Final Sampler September Update

Are you tired of hearing about my sampler stitching? Ok, here’s the last one for a while, probably! First of all, I have finished H. Faulkner! Except she is no longer a reproduction sampler and she is no longer H. Faulkner. I ultimately decided to put my Grandma’s name and birth year on it. Do …

Sampler September: Pinks and Greens

Well, there’s about a week left for Sampler September. This week I did take a little break to sort some things out, namely the correct color white for my Quaker Garden: Jean at The Attic recommended a super bright white silk for me, White Optique from AVAS. I like it. I’m going with it. After …

Another Sampler September Check In

Here you can see I’ve made great strides with H Faulkner! She’ll definitely be a finish this month which will be very nice even if I’m not able to start my other sampler. I haven’t decided about the name yet. And here is Bathya. The pink flowers were easy after the green ones. I have …

Sampler September Check In!

If you’ve been looking at my Instagram, there is nothing new to see here, but I wanted to share my progress on Sampler September stitching for those who haven’t. Bathya and H Faulkner are coming along nicely. I haven’t started the Chessie and Me project yet. Here is H (Harriet? Helene? Hannah?) Faulkner: I just …

The People Choose…

Traditional Samplers! I didn’t always but I have really come to LOVE traditional samplers, both reproductions and adaptations/”in the style of.” I have finished a quite a few in the past couple years. You’ve seen them all already but it’s fun to gather them here for a group post. First is my favorite, the one …

Sampler September wraps up and I pull out my October Stitching

I have stitched on I Bathya from Hands Across the Sea about 24 days this month. Here is how much I got finished: Not too bad! I’m pleased with the result from that many days. She’s a very slow stitch due to having to learn stitches and techniques to get it as good as possible …