Last Thursday my BFF and I went on a trip. We drove all the way from North Dakota to the East edge of Wisconsin.
I did some tatting during the trip and was able to finish an edging that I have had in as my purse project for the past 2 years up to the last join. I will have to get it smoothed out and steamed into place so I can do the last join correctly. I have posted about it before, let me see if I can find it in my Picassa archive....
I also tatted a bookmark for one of my grandsons who had a birthday the other day.
http://www.allcrafts.net/crochetsewingcrafts.htm?url=web.archive.org/web/20000824105730/http://www.domesticarts.com/patterns/snake.htm although as usual I made a few "improvements" to the pattern. I started with the head and ended with the tail so there were no cut and ties except when I finished. Since I was feeling my way abit, I ended up with the head curved off to the side. I tried using the double double stitch so the chains in the head would be straighter between the body and the eyes. If I had put the correct number of stitches in the orange side, the head would have been straighter. I am going to do this again and will correct my stitch count, but this will work very well as is for my grandson.
Now a few pictures from my trip.
Beerntsen's it is amazing the candy is so good. The picture above is from the shop into the booth area as they also serve a simple soup and sandwich lunch. The woodwork is walnut and the booths each have mirrors with cast iron framing.
We did see some nice fall colors. Some of the pictures I took as we drove down the highway so the focus isn't as good as I would like.
The Silos are different from what I am used to seeing around our neck of the woods ...
This past Sunday was Fatima Day and we went to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help near Green Bay. This is a very reverent place.
We were able to attend the Rosary and Holy Hour while we were there. Afterwards I was able to take a few pictures
The drive is about 9 hours if you don't stop for gas or to stretch your legs.
Now time for bed.