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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Pumpkin Farm

I finished this earlier in the week. It's Sarah Street by LHN. I used 32 ct. vintage butter cream linen with CC fibers. The picture does not do the fabric any justice. It's a very soft yellow. I just love the colors, alot of different pinks and the linen is one of my new fav's. Those little bunnies are so cute. You can click on any of the pictures to get a better view.
I finished this piece this morning. It's Pumpkin Farm by BBD. I think that this one is one of the best designs in the AotH series. I used 28ct exampler linen with the suggested fibers. I dedicated it to my husband who died in 2004. I picked this one for him because we were married in October. It was perfect. It will go in my pop in and out frame that I am using for the series.
Started this one this afternoon. It is May by PS. I am trying to do all of the series. They are fun fast pieces to do. I won't get alot more stitching in this week end. Went out to dinner with friends tonight for Mexican food and tomorrow we have been invited to friends for a turkey dinner. I love turkey and I also think that any meal that I don't cook is a great meal. With that said, I love cooking but it is nice to have someone else cook occasionally.
Cheryl is in Canada visiting her Mom, who has cancer and is in the hospital. She is doing better but still has a long road ahead of her. I know that they would appreciate your thoughts and prayers.
Thanks for all the comments! I love them. Until next time....Happy Stitching! Deborah

31 comments:

Melody said...

Beautiful stitching! I am currently working on the February PS piece. They are fun to do. Visit my blog when you get a chance...it's bookwoman stitches.

Thanks.

Sylvia said...

Wonderful pieces. Love the Pumkin Farm piece, esp. with the dedication.

Hazel said...

Wonderful finishes! Love your PS start. xx

Mouse said...

lovely work there especially the one you've dedicated to your husband ..... it is nice when someone else cooks isn't it :) hopefully going to get some stitching done today if I can get of here of course ..lol love mouse xxxx

Bekca said...

Wow, great finishes. I love the idea of dedicating your BBD finish to your husband, it's very touching. Hope you have a lovely meal out and happy stitching to you!

gracie said...

Two lovely finishes...and I nice start. Enjoy your dinner out....

Chris said...

Hi Deborah,
I agree about Pumpkin Farm. It is one of the best in the series. The chart is on my wish list. I will probably place an order after I see all the market releases.
Have fun with your friends and a great Sunday!

Jackie said...

Pumpkin Farm is my favorite of the series too in terms of design. The dedication to your husband makes it even more special.

I love home cooked meals but not as keen on cooking myself these days due to the rush after work is over to get things done. I much more enjoy it those times that I don't have to rush.

Margaret said...

I love both your LHN piece and your BBD piece. That's so perfect to dedicate to your husband. I will definitely send good thoughts and prayers for Cheryl and her mom.

Carol said...

Lovely finishes, Deborah, and I agree--Pumpkin Farm is my favorite of the series as well. What a sweet dedication to your dear husband...

Hope you enjoy your turkey dinner--sounds scrumptious :)

Myra said...

Fabulous finishes Deborah. I think Pumpkin Farm is my favorite of that series too. I love that you dedicated it to your husband.

Laurie in Iowa said...

Your LHN and BD pieces look wonderful. I love the PS piece you've chosen to stitch. Congrats on your finishes.

Tricia said...

How busy you've been! I love all three of the pieces!!

Ranae said...

Wonderful pieces, love the Pumpkin Farm
Fabulous start on the PS

Lynn said...

Absolutely beautiful finishes! I love how you've personalized Pumpkin Farm in memory of your DH. I'm also seeing a lot of stitchers using the buttercream linen which I think I'd like to try. It works so well with many of the samplers.
I will keep Cheryl and her mom in my prayers and pray that things continue to go well for her.

Pumpkin said...

Seriously woman, you put the rest of us to shame! LOL! You finishes are just beautiful and I loved how you personalized Pumpkin Farm. I'm still waiting for my pattern :o(

Love your new start.

Sorry to hear about Cheryl's mom :o( Please let her know I'm thinking about them.

Janice Boucher said...

Deb.. your Pumpkin Farm piece is just beautiful, especially the dedication to Paul. What a lovely thing to do.
Please pass along my thoughts and prayers to Cheryl for her Mom.

Beth said...

All of your pieces are beautiful. I like your idea of doing each of the AOH pieces separately and switching them in and out of a single frame. I did that with one Hinzeit series and I really liked the results.

Will be keeping Cheryl and her Mom in my thoughts and prayers.

Annie said...

Lovely finishes. They all look like such fun pieces to work on. I have a thing for those primitive style bunnies too. Can't resist a pattern that includes them!

BrendaS said...

Love your LHN finish. Your BBD is so pretty too. What a nice dedication to your husband. Nice start on the PS piece too! You are such a fast stitcher and so enabling:)))))

My thoughts and prayers will be with your friend and her Mom.

Have a good week

DonnaTN said...

As always your stitching is beautiful. Pumpkin Farm is a lovely tribute to your husband. Hope you had a great weekend with lots of good friends, food and fun!

Kate said...

Beautiful finishes!

Sally said...

Beautiful finishes. I love Sarah Street and have it in my stash. Can't wait to start it! Pumpkin Farm is a lovely tribute to your husband.

Nice PS start. I think I might have the get that one as I love sheep!

Melanie said...

Beautiful finishes!!!!

Mary said...

Two lovely finishes! Congrats!

Blu said...

Beautiful finishes! Pumpkin Farm looks amazing!

Brigitte said...

Both pieces are very special and I just love to look at them. There is so much to discover on them. And it's the same with your new project.

TeresaB said...

What lovely finishes and what a great tribute to your husband. I don't think I'd seen Sara Street, but I adore the colors. I'm going to have to track this one down and put in the stash.

Christine said...

Great finish on the LHN and your Pumpkin Farm is just gorgeous

Suzanne said...

Love both of your finishes, they are beautiful. Nice new start with the PS piece.

Siobhan said...

Beautiful finishes! What a nice way to honor your husband, too. I'm going to have to make a note about the Buttercream for the LHN design--it looks so nice together.

Cheryl and her mother are both in my prayers.