Stitching and Life in the Company of Pets

Sunday, February 01, 2009

81 Halloween squares to go...

81 Halloween squares to go, 81 Halloween squares, get one done, show it around, 80 Halloween squares to go.

It actually fits the song. Strange what you think up when your mind starts to wander (or scary?). Well I started at 81, but now I'm down to 60, which means I'm averaging about 5 a week since I started Jan. 1. This is going quicker than I thought, my original goal of early Oct. should be met well in advance of that date. So, here is my progress for the week. Today is another bright and sunny day, so I could get another decent picture. Well I'm off to run errands while it is nice out for a change. Hope you're all having a nice weekend. While I don't watch the Superbowl, I do like to take advantage of their sales so I may do a bit of shopping too. :)


  • At 1:31 PM , Blogger CritterLady62 said...

    You are making great progress. Hopefully, I'll get a picture in today, although, I don't have much progress to show. Looking good!

  • At 4:12 PM , Blogger Dee said...

    Love it!

    Thanks for the suggestion of the fabric under the Q-Snaps. I used some old, soft kitchen towel fabric and it works GREAT! It holds the fabric nice and taut.

    Good luck on your squares.

    Cool and cloudy here today. I'm thinking the rain might not hold off for the SuperBowl.

  • At 5:52 PM , Blogger Mylene said...

    wow! you are making great progress on the squares!!

  • At 8:40 PM , Blogger Denise said...

    Cute piece...I like the song even better!!!!

  • At 10:02 PM , Blogger Chiasmata said...

    All those tiny squares are looking great! You should be well finished in time for Halloween.

  • At 8:18 AM , Blogger Dawn B. said...

    This is coming along very nice..Congrats

  • At 10:25 AM , Blogger Doris said...

    from 81 to 60! is a big progress!!. A very fast speed. lucky that day with a sun, yet here we are with snow and cold .. this year has fallen far more snow than last year.

  • At 10:50 AM , Blogger Vonna said...

    I took advantage too...SHAME ON ME! :)

    Love your Halloween board...and with just 81 to'll be done in no time :)

  • At 11:06 AM , Blogger claudia said...

    Great progress!
    I don't watch the bowl either...I work, or else I would've been home working on my squares! I was too tired to do that last night, so I have made no progress.
    Your squares are looking good!

  • At 12:33 PM , Blogger Dani - tkdchick said...

    Its looking great!

  • At 2:10 PM , Blogger Lynn said...

    Wow you are really cranking out the squares!!!

  • At 3:04 PM , Blogger Michele said...

    sure is cute!

    now I can't get that tune out of my head! lol

  • At 1:55 AM , Blogger Kathy A. said...

    Such a lovely piece - but 81 squares. did I read that right! Holy smokes. You go girl

  • At 6:47 AM , Blogger Sally said...

    You're certainly stitching up a storm on this piece! It looks fantastic!

  • At 1:00 PM , Blogger Pumpkin said...

    You are too funny ;o) It's looking good and I'd say you'll have it done well in advance too!

  • At 3:56 PM , Blogger Meari said...

    It looks great, Sue!!

  • At 6:16 PM , Blogger Crazee4books said...

    Hi Sue,

    Okay, so now I can't get that
    tune out of my head! Lol!

    Halloween Squares is growing
    at a phenomenal rate and it's
    interesting to see what'll show
    up in the empty squares next.
    Great Progress.

    It's been years since I last
    saw January Man but I remember
    that it was a good story, and
    I also remember it because it
    was the first time that I saw
    the incredible Alan Rickman!
    He went on to steal Robin Hood,
    Prince of Thieves from Kevin
    Costner and hasn't looked back

    Since Mom returned to the
    retirement residence she's been
    rejoining all her favourite
    activities, including Yarn and
    Yack. They also knit squares
    for afghans as well as hats and
    booties for preemies and scarves
    and mittens around Christmas time
    all to be donated to charities around this area.

    I told her about your cat mats,
    and I also told her about the
    wool that you use and recommended for the dish cloths. I promised
    to look for some of that wool for
    her the next time I'm near a wool shop. Thanks for the tip/info.

    To make room in my library for
    more bookshelves we took my old
    desk to a thrift shop near here
    which sells stuff to raise money
    for the local humane society. It
    was sad to see the desk go, but
    it helped to know that the money
    they raise selling it will help
    the animals.

    And now I get to rearrange the
    library. Yippee!!



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