Monday, May 30, 2011

Framed and finished! A Princess Moment


A Princess Moment

designed by Feathers in the Nest

copyright 2011


I finally finished and framed this sampler and with much inspiration and color, I enjoyed making this a memory for a most beautiful wedding!

I stitched the sampler on 32 count Antique White linen
using a variety of DMC, Crescent Colors, Weeks Dye and Gentle Art threads.

The frame is from The Frame Shop----EBAY (love their shop and service)



I stitched and framed this piece and will have the pattern for sale when I get a printer set up.
I made several revisions on color and design from the same one listed for a freebie for a couple of days on this blog.

After I started stitching, I could see the changes that needed to be made.


I hope you had a great holiday today in memory of those who gave their life for our freedom.

I spent much of the weekend reading. Gracie, my Kindle, was loaded with books to read and I really got settled into one by Michael Baron last night and today.

I don't know yet what my stitchy fingers will pick up next but I'm thinking I need to finish a Blackbird Design piece soon.

Speaking of BBD, June 2nd is when I will draw a name for the winner of the BBD Americana sampler with threads included!  If you haven't put your name in the hat, then you can click on the side bar which will show the post directly to the giveaway.
Till later,
Jennifer

12 comments:

  1. Wow, that frame is perfect. Grats on the finish!! I love to read, but I'm old fashioned, lol. I like books with pages that turn, so I don't have a Kindle.

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  2. Gorgeous finish and framing. You did a great job with designing and stitching. It looks very lovely.

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  3. Thanks, girls!! Felt like birthing a baby till I got it done.....LOl

    I love real books too. I got this Kindle for my birthday last year and it's great for travel in my purse with alot of books on it without carrying around a lot of stuff. I really like too. I also wanted it for the audio portion so I could hear the books read if I wanted to stitch at the same time.


    Hope you had a great day!
    Jennifer

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  4. Jennifer, The sampler is just beautiful!!!! I really love it. I am still working on mine LOL but you have inspired me to get these needles flying and finish it!!!!!
    The gold frame is perfect for it...you should be really proud...you have designed and stitched a wonderful sampler, one that recalls a beautiful moment in history...Congratulations!

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  5. Your royal wedding sampler turned out just perfectly. Thanks for sharing it with us!

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  6. Beautiful finish and the framing is just perfect for it. My kindle is Rowena lol

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  7. ohh it looks wonderful in that gold frame :) frames it to perfection :).... I love old fashioned books .. love walking into a book store and smelling the scent of books .. am an avid reader of alsorts these days :) love mouse xxxx

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  8. Beautiful design and finish!

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  9. Fantastic finish Jennifer!! It has been fun watching you bring this piece to life! Hugs! Your were meant to be a designer!

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  10. Beautiful! I love that you commemorated their special day.

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  11. Your finish is beautiful, girl! I am so proud of you, and yes it is as though you have birthed this baby, and what a beautiful baby it is! I love the frame, it is just perfect. High five, Peaches, you did good, and I loved having a front row seat to what the artist at work :)

    Hugs
    Ma

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  12. Jennifer, your Princess sampler is gorgeous! What a great piece you have designed to commemorate the historical day. It was fun watching your progress and the finished piece in its regal gold frame is perfect. Since others are commenting, I have a Kindle too, but haven't yet named it. I laugh though at the name of yours as my kitty is Graycie!

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