Monday, January 11, 2010

How 'Bout These Apples?

Hello my dear friends, buddies and stitching lovers!
Oops! I dropped off the face of earth again! I meant to come back sooner, but didn't want to come back empty handed. I had this fabulous idea that I'd have a quick finish for the first of the year to start of twenty-ten with a BANG! But as usual my stitching intentions was bigger and took longer than my rear end was plastered to my stitching chair. In reality I should have had this done by no later than January 4th, but alas here it is January 11th and I just slipped the final stitches in a couple of hours ago....

So without further ado, please let me introduce you to Mistress Margaret Pence....




Designer: The Goode Huswife ~ Anne Brown
Design: Margaret Pence
Fabric: 28 ct. Autumn Fields Belfast Linen
Fibers: DMC mostly my own color choices



So...
What do YOU think? Hmmm? I think it's pretty darn fantabulous, that's what I think! And it's my very first Adam and Eve for my future A & E wall! Gol' Darn'it I love this stitching finishes stuff. Wish I had more of 'em!

What...
is next up on my list? Well you're just gonna have to wait ;o)
But it does fit in with "Vonna's idea of fantastic stitching in twenty-ten!" Since I never *never* EVER stick to a single thing that I write down about stitching goals and such, I'm just keeping it to myself. That way I can tickle your fancy and keep you coming back for more. I mean why *should* you buy the cow if you get the milk free? Hmmm? See, our Mother's really DID know what they were talking about.

Oh yeah....and if anyone would like to trade charts with me for this out of print chart, I'd be happy to trade for a chart that is by the same designer, another design of A & E that I may not have by a different designer or something. Drop me a line if you are interested.

And until next time my pretties....
put your hands to work and give your hearts to God.
Love and Hugs,
Vonna

62 comments:

  1. Missed ya!
    Lovely stitching :)

    Tanya

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  2. Just lovely Vonna. Your stitching is an inspiration.

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  3. Email me about a trade or swap. I love Goode Huswife and am always looking for their designs. pjstitcher at mchsi dot com ....pj

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  4. Vonna, you are a hoot! Love you choice of charts!
    Amy of OK

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  5. oh, and your picture of yourself is very pretty!
    Amy of OK

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  6. Welcome back! Lovely stitches! Can't wait to see what you have in store for us next!

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  7. Great finish Vonna! :)

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  8. So cute!
    A great finish.

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  9. Beautiful finish, Vonna! I'd love to trade for that chart -- haven't been able to find it anywhere.

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  10. Great stitching! And I am thinking I am going to take a page from your book and NOT say what I am going to do next, as my mind changes with the wind these days!

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  11. Love this A & E piece!~~ Nice job! Faye

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  12. Great job on the A & E!

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  13. I'm glad to see you whenever you choose to turn up! I love the finish, let us know what you are working on next.

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  14. Vonna,

    What a beautiful design ~ love it! I can see why you are pretty happy right now!

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  15. Oh, do I love, love Miss Margaret! You did a wonderful job of stitching her. I have a City Stitcher A&E chart that's looking for a good home. Let me know if you'd like to trade.

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  16. Love it! This design may be OOP, but it's a new one for me.

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  17. Vonna,
    I have a great A & E chart from Examplars called "And They Sinned" if your interested.
    My e-mail is sylviashenk@yahoo.com

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  18. Another beauty, Vonna! An A & E wall-can't wait to see that some day :)

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  19. Let me know if you would like to trade. I forgot that part on my first comment

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  20. I wondered where your were. Glad you are back. Your finish is wonderful.

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  21. This is just a wonderful finish...I'd be mighty happy too.

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  22. Lovely finish. Congrats. Curious what your next start will be.

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  23. A wonderful first finish for 2010, congrats!

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  24. A fantastic start to the new stitching year! I love your sampler Vonna, and as always, you did a beautiful job of stitching. Look forward to seeing what you decide to stitch next!

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  25. Vonna, as usual, you have hit it out of the park--fabulous design (which I've never seen before!) It pretty much glows on the page. And that is a great picture of you!

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  26. Love your A&E Vonna. Great way to start off the new year. I LOVE Goode Huswife designs, but I must say I have never seen this one before. Looking forward to **What's Next**.

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  27. Oooh, Vonna, love this design. Please email me and maybe we can trade. I want to start a collection of A&E as well!

    You're off to a great 2010 start!

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  28. Very nice finish. And quick too.

    Looking for progress on PS ABC's. I love that way of doing all those pieces.

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  29. Vonna, wow! You rock! This is one of my coming-soon starts. I love it! Great job. I think it looks great on the Autumn Fields, too. I can't wait to see what you work on next! :)

    Love the new pic of you, you gorgeous thing, you! ;)

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  30. Very cool design. Love those primitive fig leaves!
    An A&E wall sounds interesting.

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  31. What a lovely variation on the Adam and Eve theme ...I look foward to seeing your A & E wall develop.

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  32. Beautiful! I have been thinking of starting and A&E wall but OMG do I really need all those extra stitching projects? lol. Maybe I will take the leap later this year!

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  33. Very nice Vonna. What other Adam and Eve patterns are you planning? For my Christmas present to myself I bought "And They Sinned," now there's an ambitious stitching project for you!

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  34. Love, love the finish, Vonna! Definitely worth the wait to see! Now I know what I'm going to have to stitch soon. This is the year I'm going to have one A&E going at all times!!! And I like this one because it's not a BAP. Great job!!!

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  35. Great finish for the first of the year. Have a great week.

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  36. So glad to see you back blogging.

    Lovely finish! It will be fun to see what your next stitch will be.

    BrendaS

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  37. I love it Vonna!!

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  38. That is so lovely Vonna, can't wait to see what else you have going this year :)..

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  39. Gorgeous Vonna! Can't wait to see what's next :)

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  40. I'll be watching for more finishes to come!

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  41. A wonderful finish Vonna.

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  42. What a wonderful finish Vonna! Good to see you posting again:)

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  43. What a great finish! I love it - why have I not seen this GH chart before? You did a great job and I can't wait to see what you're up to next.

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  44. Congrats on you 1st 2010 finish, it's a beauty! I will keep my eye out for A&E designs.

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  46. Vonna,
    Beautiful work, I love the colors in this one. Congratulations.

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  47. dem apples look good! Beautiful stitching Vonna and I love your new look.

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  48. What a beautiful design,,and it is good to see you back among the blog world you have been missed,,,take care..

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  49. Margaret is gorgeous, congratulations

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  50. Beautiful finish! I love this one. It doesn't seem to be available anywhere though. Drat!!

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  51. Beautiful, Vonna!! A first for your A&E wall. I have one of those A&E walls floating around in my head too. Looking forward to seeing what you are working on next!! :)
    Have a good week!

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  52. Beautiful finish to start off a great year of stitching for you Vonna - I LOVE Margaret Pence - I've seen it before but not in a long time. Can't wait to see you next selection to stitch. I did send you an email about a trade for her. Melody

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  53. Well done! This is a great first project for the A&E wall.

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  54. Hi Vonna,
    How are you? Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the nice comment. I appreciate it. I miss seeing your more frequent blog posts. Happy Stitching!
    Jill

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  55. This is a lovely finish! I love the idea of an A&E wall.

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  56. Such a wonderful piece. The Goode Huswife is always good for a beautiful finish. No matter if finished on the sound of the clock of 2010 or later, lol.

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  57. Congratulations on a lovely finish! I can wait to see it up on your A&E wall!

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  58. It's so pretty! I like it a lot.

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  59. Wow Vonna, what a stunner. Looking forward to seeing your A&E wall. See Mothers are always right, aren't they = Sandra.

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  60. Love it! Looks great!

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  61. Vonna, have you found a swap for your A&E? I have quite a few and would love to trade. Thanks, Jo Ann

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