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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Feast of Friendship.

I just don't know where the time goes. It's been busy here. I have the Christmas shopping done, not wrapped but bought. The yard is finally cleaned up for the fall. Cleaned some closets. I really hate to do them. The thing is that I finished is the Feast of Friendship by BBD and had it framed. Yeah!
I am in love with this finish. The only thing that I might have changed is the color of the house. They used 3 different colors for it. I probably would have used just one. The frame is gorgeous. I think it is perfect for the piece. The pictures really don't do the piece justice. It's dark here and I had to take the pictures inside. Nine of us from my Wednesday stitching group went on a road trip last Saturday. We went to Bush Mountain Stitchery in N. Brookfield, MA. It's about a 2hr ride each way. We had a wonderful time. I didn't need anything but managed to pick up some designs I have wanted to do.
I love Carriage House designs and was glad to see that she back and designing again. After our lunch in Sturbrige, MA we did some shopping. Went to a quilt store and a primitive style gift store called The Handmaiden's Mercantile. What a great store. Everyone bought something there.
I love Pilgrims and Indians and have a rather large collection. I got a pair of both and a great wool mat. I not sure why I didn't get the Indians in the picture.
I just love the Pilgrim riding the turkey. These were a few of my favorites. I want to wish everyone in the U.S. a Blessed Thanksgiving. I hope your holiday is filled with family and wonderful food. Until next time .... Happy Stitching! Deborah

43 comments:

Nicola said...

Perfect choice of frame. Love the pilgrims and indians, I would not have been able to resist them.

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving filled with love, laughter, family, friends, and good food

Myra said...

Oh that frame is just perfect! I love your pilgrims and indian, so cute!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Barb said...

That frame is just perfect for the design!! I think I'll have to add that one to my to do list. It is so pretty. I'll remember your advice on the house. Your collection is really great.

Carol said...

Such a gorgeous frame, Deborah--the entire piece is so lovely! It was fun to see all of your wonderful Thanksgiving decorations...enjoy your holiday :)

Laurie in Iowa said...

Love the frame. Happy Thanksgiving.

carol fun said...

Love that BBD Feast of Friendship and that frame is perfect! I used that same frame on a Bent Creek piece and I'd love to use it again. The Pilgrim riding the turkey is a hoot! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Jackie said...

I love the frame you selected! I also rather like the 3 colors in the house too. It works.

I've never thought of collecting pilgrims but once I saw your pictures it was really clear to me why you do - they are just precious!

Margaret said...

Wow, what a great frame for such a beautiful piece! Love seeing all your pilgrims, and what you picked up shopping too! Have a great Thanksgiving!

Peggy Lee said...

Beautiful finish and that frame is perfect!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Faye said...

Wow Deborah~~ Your Thanksgiving decorations are just too perfect! I love all the special touches...

Nothing like a road trip to an actual LNS to TOUCH the goodies before you buy...love that! I have to say, you are one speedy stitcher! Turbo needles~~~

I have Fred stitched just waiting for me to find the time to stitch his girlfriend, Fredricka...maybe 2013!

Thanksgiving blessings my friend, Faye

Sharon said...

Your FOF is just fabulous! Congrats! Love the framing as well. I am stitching this one and the house is a little of a bear!

Loraine said...

What a fabulous finish. I love the frame you chose too!
Your house is darling with all of your pilgrims. You are so inspiring.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

fabulous frame beautiful stitch : )

Lesleyanne said...

Your framed piece is gorgeous. Love the thanksgiving ornaments.

Michelle said...

Oh your thanksgiving decorations are stunning - I hope you have a wonderful time. I love this Frederick and Frederica charts - stunning xx

cucki said...

wow very sweet finish and that frame is so beautiful too..
happy thanksgiving xx

butterfly said...

Wow Deborah love your stitching and the frame is just fab.
Love all your Pilgrim ornaments.
Happy Thanks giving sweetie, hugs.

Mary said...

Beautiful stitching and the framing is perfect for it! I loved seeing all your fun Thanksgiving figures too.

Chris said...

Feast of Friendship is just wonderful! Perfect frame!
I love all of your Thanksgiving decorations!
I hope that you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Vonna Pfeiffer said...

FoF...stunning! Love the frame! And your Thankgiving Displays...totally wonderful! Happy Thanksgiving!

escargopotte said...

lovely !
wonderful blog

Julie M said...

Your Feast is beautiful and that is an excellent frame choice for it! I agree with you, one color for the house would have been just fine and if I ever get to that piece that is what I plan to do with it.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Vickie said...

Wow! Gorgeous frame!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Your piece is so beautiful, Deborah. And, the frame is perfect!!! Thanks for the tip for using just one color on the house. Frederika and Frederick are at my house too, waiting to be stitched. Can't wait to see yours. Darling finds from your gift store.
Linda

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Your frame selection is perfect!
Happy Thanksgiving!

BrendaS said...

Deborah -- Your Feast of Friendship is just beautiful. You picked out the perfect frame:))

I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Julie said...

Your framed piece is beautiful.
Have a wonderful Thanksging tomorrow.

una sognatrice newyorkese said...

Beautiful piece!! I had done some fall cleaning too .... I rather do some stitching !!!
Ezia.

Teresa said...

Wonderful finish. Love all the pilgrims.
Wish I knew about your day trip I would have come right over. OK in my dreams.
Happy Thanksgiving.
Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

Gabi said...

Beautiful finish and framing. Love it.
Your pilgrims are just gorgeous.

Theresa said...

Love your decorations around the house!!!!!!! Happy Thanksgiving~

Siobhán said...

I love your framed finish! The frame is perfect for it--great choice in moulding! I love your holiday decorations, too! Some of them look like Byer's Choice carolers--I have a soft spot for them.

Catherine said...

Wow, wow and wow! I love your BBD finish ~ that frame is one of my favorites and it is perfect for that piece!
Love your decorations ~ the pilgrim on the turkey made me chuckle!

Maggee said...

That frame IS perfect! Really love the way it looks! Quite a collection of pilgrims and indians there... the one on the turkey is a hoot! Hugs!

Lynn B said...

Your Feast Of Friendship is absolutely gorgeous, very beautiful!

The Inspired Stitcher said...

Love your BBD finish! It's just so perfect for the season. I also enjoyed seeing your holiday decorations. Makes me want to start a little collection like that! The turkey is my favorite.

Gray Bonnet said...

Beautiful finish! The frame is just gorgeous! I didn't realize the house was multicolored--you must have to look close!

Karoline said...

Gorgeous finish, the frame is perfect

You got some lovely things on your shopping trip

Dani - tkdchick said...

What a beautiful frame!

Anne said...

Wow! Perfect frame for such a gorgeous finish! That wood really brings out the reds and browns in the design. Cute pilgrims! I adore them!!

Littlebit said...

Oh my, your pilgrims and indian collections are gorgeous! And your Feast of Friendship is stunning. Love the framing.

Lynn said...

Your BBD finish is awesome Deborah!! The frame is gorgeous and complements the design so well.
Love your pilgrim collections too! I'm with you, the one riding the turkey is my favourite.

Carin said...

I love how you turned out your BBD piece and that frame is beautiful !!