Sunday, February 1, 2009

Happy Dance~~

I've just finished stitching Willow Hill Samplings "Heart and Hand"~~ So happy!!!! And how appropriate to show this to you all in the month of Valentine~ This is actually a wedding gift for a dear friend, and now I'll have to go find a perfect frame for it!! That means a trip to the craft store~ Happy~

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Pattern: Willow Hill Samplings "Heart and Hand"
Thread: Recommended cotton floss
Fabric: 28ct DMC linen
Size: 8.25" x 5.25"
Beginning Date: 10-09-2008
Completion Date: 01-30-2009

I enjoyed stitching this very much!!! Loved the colors and design, especially the border!! I've also learned how to stitch a Lazy Daisy, which I think turned out really cute!!

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This is my first time using hand dyed threads, and I have to say they do add a little something to the whole picture. I'll definitely try them out again in the future~

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Now the question is, which new project should I start with? :-)

15 comments:

  1. This is such beautiful design and colors, very lovely, good luck to frame it:)

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  2. Beautiful stitching and design, Theresa!
    I love it, I'm looking forward to seeing the framed piece!

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  3. I don't think I've ever seen this pattern before...it's absolutely lovely!!!

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  4. Woo Hoo! ***happy dance*** What a spectacular finish! Lazy Daisies always give me trouble...but yours are so perfect! Lovely stitching, Theresa!

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  5. Oh, it's very nice work, Theresa! Looks wonderful, I'll be waiting for photos of framed piece!

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  6. ~~HAPPY DANCE AND CONGRATS!!~~ Theresa, it's BEAUTIFUL!!! Such a wonderful wedding gift:)

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  7. What a lovely sampler!! Looks beautiful :)

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  8. denisebrown111@yahoo.comFebruary 1, 2009 at 12:44 PM

    I love the sampler and I'm glad you enjoyed stitching with the hand dyed threads.
    What I really want to know is, are you and your
    family settled in at your new home? How do you
    like San Diego ? AND, have you found a good
    needlework shop nearby?
    Best to you,
    Denise

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  9. What a wonderful piece! It's beautiful and i'm sure your friend will love it! Can't wait to see it all framed.

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  10. It is absolutely, overwhelmingly gorgeous! Congratulations!

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  11. Very nice, your friend will love it. The colors are very pretty and your stitching is absolutely beautiful.

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  12. Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Lots of Love Patti xxxx

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  13. The Wedding Sampler is gorgeous: great colors and your stitcing is so pretty.

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  14. Gorgeous sampler Theresa! I see your framed version on the Gallery Samplers, you found the perfect frame for it!! Beautiful ;)

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  15. Beautiful design and stitching

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Happy stitching~~

Theresa

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