Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Gourmet Garden

I have been working on this piece for a while, and although it didn’t seem much, it still took me more than 2 weeks to complete!!! I guess I’m just a very slow stitcher!! LOL

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Pattern: Little House Needleworks "Gourmet Garden"
Thread: DMC cotton floss
Fabric: 28ct DMC linen
Size: 8" x 5"
Beginning Date: 03-16-2009
Completion Date: 04-02-2009

This one is just for me!! I love all the herb listed on this piece, and I do have some of them planted on my patio~ They smell so good every time I brushed against them!! I do wish someday I would be able to have a gourmet herb garden around my house just like the one in this design~

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And here is the frame I picked out. It actually took me 2 tries until I’m satisfied with this one~ It’s very simple, but I think it fits very well!!

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On to my next project!!!! Happy stitching~

18 comments:

  1. Beautiful work, and great finishing!!

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  2. Just amazing! Oh, it seems that can feel the smell of garden from monitor :) Very very nice work! :)

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  3. Oh thats stunning - well done.
    Love Michelle x

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  4. IT is beautiful Theresa :o)
    I want to stitch this one for my parents :o)

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  5. Congratulations! A very nice design and I love the top part of it with the house. Two weeks really isn't a long time to complete. It takes as long as it takes. The frame you've chosen ties in with the brown wording too - great choice and beautifully stitched! Terrific photos also. :)

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  6. I absolutely love it congratulations on you wonderful finish. Love Patti xxx

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  7. Love the close up pics of your beautiful stitching! And it looks gorgeous in the simple frame you've chosen...congrats!!!

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  8. Yay! Happy Dance! It's a great finish and sometimes things look best in simple frames. Can't wait to see what you start on next!

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  9. Great Finishing Theresa, and a beautiful project!

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  10. Very neat stitches Theresa! Love the colours and the matching frame u used.

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  11. Oh no you aren't...I am the Queen of Slow Stitching!!! lol

    Gorgeous finish, Theresa! I think your frame is perfect and the stitching is beautiful!

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  12. Hi Theresa, that is just lovely and the frame suits it perfectly. Nice job.

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  13. Your sampler is beautiful, and I like your frame choice very much! Your stitches look so perfect.

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Happy stitching~~

Theresa

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