Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Finished Letters to Anne Sampler--Persuasion






Letters to Anne--freebie included in an order with The Sampler Girl

inspired by the novel Persuasion, Jane Austen-- The initials stand for C. Wentworth and Anne Elliot

designer, The Sampler Girl

32 count Light Coffee HDF

fibers~~  Crescent colors in Blueberry,and DMC

I used a fat quarter remnant of "Blue Birds of Happiness" I found today at the quilt shop to compliment this in an 8 x 10 frame.


In this picture you can see a reflection of my sampler wall. I saw this picture, a very old one, in an antique store and just had to have it because it reminds me of me and hubbie.



Simpler times.

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Jennifer! I have fallen in love with this one thanks to your stitching! :D

    That old illustration is quite nice: Simpler Times, indeed. :)

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  2. I like how you add the fabric at the bottom of the stitched piece.
    I may use (copy?!!) that idea so I can use of some of my frame collection that nothing ever seems to fit! It also adds character to the piece.
    Take care...

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  3. Love the way you finished it with the fabric. Very pretty!

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  4. Jennifer,

    Another beautiful finish. What a great idea to use an 8x10 frame.

    Love the framed print, too.

    Stephanie

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  5. Gorgeous! I love the way you finished it. I wish I could've placed an order when she gave away that freebie!

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  6. Love this!!! I remember that part of the movie and it makes me weep!!! Your framing with the fabric is so great!

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  7. Looks great and I like that print too!!

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  8. Letters To Anne is just beautiful, Jennifer. I love the way you framed it, it's just perfect.

    Take Care & Happy Stitching ... Sandy

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  9. I love Jane Austin, and I think Persuasion is my favorite book of hers. It's the one that breaks my heart the most, the one with the loneliest heroine. I just love Anne and her patience. Good stuff. And lovely finish, too! :)

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  10. Beautiful finish and picture!

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  11. Oh this is so very pretty. I just love the ay you framed it. perfect.

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