Hi, all! It's a chilly but sunny day in Virginia. No snow yet this winter, thank goodness.
I've done household chores and lots of stitching over the last few days. Here's some (but not all!) of it. This is Christinia Cathcart c. 1831, reproduced by The Samplar Workes. I've been working on it quite a while--probably one of the longest of my large samplers. My goal is to complete it this year--time to get it off the Q-snaps. I really enjoy it, and it's only the new girls, who seem to be more elaborate, that knock it to the back of the line. Christinia is charted for 35 linen using AVAS or DMC. I'm stitching her on 34 count Legacy Linen (I think) using AVAS.
Here's what she'll look like when finished. For me, the fun will be the house, the hills and the deer, so I am saving that part for last. I don't mind the letters and border, which compared to others I'm working on, go quickly.
And I'm still stitching away on Sarah Hatton McPhail. I'm working on the over-one letters of the "wrought by" line which goes from the left border to the right. I've also filled in some ground and have done back- and stem-stitching on the water and tree.
This is my late-evening sampler, Lois Minshall. No over-one, nothing fancy--just counting and stitching.
Headed out on some errands. The bunnies remind me to pick up more salad at the store.
See you soon!