Any Corrie Fans???

My mother and I began watching Coronation Street in the mid-seventies - when Annie Walker still ran the Rover's Return and just before Deirdre Hunt married Ray Langton and  gave birth to the lovely Tracy. I have been a ardent fan ever since and rarely miss an episode.  Nowadays I have a weekly ritual of grabbing some stitching and curling up in front of the television to watch the Sunday morning omnibus.

We were out at the trailer again (another hot one) this weekend.   The hummingbirds were hungry during the week and the feeders were almost empty so I made another batch of syrup Saturday morning.  I wanted to take some pictures of the hummers but I accidently locked the SD card in my camera and didn't know how to unlock it until today. (I never realized that there was a switch on the side to lock and unlock the card - not quite a tech savvy as I thought I was.)  No baking this weekend but we did continue to enjoy the PB oatmeal cookies I made last weekend.

I finished my July ornament for Christmas All Year Round.   I just need to finish it into an ornament.

Pattern: The Second Day
Designer:  Plum Street Samplers (2012 JCS Christmas Preview Issue)
Fabric: 36ct Flax Edinborough Linen
Thread: DMC

I also finished the Cappuccino Milk Chocolate Truffle.  I am not sure how I will finish this one off.

Pattern: Cappuccino Milk Chocolate Truffle
Designer: Gingerbread Girl (Kathryn Drummond)
Fabric: 28ct Milk Chocolate Linen
Thread: DMC
Embellishments:  Mill Hill

I even found time to pick up my knitting needles and stitched up this cute little Mini Wash Mitt.

The rest of my stitching time I spent adding a few more stitches to the following  projects and starting a piece for the Tea Party in the Garden exchange.

I finished another audiobook this weekend - The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie.  I like to listen to audiobooks while stitching or going for a walk.   I thought I had read all the Agatha Christie mysteries back when I was teenager but lately I have come to the conclusion that I only read the Miss Marple books and so now I going to  read the Poirot ones.

I hope you all have a good week and happy stitching!!!!!



  1. Another Corrie fan here, but I am getting a bit fed up with Leanne she is so aggresive with Peter, or is it just me. He's no angel looks like he's going to hit the bottle again. Aint life grand.

  2. Beautiful stitching, Loretta. I especially love Cappuccino Milk Chocolate Truffle. It looks as delicious as it sounds (or is it just me? :P)


  3. Lots of wonderful stitching.
    This is peak hummingbird season. They drink so much!
    Have a great week.

  4. Total corrie fan here! Me and my daughter always disappear to watch it when it's on. I did stitch up a Coronation Street Bookmark once..I'm sure there are Rovers Returns designs as well.

  5. Totally a corrie fan for years! LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!

  6. been a corrie fan for years!! LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!