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Saturday, March 21, 2009

~ Primitive Bless This Home ~

Hi There! This verse is one I stitched freehand probably 20 years ago and then set aside on *the pile*. You know, you have one too, that pile of unfinished finishes that beckons you to lavish love upon it:) When I discovered it again, I felt something was lacking, so I added a motif, finished and stuffed it. This old piece turned itself into a prim and simple make-do and just the sweetest little pillow which now rests on a chair in the foyer. DMC 221 on 14 ct. Zweigart aida, color natural (discontinued), very soft aida, measures 3 inches by 11 inches. As it turns out, the 14 ct. aida that I thought was less than worthy of finishing actually did my stitchy heart good, very glad to get this out of the pile and into our home:) My brother Jeff and I had great fun on the checkerboard project as we crudely cobbled and painted it from a very old plank lovingly salvaged from my in-law's beautiful 1847 home. We of course then proceeded to crack it quite nicely in half~LOL, old planks will do that, but Jeff's biscuit handiwork patched it perfectly. Kind thanks for stopping by, always nice to see you here!

Tootles, Sue


  1. Sue,
    I love that finish - great!!

    Tanya :)

  2. Nice, we need to do annother one just for kicks. J

  3. Hi Sue!
    thanks for dropping by.You have some nice projects
    I'll be back again to see you

  4. It looks great!
    Please come visit my blog...I have something for you there.

  5. What a perfect way to complete your neglected WIP! It's a lovely finish!!


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