Monday, November 15, 2010

Some Weekend Dancing

GR&DF I do thank you all for the kind comments on Fridays post. It was such a nice day at the Beach that the snaps were easy to get.

It was a great weekend for many dancing moments - as I started to channel Martha Graham - slipping into my tightest leotard outfit (with the help of liberal applications of Crisco!!) and I started into gyrations that frighten fish!!..... here are some snaperoos of the reasons for the dance and not of me in the outfit or of my gyrations!!
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.......Bada.......
....Bing!

.......Bada.....

....Boom!!

"The Garden Path" - by Sheepish Designs
36ct PTP Days Gone By (?), using my silk conversion
July 6, 2010 - November 11, 2010

I was so happy to have this piece finish - as I had held off finishing it to have a stitching piece to carry on my trip south. With that off my plate - I could do more dancing as I had another piece lined up to start.....

Another sampler, but which one?????
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... and... for more dancing I got to pick up some pieces I had framed....

These three smaller pieces I have had for a long time and thought they might add to the sampler wall... two by La-D-Da and my Fall Squirrel - they look super de duper!! Ignore the fact that the wall needs a coat of paint - I just hate thinking about that as we rent this sucker, but we just might have to break down and slap some paint on the walls at some point!!

This is a better snap of the wall o'sampler.

I think that will wrap it up for today - I will get to some commenting on comments tomorrow.


I wanted to leave you with a reminder from the Christmas Chihuahua that there are only 40 more days until Christmas..... You can tell from the Lolly-nator's face that she was just loving this damn hat!!!

Do stop back again soon!!!

Tale care,
edgar

35 comments:

  1. Great finish! Thanks for sharing your sampler wall. It looks great, too.

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  2. Edgar, what a beautiful finish and you have every right to be thrilled! I can't wait to see what your new start is! And I just love love love your wall of samplers!

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  3. Love the finish sampler,,,and your sampler wall also...but the Lollyanator just made my day,,as we have a chihuaua also and I might have to get little ole Gizmo a hat..have a fantastic week,,,

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  4. I did wonder where this post would going and if I would need a coffee or gin before reading the whole thing through.
    Thankfully I managed without and realised there would be no need for dose of spirits to deal with your channeling of Martha (a spirit of another kind) and wow: what a fantastic sampler. Looking great, I just with my fingers were as quick as yours!

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  5. Gorgeous sampler! And the doggie photo just made my morning. Too cute!

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  6. What a beautiful sampler finish! I do wish these Sheephish designs weren't OOP. Sigh. I just loooove your sampler wall!! Just gorgeous! And Lolly -- so cute in that hat! She cooperated much more than my Mia would! lol!

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  7. Congrats on a beautiful finish and a fantastic sampler wall!!

    Love the pic of the Christmas Chihuahua!!

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  8. Congrats on your finish! It looks wonderful! Great framing too...

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  9. What a lovely sampler. I have one to do with a similar border and that one takes lots of time! The wall also looks great!!!Have a super week!

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  10. Oh my!!! Your wall! Your wall!!! It looks superb. Great finish too. x

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  11. Absolutely love your finish!! I have admired it every step of the way but WOW! The finish is fabulous.

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  12. Stunning colours, love it!!. Do not know this SD sampler so glad I found it here.
    Your little Chihuahua looks cute! but isn't it a little bitty early for Christmas LOL.

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  13. lovely post,love your new HD,and WOW your sampler wall is stunning,looking forward to seeing your new start
    Love the chihuaua piocie so cute
    Tina

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  14. The Garden Path finish is wonderful - I had thought you had stitched one little sheep in black but upon closer inspection I think it's the sheep dog! Your sampler wall is amazing and what can I say about the look on Lolly's face - I can almost hear her saying - come on - take the picture and then get this darn thing off my head!

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  15. Oh my goodness, congratulations on a beautiful, beautiful finish! And on that sampler wall which, I will admit, makes me a little jealous :o)

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  16. Woohoo! The MG Sampler is gorgeous and the wall o samplers looks perfect.
    Congrats!!!

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  17. Your finish is just beautiful! Congratulations to you.

    I love your Sampler Wall. Very impressive:))))

    Thanks for sharing

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  18. I don't know what to comment on first, lol. Your new finish is amazing, your wall o'sampler is fantastic, and your dog is cuter than cute! Thanks for always making us smile!

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  19. Love to see how you have framed and hung you samplers. I really enjoy seeing them all together like that. I have way to many pieces stuck away.

    Wow the silks look wonderful, and look at that band edge almost glows.

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  20. Your new sampler finish is just gorgeous. And I love, love, love your sampler wall. But best of all is that photo of Miss Lolly!! It is just adorable. That expression on her face is a scream!

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  21. GOOD HEAVENS, Edgar! That is a gorgeous finish! *happy dance* Congratulations.

    Your photo of Lolly has me giggling. She looks rather surprised to have her picture taken. Don't you just love candid shots?

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  22. Gorgeous finish Edgar! You really know how to choose your flosses. Lolly looks quite festive in that hat. LOL

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  23. That is one stunning finish, Edgar! And your wall of samplers is equally stunning--thanks for sharing :)

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  24. 1. Love the new finish :)

    2. Sampler wall is fantastic!

    3. What is that look on Lolly's face LOL

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  25. OK Christmas Chihuahua is definitely a classic!! I love it!!

    Congrat on your sampler finish, the visual of your happiness is a bit unnerving!!!

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  26. Garden Path looks wonderful! And now I'm embarrassed at how long I've been working on the BOAF sampler you just started and already are ahead of me!

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  27. Holy Shmoley! There is a whole lot of beautiful in these pictures! Your stitching is so lovely and your wall of stitching is better than any gallery!
    As always, I love your lil Lolly! :)
    (BTW, we always go to the Halifax Festival, it's always amazing, but this year it was the same week-end as our son's tennis tournament...bummer! See you next year?) :)

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  28. Another fabulous finish! Your sampler wall looks great. Lolly's face says there had better be lots of treats in her future!

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  29. What a beautiful piece _ congratulations!

    Mary in MN

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  30. Fantastic finish Edgar, Garden Path is just beautiful! Great framing too. Looking forward to seeing more of your new start.

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  31. Beautiful finish! And I love your sampler wall. I want one too!

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  32. What a nice piece. All of the finishes are so nice. The dog is so cute in the hat.

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  33. Your sampler is gorgeous!! Oh heaven's to mercy Edgar it is lovely!
    And the Miss Lolly in her hat...I need to run to the restroom now after cackling like a witch on Halloween after your comments about her and the hat :)

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  34. Your stitching is exquisite!

    Enjoyed viewing your sampler wall. Am working toward a similar wall of samplers I have collected and/or embroidered. Thanks for sharing.

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  35. Gorgeous finish!! And I love your sampler wall!

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