May 12, 2009

a big finish and some framing

Here's my "big" finish referred to in the last post.... it's my Blackberrie Sampler by Shepherd's Bush...



hard to get a good photo of the whole thing as it's a little long, so I took several close up shots...







the verse says:
" The blackberie tree is aftr his sort bushy
bearing that fruit that eftsones refresheth
the shepherde"



and if you're like me, and did not, or do not, know what the heck "eftsones" means, well then click here and learn! And you can even hear how it's pronounced :-)




wonder if that word could be worked into a conversion sometime soon :-)



Anyway, on to the framing part of this post. Today I went to the LNS and picked up two things I'd taken in last month.

This is The Song They Sang, by Carriage House Samplings...



it was stitched a while back and I finally got the frame for it last fall...



I have a thing for bird samplers and verses like this one, so I plan on hanging this where I can see it every day!




and here's my Plain & Fancy, also by Carriage House Samplings...



finally mounted into the really super cheap frame I'd found at Tuesday Morning a while back...



which was originally purchased for something else



but ended up being perfect for this sampler. At least I think so ;-)



That's about it for now! Working on another CHS, Westwinds....was finally able to turn the channel from the SB station. For at least one project that is, lol!

Thank you for visiting my blog! And for the sweet and kind comments you take the time to leave for me...I really appreciate them.

Have a great week!

29 comments:

Sheila said...

Your SB looks fabulous as do the two you have had framed. I love the frame for The Song They Sang - it is perfect.
Congratulations on all :)

Brigitte said...

Congratulations on this great SB finish.
Your framed pieces look wonderful too, you found great frames for them.

Nicole said...

Congrats on another great finish Andrea! You are on a roll! This is another SB design that I love! I've had it in my stash for years. One day I'll get around to stitching it! :) Love your framed pieces also - both frames are perfect!!

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

What a beautiful finish, Andrea! I love al those special stitches in SB pieces - they make the piece so special! Love your framed pieces, too. Both frames look fantastic but I have to ask you, who makes the frame for "Their Song"? I love it!!! Beautiful finishes!!!!

Barb said...

Congrats on your wonderful SB finish and the framing finishes. I too would like to know about the frame for Their Song. Everything is lovely!

Nancy said...

Everything is beautiful as always Andrea! It seems like you have accomplished so much lately. I love the frame you found at Tuesday Morning!

Barbeeque4 said...

What a beauty you SB is!!! All the framed pieces are also lovely!!

Jan said...

What a beautiful SB finish, love that verse!! Your two framed pieces are perfection! Congratulations!!

Alice said...

Love all the fancy stitching Andrea! Your framed projects are just gorgeous. ; )
Alice

Tanya said...

Oh my I love your two CHS finishes.
I going to order Plain & Fancy right now. SB is fabulous.

CindyMae said...

Congrats on the new finish, it looks amazing!!! Beautiful stitching!! Love all the framing! Every single piece looks amazing framed!!

Cindy F. said...

Congrats on your beautiful SB finish! That's one I'd be proud to hang for sure!!
and your framed pieces are absolutely gorgeous girl!! I need to start paying attention to frames @ Tuesday Mornings!! Thanks:)

Karen said...

Your finishes are beautiful. The frames are perfect for both!

Linen Stitcher said...

All of your finishes are lovely, but I'm especially drawn to the CHS "The Song They Sang." I totally forgot about that pattern, but your finish is simply **lovely**!! Nicely done!

Leslie said...

I love Shepard's Bush and you have done beautiful work on this one.

Siobhan said...

Woo! Fabulous finish & frames, Andrea! I love your SB finish--all those lines of specialty stitches--YGG! Your CHSs are beautiful, too. Love both of the frames, but my fave is the one for The Song They Sang. Both are fab. YGG!

wakana said...

aaaaah, so pretty!

Teri said...

All of the finishes look great, but I especially love the "Song They Sang" and the frame you found for that one. The colors and design are perfect for one another!

Deb said...

very nice work....thank you for stopping by to visit...

Deanne J said...

Congulations on your finish andthe framing looks great.

Chrissie said...

Andrea, I just love your CHS 'The Song they Sang' It has always been a favourite of mine. Blackberrie Sampler is so delicate and how lovely is that word - eftsones!! Very olde worlde.

Chrissie

Tammy said...

What great finishes! I can't pick a favorite-they are all just gorgeous.

Glenna said...

I love it all--especially the idea of finding a super cheap frame and having it be so perfect. Frames are scary expensive normally! And lovely stitching on all three projects!

I've kissed my cat, Chester, just as you requested.

Teejay said...

Another wonderful SB piece and your framed finishes are gorgeous, I really love the plain and fancy one.

I wanted to invite you to join our Shepherd's Bush gallery/stitch along. I hope you will consider it as I know this is one of your favorite designers.

Please e-mail me if you need any additional info.

Tracy J said...

I'm glad you will join the SB blog, I need your e-mail addy to send you the official invite.

Bev said...

i absolutly love this, so this is definately going in my wish list!! i love your stitching too, so i have awarded you a lovely blog award,over on my non stitchy blog!

Michelle said...

Your framed pieces are gorgeous - you must be totally thrilled!!! I love that you found that great frame at Tuesday morning - what a find!

Michelle said...

Oh, I forgot to mention how gorgeous your SB finish is too. So, now you get another comment eftsoon after the first. lol!!

Elisabetta said...

How wonderful work and perfect frame!!!!