Thursday, January 9, 2014

Finally I Get To Share A Completion!

I think one of the worst things about the holidays is having completed projects but have to wait to share them with everyone until they are opened by the recipient.  Makes it seem like I'm doing nothing in the creative department.  It is time to reveal another gift I stitched.

This piece is called Remember Well A Constant Friend is Hard to Find - A Laura Ingalls Sampler by Nathalie (Nathaliepoppy/The Blue Attic).  Just click on the link to her Etsy shop to discover her lovely line of primitive designs.  I happened upon these designs purely by accident when browsing through Etsy and am so happy I discovered them.  As soon as I saw this particular design, I knew I had to stitch it for my BFF, Allison, who is a HUGE Laura Ingalls Wilder fan.  Let's be honest who in the midwest didn't grow up watching Little House on the Prairie and fall in love with "half pint".  It was a delightful and quick stitch.  I used the called for DMC colors and stitched it on a piece of 32 count overdyed fabric I had in my stash.

I decided to finish it into a block so it could be displayed on a shelf or a table.  My only regret is I didn't attached something to hang it by on the back in case she wants to hang it instead.  I will know better next time.

  I also did a quilt as you go table runner to compliment the quilted placemats I designed and made for her last year (you will find the tutorial for the placemats in the December 2012 posts). I used the same color palette but different fabrics.   To go with this I stitched a bread cloth. 

Now off to pull my supplies for the valentine primitive I just purchased from Nathalie.

Oh, before I go I will be posting a new recipe on my cooking blog for a new soup I made last night.  It is called Stuffed Pepper Soup and it was DELICIOUS!

9 comments:

  1. And I love, love, love it all!

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  2. Me gusta mucho como te ha quedado tu labor.
    Saludos.

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  3. wow, very beautiful work, i love it.
    Teresa

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  4. Hi Lorrie !!!!
    WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW !!!
    GORGEOUS work dear !!!
    I love your interpretation !!!!
    Your friend is lucky !!!
    I would love so much to receive stitcheries !!!lol !!!
    I live in France and I also grew up watching Little House on the Prairie on TV !
    I really enjoyed this series and as a grown up, I am happy to read the series ... in English !!!lol !!!
    CONGRATS Lorrie for this beautiful piece of art !!!!
    Love
    NAt

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  5. Hi again Lorrie !
    I wanted also to THANK YOU VERYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY MUCH to give credit to the designer and adding the link to my site !!!
    I am going to send you a sweet bonus right away ...
    THANKS !!!
    I will also release your pics on THE BLUE ATTIC (the blog dedicated to my own designs)
    LOVE Nat

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  6. Lorrie,
    I will add your blog to my favorites !!!!
    Love
    NAt

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  7. Hi Lorrie !!!
    welcome to my stitchers' gallery

    http://theblueattic.canalblog.com/albums/gallery_/photos/92931067-lorrie_1.html

    http://theblueattic.canalblog.com/albums/gallery_/photos/92931080-lorrie_2.html

    With love
    Nathalie

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  8. Very sweet stitch and finish, Lorrie! Lucky Allison!

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  9. What a sweet gift you created for your friend! Way to go, Lorrie!

    Robin in Virginia

    PS Thank you for sharing the link to Nathalie's etsy shop.

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