Category Archives: sampler

Margaret Gibson – A New Start on a Beautiful Sampler but What The Heck?

Scottish samplers are some of the most beautiful examples of schoolgirl embroidery. My latest new start is Margaret Gibson 1839 (copyright 1996 The Scarlet Letter). This is a photo of the finished sampler reproduction. I have never finished a sampler … Continue reading

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Emma Elliot – Completed 12 July 2017

I finished stitching Emma on Monday but I had dozens of away waste knots that needed to be secured.  Here she is — I changed a few things … some were intentional some were by accident.  I am really glad … Continue reading

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Emma Elliot Sampler

A couple of weeks ago I brought out the Emma Elliot Sampler that I started last year. I only planned to spend a week with her but it is sort of like popcorn…. I can’t seem to put it down. … Continue reading

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Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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More Stitching….

This morning I put away my Emma sampler.  It’s about one-third complete.  I have made numerous changes… some by accident some not. This piece will be on my 2017 stitching list. This is the second car seat blanket that I … Continue reading

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Stitch, Stitch, Stitch

How much different can my projects be?? I forgot to post a progress picture last week — I spent a few days with my reproduction  project, Emma Elliot.  I want to give it more attention since it is stitching up … Continue reading

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Sampler, Santa & Afghan

Time for an update on projects that I have worked on in May! Most of my stitching time has been spent on the HAED Challenge piece — Mini Be Good for Goodness Sake.  I am stitching on 18 count tan … Continue reading

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Snowflower Lace Sampler by Just Nan

I am thrilled to have another finish for 2012 (although it was not a project on my goal list).  This beautiful piece called Snowflower Lace was a class project by Just Nan from 1996.  The ground fabric is 28 count … Continue reading

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Pineapple Bellpull – An Olympic Finish

Last night I finished stitching the Pineapple bellpull – while watching the Olympics, of course.  I am absolutely delighted with the finished piece — mistakes and all!! About this piece — My sampler is stitched on 40 count linen.   When … Continue reading

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Pineapple Bell Pull – Part 3

Pineapple Bell Pull from Fine Lines I’m so happy with the way the Pineapple Bell Pull is stitching up!  I should be done with Part 3 but I messed up the bargello pattern and didn’t notice until I was at … Continue reading

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