Just a quick blog post as I'm still on total rest with my friend 'pneumonia' for company, but I was able to finally take some photos of this block yesterday and wanted you to have the pattern today as you've been very patient waiting since the 1st.
I've always found this verse to be one we should hold close, for those dark nights of the soul, or moments when words will not come but tears can flow...
My free pattern is ready for you to download HERE in my shop.
Allie's stitched her sweet redwork version and replaced my conversational words with the KJV text...
If you'd like to use the KVJ text on your block you can download Allie's wording to trace HERE.
The next Gentle Domesticity Block is due out today, but I'm going one step at a time while I convalesce so I'll format that pattern for publishing over the next couple of days and have it for you by Friday. Sitting in front of the computer for an hour takes more out of me than sitting and stitching for an hour. I'm learning a lot about the mental side of illness exhaustion at the moment.
I can show you a peek though...
The doctors have ordered me to sit upright as much as possible and though for the first few days I couldn't even think about stitching, over Sunday and Monday (in Mr E's wonderful care) I was able to concentrate long enough to complete another design for July's Stitchery Club set...
Only two more to stitch for this month. Fortunately I traced them and chose the threads weeks ago before I became ill so they are waiting beside the recliner for me to stitch as I'm able.
I won't be including a bonus project with the July patterns, and I do hope my lovely Club members understand and forgive me for this omission. I'm simply not going to push myself, just shuffle along at a snails pace with stitching alone until good health is restored.
* Want to join the Club? Information is here. *
I'm fitting as much as I can in this one blog post as I won't write again till Friday when I share block 7 of Gentle Domesticity, so I'll answer a few questions that have been asked a lot over the past few days:
Blossom is doing very well and is recovered from her bout of pneumonia last month, but she has a few cracked ribs from the coughing that continue to cause pain (she'd love prayer for this please?) Her due date is August 1st so less than four weeks now till she meets her little daughter.
I did catch my pneumonia from Blossom. I'd been her hands-on carer through the worst of it, but had no idea her pneumonia was contagious. In hindsight, I'd do it all again. She's worth it.
We haven't seen each other in a while now as I do not want to compromise her immune system, even though I am no longer contagious myself. It's not easy being without those cuddles we take for granted but she's taking me to the doctor on Thursday so we'll make up for it, albeit avoiding kisses.
The 12-day migraine lifted after the first lot of IV antibiotics and the doctor said it was all part of my body's symptoms of the pneumonia.
Thank you for your prayers and emails. I read them but cannot respond as there are so many and my eyes can't follow typed words very well at the moment, but they are so appreciated. xxxxx
Take care of YOU okay?
I'm back to resting.
Love & hugs