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Friday, June 30, 2017


I signed up for a class this week.  It is for the Sassenach Sampler by Forget Me Nots in Stitches.  It's not for a couple of months but I am anxious to make this sampler as I think it is beautiful.  It is only about 3.5 inches by 6.5 inches.  Small and delicate.  It was taught at Celebration of Needlework this year.
So then I was thinking of all the Forget Me Nots in Stitches patterns I have. I probably have twenty!  I went looking for a sampler that I got a couple of years ago.  I had just barely started it.  I decided to work on it a bit.  The top rows are all done in Forest Green.  That's not my color so I've been substituting other colors in, sort of like I did with Mistress L.  I had to remind myself about how to do the Montenegrin stitch over three.  This is what it looks like so far.  

The piece of fabric is three feet long so this is going to be a long sampler that will take a long time to complete. 

 I also went looking for another class kit, Book of Beries.  I found it but wasn't up to trying to find out where I was in stitching it.  I saw Marilyn's completed one in April,

  It is beautiful.  I really want to get back to working on mine.  It has lots of pages.

This is the last day of June.  I'll be back on August 1 (it is a Tuesday) to tell you all about my month and show my progress (or not!).  Be happy and walk everyday.


  1. Enjoy your time " off" Amy!

  2. Enjoy your month off from inspiring us! We do appreciate all you've shared of your needlework journey!

  3. The Sampler is very pretty.
    have fun on your time off!
    We'll be waiting anxiously to see what you've worked on. :)

  4. Have fun! But please tell me which sampler is it that you have just started. The first bands are very interesting! Take care.

  5. Shall miss your daily blogging - have a lovely break and see you in August! The Sassanach sampler is lovely!

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