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Friday, June 25, 2010

~ A SMALL FOR FALL ~

Hi There Dear Friends! My sweet and sincere heartfelt thanks for your kind comments on my recent Quaker framing.  What a wonderful week this has been, making new friends and discovering new blogs:)


I stitched this small a while ago and finished it up last night cause Mr. Singer was still languishing on the table.

 Heart in Hand ~ Little Pumpkin in the Patch
32 ct antique white linen
DMC floss as charted, one over two
Back finished with overdyed wool, jute hanger

If you've ever visited the Finger Lakes Region, you already know it's simply heaven on earth, and even more exquisite in the summer.  Small cities, rural countrysides, many working farms and good shopping too.  We're fortunate to have excellent fiber resources around the Finger Lakes, so yesterday I carved out some me time and drove to Canandaigua Lake, always a relaxing, close to home treat!  I visited with the always delightful Suzanne at The Liberty Cottage (same place I purchase silk for stitchin), picked up some wool roving and the most sumptuous overdyed wools one could ask for.  Then, I went right next door to visit with Lori at Expressions in Needlearts, picked up some GAST *Wood Trail*, a drab green, but I like it fine:)  My fingers are itchin to get into this yummy wool and do something a 'lil different!


Thx for poppin in and please have a lovely, long and relaxing summer weekend one and all!

Tootles, Sue

PS:  Gentle Reminder ~ always remember to spell check, as I've just discovered (yikes) that I thanked you all for poopin in ~ lol!


16 comments:

  1. Great colors on that wool!!! Makes me long for fall. :)

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  2. Love your little Heart in Hand finish.
    Thanks to you and many others I have finally started a blog! I would be honored if you would give it a look-see and give me any pointers you may have for this sort of thing.
    It's called "Kentucky Sampler".
    Thanks and have a GREAT weekend! We just spend the day out on the Lake with friends. Wonderful weather for it!

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  3. i Sue I'm just "poopin" in . LOL Oh if I had a nickle for every time I sent something I wish I hadn't I would be a rich woman!! LOL

    I love your newest finish.

    By the way I think I gained 5lbs just looking at that Blueberry Cheesecake a few posts below!!


    Hugs and have a wonderful weekend.
    -missy-

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  4. Your pumpkin pillow is gorgeous!
    Great stash haul, you are so lucky to have access to all that beautiful fabric, enjoy!

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  5. Beautiful pumpkin pillow -- and wonderful wool fabrics! Yum!

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  6. Oh what a darling finish Sue! I just LOVE Autumn designs and this one is really special!

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  7. Great finish and great stash too!

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  8. adorable finish! Love it & makes me long for autumn. But...I want to enjoy summer first!!!
    Great stash goodies!!!

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  9. ROFLOL at 'poopin in'. ;) What a fantastic finish, Sue!! Great job. I went to the Finger Lakes region about eight years ago and would love to go again--it is soooo beautiful. Love the new stash!

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  10. Another darling piece, Sue!

    My sister says living in the Finger Lakes region is like being on vacation all year long--lucky you :)

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  11. Congrats on your sweet pumpkin finish! Love those colors of wool you've got...can't wait to see what you do with it!

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  12. I always liked that pattern from Heart in Hand and your "Little Pumpkin in the Patch" pillow is just adorable! ...and you and Mr. Singer did a very good job on the finish! ;)
    Have a wonderful sunny weekend,
    Margit

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  13. If you'd left your mistake, we'd probably all be laughing and making some kind of potty remark back! LOL

    Your finish is great and love your new stash. Can't wait to see what you make out of those wools!

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  14. Adorable pumpkin pillow! And the wool...sigh! Can't wait to see what you make with it.

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  15. A lovely pumpkin pillow finish. Congrats!!

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  16. Hi Sue! Thanks for stopping by my blog! You do beautiful work! WOW!!!

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