Saturday, January 30, 2010

Big project started

Well, the big box of Grandmothers stuff is now at the house, opened and the scanning has begun.  I am happy that so far the documents have scanned fairly well, even the old ones written in pencil.

I have found information on when my Uncle joined the service and left, how cold it was in January & February 1913 (havent researched the where yet).  Also found more stories but not sure if she is the author or not.  Some arent signed or dated – title only.

Stitch update

Here is my latest update on Midnight Watch.

Midnight Watch 1-30-10

I believe Ive found the errors that were causing me so much grief on the right side border – on the left side!  It may look like a hodge-podge of stitching but thanks to a suggestion by Jeannine (same one of the PS Alphabet incident :P) working from both sides (top & bottom) should hide the issues much better than just working from one.  And Im using the weekend to get the fiddly-bits stitched so I have easy stuff on the train.

Thanks for stopping by

7 comments:

  1. I can't believe how much you've stitched since the last time you posted a pic! Great job!

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  2. What a fun thing to go thru all the stuff from your family. Your stitching is looking great - you've got a ton done!

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  3. Wonderful stitching progress! I bet that's interesting going through all those old papers...happy scanning!

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  4. Great progress! Must be fun going through all that history and learning stuff about the family that you never knew.

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  5. Rachel - You're making great progress on Midnight Watch. I love that piece so I'll really enjoy watching your progress.

    And I'll bet that you've found a lot of interesting things going through those papers. Especially when you learn things that you never knew before about your family.

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  6. Midnight Watch is looking great. Have fun with the old docs. You're bound to find the odd and interesting in there.

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  7. Midnight watch is STUPENDOUS!

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