Sunday, May 29, 2011

Samplers, samplers, samplers

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I am having such a fascination with embroidery lately.  This is the second alphabet sampler I have in progress.  How many alphabet samplers does one person need, anyway?  Well, at least these two, and probably I won’t stop there, you know how I am. 

This one actually sprang into my imagination as a result of the other one—I bought this thread to use for the more traditional one I’ve been working on:

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The hand-painted orange color turned out to be a little loud for the more subdued palette I’ve been using here, so I was going to just stash it until another idea came along.  But another idea came along immediately!  

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Don’t you love it when that happens?