You may remember that I’m trying to cross stitch a small pillow for Addie so she can have a nice collection of holiday smalls. I missed Easter but wanted to be sure I don’t miss Independence day.
I saw this adorable little truck called Freedom Truck on Pinker n Punkin’s blog. It’s a free little chart. I’m going to stitch it for Addie for Independence Day. Since it’s small and since I need to give it to her the first week in June because there’s a lot going on and I’m not sure how much I’ll see her later in the month. I’m going to stitch the truck the same color as Chad’s old pickup.
Here’s something funny. Yesterday I was printing the floss list for Freedom Truck and the printer just kept going and going. What should have been one page was already 7 or 8 pages so I stopped it. Later, Vince handed me the papers and I stuck them on the table next to my chair. When we got ready to go to Hobby Lobby, I grabbed a paper, took a picture of it and off we went. I had only taken a picture of the floss numbers and not the name of the chart. I picked up all that floss and I was thinking . . this does not look like the floss colors I need for Freedom Truck but I kept them. Who can’t use extra colors of DMC? I used my phone to find Freedom Truck and got those colors, along with the colors for Three Things Sampler.
When we got home, I looked at the stack of papers on the table and all the extra sheets were the floss numbers for Sarah Jane’s 1776 Saltbox. I had never even looked at that chart so I have no idea what wrong button I pushed but last night, I was thinking I’d make Freedom Truck for Addie for her Independence Day pillow and then I wasn’t sure what I’d stitch for Cross Stitch Camp but the June requirement is “something for a holiday”. As I was looking at more of Pinker N Punkin’s charts, when I saw the 1776 house again and thought . . I’ll make that for June. That’s when I realized I bought the floss for it yesterday . . without having a clue that I’d be stitching it in June.
How neat is that?