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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Round Robin Stitchery Sampler

Here it is....


my finished sampler! 

It's been lost twice, found twice, traveled to a number of states, including Texas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Oregon. One stitcher moved to Oman shortly after signing up, so she sent an add-on stitchery (which I really must photograph and show you). 

It started with my own border defining the stitching area, plus I did the Queen Anne's lace on the right hand side. Someone else added the bow. 

You can see that I didn't take the time to press it before photographing it. I'm just enjoying looking at all the details - ribbon embroidery, beads, fine stitching, unique shapes and fabrics, lace and button. 

I love all the details and the way it looks so coherent with everyone's unique style. It's truly a sampler of friendship and love between friends - many of whom I've never met. 


11 comments:

  1. Lorrie, both this and the one before it are absolutely gorgeous! I dabble a little, but would pale in comparison to those who participated in your round robin.

    Gorgeous!

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  2. Lorrie,
    Your sampler is absolutely divine.

    Hugs,
    Penny

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  3. Lorrie I'm so pleased that your sampler has been found again, it is wonderful.
    I'm fascinated by how all the different elements created by "strangers" have added up to such a beautiful whole.
    Maggie

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  4. Oh how beautiful!

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  5. Now there's a lovely idea, a sampler of all the talents!

    You could have a sampler for peace, sending it round and round the globe.

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  6. It's gorgeous - and with a history! Congratulations.

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  7. It really does look amazing...especially considering its journey! Can't wait to see what you do with it.

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  8. Very pretty. I'd like to see what you do with it too -- a pillow? a frame? a quilt?

    and yes, you do sound like at English teacher.

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  9. Hee hee! Yes, it was on a journey! I did the house! Love it!

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  10. I thought I added a comment, but it seems to have disappeared.

    Your sampler is EXQUISITE..... wow.... amazing! What a journey it's taken!

    I look forward to seeing how you finish it. Hope you'll share.

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  11. Really beautiful! Good job.

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