Just a couple snaps
to show you the stitched finish of my
~ Oldwick Burying Ground ~
A sampler reminiscent of the ancient graveyards
I would visit as a child growing up in Connecticut ~
The old oak trees and crows were my companions
...and the rusty iron fences were my playground boundaries.
I can close my eyes and smell the leaves and crisp Autumn air....
Model Stitched by the Nimble Fingers of Felicia (Flea) Martin.
Model stitched onto 30ct. Old Farmhouse Linen
stitched one strand of floss over 2 threads of linen ~
|entire sampler shown above|
stitch count: 148w x 149h
finished size stitched on 30ct = 9.87" x 9.93"
|i tried to replicate an old gnarled oak with it's deep bark colors...|
|little bird high above holds the key to the rusty gate....|
|simple, muted colors lend a faded aged look ~|
floss colors used are DMC:
I will be framing this one.
Miss Flea is working on the 'Widow's Weeds' sampler
and I, well...
I am still working on the OWL O'ween design.
get on with it already, right?