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American Quaker Sampler stitched by Krista

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016

A Happy Dance for Elizabeth Shephard

I'm not sure what dances were popular when Elizabeth stitched her sampler in 1820 but I would have doing one with her this weekend!

I started her in January 2015 as part of the DUCJC2015 on Day 14 then I stitched on her each IHSW weekend since then as the photo collage shows.  She is stitched on the 30 count linen and with the AVAS silks provided in the kit.



I also added a little personalisation to the design.  The kit was a gift from Nicola for all the help I gave her in setting up these Scarlet Letter Blogs so I added our pairs of initials rather than the charted ones.  I might add my signature and the date to the bottom too.  I always forget!

3 comments:

The Inspired Stitcher said...

Woo hoo! Way to go, Jo! Love it.

kathy b said...

Oh my goodness. That's a masterpiece. I love the intricacies in each diamond shape

Mary Banks said...

Hi , I am nearly finished her, really enjoying the stitching, but am looking forward to next sampler with more colours.