful piece for today. I am nearsighted but for some reason, close up is blurry now and i can see further better, lol.
Most of mine is lyme related, so some days I can see fine and others I have to wear my glasses.

Debbie

Carol said...

So pretty, Kate--perfect for the winter season. Glad you are able to see to stitch on 18ct. I am very nearsighted and can see perfectly up close so I simply take off my glasses or take out my contacts to stitch :)

Andrea said...

A wonderful design to stitch. For the past couple of years I have taken my glasses off to stitch, I find it so much more clearer.

Robin in Virginia said...

What a sweet Yule piece you stitched, Kate! Enjoy your day!

Lorna McMahon said...

Such a lovely stitching, Kate! Wishing you and yours a blessed Christmas!

desertskyquilts said...

Love your stitchery. Second sight. I know that my vision is swapping places, distance getting better, close getting worse. Does that mean I get to wait for it to switch back? LOL

Brigitte said...

The Primitive Hare has such lovely designs. Great stitching on this reindeer. And great that you get the second sight, too :)))