Monday, July 02, 2007

The Pincushion Exchange is closed to signups. What a great first time turn out! We have 31 swappers and a total of 36 exchanges (some are swapping both a case and a cushie). I will be working on getting partners paired and the info mailed out to you all early this week. When all info has been mailed out, I will post on here. The partner list will be on the website if you wish to see who got who.

Here is a pic of my red bathtub in our backyard. I love it! I took this pic on the 18th and the flowers around it (beebalm and tiger lilies are now blooming). Need to take another.

Thank you everyone for asking about Heather. We go back to the dr tomorrow. She was put into a step down split last week so her stitches could get air. Her hand is still being kept immobile. They started her on passive therapy for her fingers. With her right hand she pushes her left hand fingers down. And that is it. She is experiencing a lot of pain even with the high strength pain medicine. I know this is to be expecting with the amount of surgery, but I know she didnt realize it would be so much. Alot of the reality of the long months ahead is just now settling in for her. One of the first things she asked the doctor was if she would ever be able to sew. She does embroidery and wanted to know if she would be able to hold a needle. :o( This surprised me because I thought she loved to draw more and would be thinking a pencil. But she told me she really loved to hand sew. Our embroidery looks the very same. One can lay down the needle and the other pick it up and you cannot tell the difference.

I was the lucky winner on Morning Ramble of a goody collection of her homemade soaps and candles. What a wonderful mail day that was. And on a needed "pick me up" day. Thank you again Patty!


Angie said...

I LOVE your bathtub flower garden!! Please post pics with the flowers in bloom, girl!! :D And I was soooo sorry to read about Heather. Oh my goodness, I do hope that in time she will be able to continue to do the things she loves. Prayers and hugs to both of you!

kjquilts said...

Angela, I was just catching up on your blog and read the news about Heather. I'm praying for her FULL recovery! Bless both of your hearts, I can't imagine what trauma that experience was. Keep us posted as much as you can. Give Heather a big hug from me and keep one for yourself!

Guðrún said...

I do hope Heather will get full recovery.
I am so excited to see with whom I will swap pincushion.