Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Jumping Into A New Year!

Wow, the first month of 2016, has already whizzed by.  I really wish time would slow down a little bit.  However, every time I look up, a week, then two, then three have gone by before I know it. 

Our January Tudor Rose Sampler Guild Meeting was our opportunity to renew our annual M.A.G.I.C. (My Annual Good Intentions Contract) and dive back into our project baskets or deep into cupboards, find those projects that we put down and have not made it back to, and truly commit to completing them.  We had another successful year with many participants finishing some of their lists and others completing all of their lists.  
Good job everybody!

We also had a beautiful display of show and tell projects.  Check them out below:
Lynn M. - Stitching Necessaire
Homespun Elegance
Finishing by Betty H.
This antique sampler was originally stitched on
Penelope Cloth with Wool Threads
Mary McRobert has been reproduced and 
stitched by Debbie H.  The pattern
will be published and sold by 
Woody Creek Designs (Debbie H.'s
new designing company.  Be on the look
out for new frames too).
Cyndi S. - Home of the Free
Erica Michaels Designs
Stitched on silk gauze.
Cyndi S. - The Alamo Sampler
The Posy Collection
Cyndi found this little pattern at
The Alamo's gift shop in San Antonio.
Cyndi S. - Grande Olde Flag Sampler
Chessie & Me
Cyndi S. - Knitted Juan Scarf from
The Marisol Collection (Jane Ellison) and
knitted wrist warmers.  Yarn: Lhasu Wilderness by
Bijou Spin (yak and bamboo).
Sherry S. - The Shepherd's Cottage
Elizabeth's Designs
Sherry S. - The Lady Bug Cottage
Elizabeth's Cottage
Linda C. - Strawberry Sampler Sewing Case
Merry Cox class taught in Austin, Texas in 1992.
Linda C. - Diminutive Sewing Roll
Catherine Theron Designs class
taught for Austin Stitchery Guild in October 2000.
Linda C. - Winter Strawberries
Catherine Theron Designs
2015 Tudor Rose Sampler Guild SAL
Robert H. - Excursion No. 1 - Scotland
Amy Mitten Designs - Around the 
World in 80 Days
Robert H. - Margaret Mason
The Scarlett Letter
Anne T. - Hare Pyns
Patrick's Woods
Codi M. - Rose and Crown Sampler
Chessie & Me
Spring 2014 Tudor Rose Sampler Guild Workshop
Codi M. - Rhapsody in Red II, III and IV
Sampler Cove Designs
 The tape measure, two thread cards, scissor fob, needle threader, pin keep and biscornu were finished by Artistic Needle.  The thimble holder, floss keeper, chatelaine, huswife, and needlebook were finished by Betty H.

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on” 
~ Albert Einstein ~

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