..pronounced Gee-ahn, as in Gian Bernini or Jian Ghomeshi (CBC "Q" Broadcaster, for any Canucks out there in Tat-land!)
We have been to the vet and Handsome, here, is in splendid health and is only 24 months old! The animal shelter, where I found him, told me he was about 4 years old. Bonus!
Get this - he was left in a huge suburban furniture store parking lot, in a carrier. A Chocolate Point, neutered and declawed Siamese! (I hate the fact that he is de-clawed, front paws) as this is a barbaric thing to do to an animal, but that's just the way it is.)
He is an amazing, affectionate, talkative, sweet soul and we are already fast friends.
He has made another friend, who is eagerly teaching the importance of shuttles and thread to Gian...
I have been busy being adopted, but have managed a bit of border:
I could not get rid of the idea of that green bead somewhere in the pattern for this hankie:
This #80 is surprisingly easy to work with when there are mistakes. I cannot tell you how many of the Josephine Knots I have had to un-tat (pathetic admission, n'est-ce pas?) and all of them have worked out just fine, an event that does not approach success when dealing with Cébélia! This DMC is so crisp: a pleasure!