Thursday, September 08, 2005

My 1st sewing small + EGA (Part II of 15)

Image hosted by Photobucket.comThis was my FIRST Prairie Schooler project. I visited a needlework shop & was given a complimentary pattern. Went home & didn't stop until it was DONE. (Summer of 1998)

Image hosted by Photobucket.comThis is a Mystery Sampler by Jana P. Kerr.

Permission is granted for EGA, ANG, & other stitching groups to publish the Mystery Sampler in their newsletters or make copies for their members. Thank you Jana P. Kerr : ) There are 15 parts. So far, TWO parts have been published in NeedleArts Magazine (The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.). The various parts will showcase different types of needlework -- part I marking stitches / cross stitches + part II double running stitch. I am using Anchor floss on linen banding. I enjoy working on this & look forward to viewing other EGA, ANG, & other stitching groups take on this project.

I received my quarterly magazine & read the whole thing (cover to cover). The current EGA President, Arminda Taylor is ending her term. In her message to members, she quoted Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice: "We don't accomplish anything in this world alone ... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something." Another quote from Flavia: "Lives are tapestries woven from our experiences by the weavers of time in a pattern we cannot see."

Stitch well today.


missy said...

Wonderful little stitchings. I love the SDO'C Quote. Oh so true!!!I must look into the EGA. Sounds like something I would love!!

Barbara said...

Beware - Prairie Schooler can become habit forming! LOL. Your small came out great - love those corner tassels!

BeckySC said...

Love em, gf!!!
Thank you for sharing :)

hugs :)

Cathy said...

I just couldn't wait, I had to look! Now I can't wait. Yes, it's just me, impatiently waiting for my NeedleArts magazine to arrive!

Chelle said...

Love those little tassles on your birdhouse pillow. CUTE!! The mystery sampler is awesome.

Kathie said...

I just love your EGA mystery piece. I, too, am a member of our local EGA (Ohio) and we are stitching this piece, also. However, I haven't been able to get to Part 2 yet! Your piece is beautiful! I love the colors!

Kathie (who really needs to get a Blog!)


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