Saturday, October 6, 2012

Proverbs Sampler

In keeping with my squirrelly posts this week, here is a sampler my mom stitched way back in the early 1970s.  Can you see that era's influence with the mushrooms and colors?  It's fairly large, about 16 x 20 inches.  Originally in a narrow gold frame that was pretty nice, the joints were separating when it came into my hands in the 1990s.  I had it reframed-- when that service was still affordable.


So I know a viewer should be focusing on the verse-- and I sometimes do-- but I have to admit, my favorite part is the squirrel.


Again this Saturday, I am linking to Mockingbird Hill Cottage's "A Favorite Thing." Pretty fun to explore new blogs!

Pop over enjoy!

10 comments:

  1. This is so lovely! And, yes, that squirrel would probably my favorite, as well!

    Thanks so much for joining in this week!

    xo
    Claudia

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  2. Love your header and blog great content good energy have a good weekend.

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  3. I so enjoy doing needlework, and seeing pieces from various places. I especially love samplers.

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  4. That was the first scripture I ever memorized, way back when the dinosaurs roamed (: And I love squirrels too ~ in fact they may show up in a future Favorite Thing post of my own!

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  5. This is a lovely piece. I love the birds on top. Have a nice weekend. Regula

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  6. What a sweet sampler and I too love that squirrel!
    hugs, Linda

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    1. What a beautiful sampler and one of my favorite verses! The squirrel does add a cute touch! Have a great week!

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