Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hello From A New Member

Hi everyone I am Kimberly I live in Upstate NY. I am the mother of 7 grown children and 15 grandchildren biologically and 9 step grands. I am furmom to many kitty's!I have been cross stitching since 1994 I am self taught I picked up a stamped kit in Micheal's one day and did it and loved it. I progressed to a large crib quilted blanket for my daughter that was on the way I was on complete bed rest for the last 4 months of my pregnancy she was determined to come into the world early and I was extremely bored so I learned something new. I later progressed and bought a counted cross stitch kit I taught myself and loved it so much I later grew my interests and bought many more kits and patterns. Life took a u turn on us we escaped a very abusive marriage and the children and I escaped with a few suitcases and a few boxes of things many of which the bus company lost and never compensated us for. I was saddened I lost all my stitchy things, and all my clothes but I was also happy we all were safe and healthy and still had our lives. I got divorced in 2005 after moving back to NY from FL in 2002 I was finally free and I went to college and got a dual law degree both associates in Criminal Law and Paralegal. I lost total interest in my stitching after losing it all but God sent an angel in my life I met a wonderful man i 2009 we got very close and he saw a picture I had in my email of one of my projects he asked you did this I said yes he said you have talent I said I do? I said thank you he said make me something I said I have nothing left. We went the following day and we picked out a couple of kits from the Gold Collection one was a Behjing Tiger I think that's the exact name but I stitched it for him and I got my confidence back and there is no stopping me now!!! I found online Yahoo Groups  and joined them and found many friendships and found even more confidence, I even started my own Yahoo Group Sisters_Stitching_Sharing_Life its been going strong for a few years now our group is very close and we have a tight bond. I have been growing my stash lately thanks to enablers in my group and from the ladies on the 123MB. I will be making a wishlist on my blog within the next week or so I have a wishlist on the 123 MB kimanncurry@yahoo.com is the name to access it. I love scissor fobs, needle books, needle minders, q snap covers, anything anyone would like to make me! I appreciate anything that comes from the heart and I will make it my point to send to someone also! Thank you so much for having me and I am sorry for rambling I just wanted you all to know a little about me!!! My blog address is grannystitches2010.blogspot.com    

Sunday, April 19, 2015

I am doing a giveaway

I am doing a giveaway on my blog and wanted to make sure all you lovely people on this RAK group knew about it. Hope it is okay to post this on here. Scroll down towards the bottom for the giveaway.

Giveaway post


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Giveaway winner!

Hello, it's the 1st of April
Time to announce the winner of my giveaway!!!
Well Worth Waiting for - Peony
Maia cross stitch kit
Thank you to the few of you who have kindly commented
and the only 2 participants!
Sadly I only have 1 kit to offer
Sue or Jacquie????
And Jacquie won!
I obviously have your address,
I will post your gift asap.