* overly literal sampler

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 by maitreya. Filed under Cross Stitch/Embroidery.

I got this amazing graph paper fabric, and thought it would be cool for a sampler.  I just couldn’t get myself excited about any of the patterns I found, even the amazing doomed dinosaur familyKaren Barbe’s blog is always a reliable source of inspiration.  This one with the apron lady kind of reminded me of a pattern in The Sampler Motif Book by Brenda Keyes, so I went with that.  I decided to be super literal and embroider the symbols.


I think it’s pretty funny.

2 Responses to “overly literal sampler”

  1. Katie Says:

    LOL, it IS funny! It’s pretty awesome, actually :-)

  2. Laura Says:

    That’s genius! What a brilliant idea – it looks great :)


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