Friday, July 5, 2013


I finished the hem last night.  First I removed the 13th linen thread out from the border trim.  For me this gave a guide line to fold the linen for the hem.  I then stitched with my machine approx 1/4" beyond the omitted thread and trimmed the linen up to and close to the machine stitching.  
Folded back the linen using the omitted linen line for guidance, and using 'Liquid Stitch' (learned this from Marly) and a Q-tip (the kind used for manicuring), glued the hem.  I did not want any stitching showing on the front hemmed edge.
Next ... to the framer.  
Not sure when that will be cause I have to see my Neurosurgeon on 7/11 as I am having much difficulty walking upright.  5 years ago I had an X-stop implant between the 4th & 5th vertebrae for severe Sciatica.  It actually gave me my life back.  The x-rays taken yesterday show that the X-stop may have slipped out a little.  I surely do not want to be wheel chair bound, but then it could be worse than that.  
I have trust in the Man above and if it is His will, then so be it.

Anyways, hope your 4th was GREAT as was ours.  
Have a Super day & weekend with Peace and Blessings to all,


marly said...

Oh Barb I hope there will be a solution to your back problems. Please let us know the outcome of your appointment if you don't mind sharing with your readers. Your sampler looks great!

Shirlee said...

Barb ... you are most definitely in my prayers.

Peggy Lee said...

Your finish is gorgeous. You should be so proud!
I hope your back problems can be remedied easily. I went to the doctor for sciatica problems and he just showed me a couple exercises to do. Sometimes I can hardly move with this. Makes me wonder.
Please let us know how you make out on the 11th.

Penelope's Beehive said...

Your sampler is SPLENDID!!! Beautiful work!
I do hope that you will feel better soon...and shall send hugs and prayers your way.