Sunday, April 3, 2011

A Sunday sampler note

Where does the weekend go? I did get a bit of knitting in and finished the first aqua lace sock and started it's mate - no second sock syndrome with this pretty yarn. And I stitched up the back for the quilt top I'm taking to the guild meeting tomorrow night. (I'll show pics of the top tomorrow.) And I went fabric shopping on Saturday and that was lots of fun, so I see now where the weekend went.

My sampler pick for today is a springy one. I didn't think I had any samplers with bunnies but my memory isn't what it use to be and I found several. I think this one is a Sheepish Design. And you can tell by the date it was a loooong time ago.



I like the strawberry vines and the wildlife in this piece.



Pretty little birds at the top and a cheeky bunny and the squirrel at the bottom out for a romp. (Oh I am poetic today - LOL!) Nice soft colors and a pretty little sampler to celebrate a pretty day in the neighborhood.

Well I'm off to get ready to go to dinner and then I'm going to Music Hall for a concert with my niece. Its going to be a busy busy week. Guild meeting is tomorrow night and the International Quilt Association show opens this week in my hometown, Cincinnati, Ohio. I'm going to preview party on Thursday evening and plan to be there when it the doors open on Friday for a day of shopping. I'm really excited to see how the show looks here. I visited Chicago a couple of years ago for the show but I have to say that Chicago traffic intimidates me. We don't have traffic like that in Cincinnati and since I've lived here most of my life I know my way around a lot better. Are you going to the show? I'll be looking forward to hearing what your impressions are of the show and the city.

Happy stitching-
carol fun

6 comments:

  1. What a sweet sampler! Perfect for spring.

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  2. Oh--I could really sink my teeth--I mean my needle into this sampler--just love it--you did a really beautiful job on it too!!!
    Hugs, di and miss gracie

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  3. sweet sampler. I love the strawberries.
    Have a great week, it looks like there is a lot of potential for fun!!!!

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  4. I love your spring sampler - such pretty colors and the bunny and squirrel are too cute. Have fun at the quilt show! I know you will see lots of pretty things there.

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  5. It's a wonderful sampler - bunnies are one of my
    favorite motifs and appropriate this time of year. It's called "Meg's Bunny" and is in my "Someday To Do" list!

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  6. Your sampler is beautiful Carol! I love the satin stithing.

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