Sunday, August 15, 2010

Recent Projects

A few things I have been working on:)
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I snatched up this sampler from Rebecca Ringquist when I saw it on a bunch of blogs.
I started it and got most of it done on our road trip to Colorado.  I just finished it on Friday evening when I had the house all to myself!  It was wonderful!!!:)
This is for a rosette swap I am in.  I used my hand died velvet ribbon that I got in San Diego at Paper Tales.  I love the ribbon and hated cutting it, but I think it looks great with it.
I put together the necklace from my French General Kit that I got for August.  It is very wine country:)
I am going to give this apron that I made in class to my mother in law today when we go to her lunch for August birthdays.  I hope she likes it!!!!

17 comments:

  1. I have been tempted to buy that sampler from RR, now, I must! I love the apron!

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  2. Oh, Shelley, everything is fab! LOVE that rosette and that apron is grand!! Years ago and I'm talking 40 some I used to do needlework. Your sampler is beautiful!!

    Have a wonderful day today!

    xxoo

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  3. Oh! Your rosette is so pretty! Who ever gets it is so lucky! Your sampler is so pretty - you have such patience!!

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  4. I bought the same sampler and haven't started it yet. Now you have me motivated:D

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  5. WOW GIRL! YOU HAVE BEEN SO CREATIVE!!

    The rosette won my heart. I know what you mean about not wanting to cut the ribbon, but look how pretty it turned out. I sometimes hate using my favorite trims and and vintage pieces, but that's what they're there for!

    VERY, VERY well done!

    A+

    Jill

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  6. wow Shelley, I just adore that sampler you made! so much wonderful detail, I stared at it for ages, finding lovely little things constantly.
    your rosette is divine :) xo

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  7. Your stitch work is amazing. I can't stitch a straight line to save my life!!! Apron-gorgeous. Necklace-vintage beauty! Rosette-love it of course....You're so talented. :o)

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  8. Oh my gaw Shelley, really. How do you do it all and have three kids. Sheez, I thought I was productive then I meet you and Jackie! I am a sloth it turns out. Your embroidery is on another level!

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  9. Shelly you are constantly outdoing your last project. You make me want to pick up some of my needle work...IF only I could seeee it LOL

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  10. And who wouldn't love every little thing you just showed us!!!! Adorable! I just signed up for Teresa McFaden's Embroidery EZine. Hope I do as wonderful a job on my things as you do. Practice makes perfect right? HUGS! Charlene

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  11. What great embroidery skills you have, my dear! And the rosette, necklace & apron are fabulous too!

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  12. Such a nice embroidey!! Do you frame it?
    Cute vintage looking apron :)

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  13. You are talented in SO many things!! If your MIL doesn't like that apron (How could she NOT?) Please tell her to pass it on to me! I love it!!

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  14. Shelley,
    How do you do it with kids and all? You make such beautiful things and so many different things well. Maybe if I keep going to Silver Bella, I will be as gifted as you, right? NOT!
    I will take great pleasure in watching your work!
    Hugs,
    Suz

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  15. Shelley you are a machine, like I have said in previous comments. Oh to be young like you again. I love all the new samplers you have made and I love the apron you made for Cindy. She will LOVE it!
    So sorry to hear about your other dog. You have had a rough summer!

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  16. hey sweets.
    eekk i love this sampler.
    you did a great job.
    hope all is well
    have a great weekend.
    see ya in september.
    xoox,
    jessi

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  17. Hey Shelly O-Oh-Oh! Oh my you have been a very busy girl! The sampler is great and you know I'm lovin' that necklace! I'm transitioning into the jewel tones and fall colors with my jewelry making too!
    Smiles-
    Melissa

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