Sunday, October 23, 2011

A sampler for a cloudy Sunday

Well yesterday was certainly sunnier than today, but at least it isn't rainy and cold. I took pictures of this Sunday's sampler out on my screen porch. I'm pretty sure it is a Chessie & Me but I don't have a clue what the title is. I searched a lot of sites and all I found were more charts I'd like to have.



This is one sampler that feeds my log cabin home fantasy. I'd love to have a little cabin somewhere in the woods - at least until I need to run to the fabric shop or got out to dinner - LOL!



I love how the satin stitches make it look like logs and that half square triangle row looks like a border from a quilt. I'm not sure about the sentiment " in virtues ways I spend my days" - ummm... does virtue include shopping? I've been doing a lot of that lately - LOL!

Have a great week!
Happy stitching-
carol fun

8 comments:

  1. your sampler is just wonderful!

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  2. Beautiful sampler! Chessie and Me are one of my favs but I don't know the name of this one.

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  3. Beautiful. I was just wondering what fabric you use? Do you ever use linen?

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  4. It is a Chessie n Me "In Virtues Ways" is the name. I adore the log cabin and the little tiger cat - you know I'm partial to them!

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  5. Oh I love this one Carol. I too have dreams of living in a log cabin in the woods. I had to LOL at your comment about finding more you'd like to have while trying to find the name of this one. :o)

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  6. I love that idea; looking around to find the identity of a stitchy thing, but all you find are more things to buy! :D

    Love the border on this one!

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  7. So very pretty. A cabin in the woods does sounds like somewhere I'd like to be.

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  8. So cute! Reminds me of the cabins we stay at in TN! I've used satin stitches on houses before and love the effect!

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