Saturday, 20 September 2014

Disaster at FNSI….

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I was happily stitching along, finishing off my 10th out of the twelve ‘Tis the Season stitchery blocks and thinking I would at least get this block done tonight….

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but lo and behold, the inevitable happened!….Yep, I ran out of my trusty DMC 221.  So I do what I always do….go and look at my thread stash….

IMG_4956 (1024x768)….and I’ll confess, this is only ‘part’ of my stash.  This is just my DMCs and my Anchor threads….all others are safely stored in the sewing room whilst these ones sit snugly by me in their little boxed house in the lounge where it’s ‘easy access’ all the way!     But despite having each container chokingly full (you can see the two new ones hubby bought me from the fishing tackle shop yesterday….and I didn’t even need to ask!), I never had a spare…I couldn’t believe it.  Not even an equivalent in Anchor!  Shame on me! 

So it was an enforced early finish of FNSI for me, going to bed at 10pm (which is early for me on my ‘Stitchy Friday’).  It really was well needed  and welcomed after the bug hit me last week.   I’m nearly 100% better now, not quite, but not enough to stop me going to the shop this morning to replenish my stocks!

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A girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do! So guess what I’ll be doing this afternoon?

Why not pop by HERE and click on each link to visit everyone who came to stitch last night.  Loads of inspiration, and if you didn’t get to join us last night, we’ve got another coming up on the 3rd Friday of next month……which will be the 17th October, you’re always more than welcome…..the more the merrier, and you might even win a prize!

xox  Sugary hugs :o)

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23 comments:

CathyC said...

oh no!!! glad to see it was easily rectified! :)

Narelle said...

An early night and a shopping trip ... 2 of the best medicines :)
Glad the nasty bug has left.
Thanks for a lovely night in xx

wish2stitch said...

Don't you just hate it when that happens. Your blocks are looking lovely. Enjoy the afternoon stitching.

Shannon Meyer said...

Love your embroidery!! Those are really coming along:)

kiwikid said...

Isn't that frustrating when you are wanting to sew!!

shez said...

Hi Wendy lovely work and what a shame about the thread,glad you are feeling better my friend.xx

KERYN B said...

Are you sure there wasn't one hiding in all those boxes somewhere? Thank you for hosting.

Cheryll said...

Don't ya just hate THAT happening!
But all good now...thanks to local shops! :)

Diane-crewe said...

isn't that just SO infuriating!!.. no matter what you have .. its never enough xx

Michelle Ridgway said...

Very cute stitching. You were obviously meant to have an early night. You will be all st now with your new replenished supplies xx

Kim said...

Oh no at least you got to have such rest.

Anthea said...

Hi Wendy - glad you're starting to feel better, what a nuisance it is to be sick...
I hear you on the thread disaster, I've had that happen too, good thing the shop had more for you to stock up on... but seriously, did you only buy threads, or did other stuff jump in your basket too??! LOL

Outback Craftaholic said...

Bad luck Wendy! Sounds like you needed the early night though. Your stitching looks lovely. Cheers, Tracy.

Raewyn said...

Glad it didn't take you too long to get back on track! It looks like such a cute stitchery - Happy stitching this weekend!

Annette-California said...

Lovely stitching! Yep been there done that, running out of a thread and having to go make a quick thread run:)
Glad your felling better.
love Annette

Jo said...

Ouch! While you're in the mood to run out of thread isn't very good. Stock up.

Allie said...

It sure always happens that way, doesn't it? Feel better soon hon, I'm sorry to hear you've been unwell!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Thanks for a good night Wendy...bummer ....glad you now have new stocks and you are feeling better

Maria said...

Oh no Wendy, nothing worse than running out of thread when you are on a roll.
Pleased you could replenish your stash....

Vicki said...

So annoying when that happens, lucky you've been able to restock so easily.

Iris said...

Hi Wendy, that must have been frustrating, but it seemed to work out in the end. Thanks for sharing, that could have easily happened to me.

desertskyquilts said...

How disheartening! I hope you stocked up well on 221! At least you got a good night's sleep, right?

Lin said...

What a shame Wendy but sounds like you needed the sleep. Bonus is that you were much fresher and brighter the next day!! Xx