Monday, December 28, 2009


Hope you all are still stitching! Just wanted to share my final picture. I met my goal of finishing in less than a year!
Quaker Virtues, finished
For my next big project I think I'll try using grid lines instead of just the centers. The top right quadrant is my favorite. I added a turtle, as my son requested, and my name and year. I chose to leave out some of the tiny motifs that were repeated. More pictures on my Flickr page. Have a happy & healthy 2010! ~Laura

Friday, July 17, 2009


Hi, everyone! I hope you all are well and busy stitching. Show us some updates when you have a moment to spare.

I am officially more than halfway done. I still love stitching this. Working the occasional letter or number of the contrasting color is a great pick-me-up. The lighting always seems to be poor when I get around to taking pictures so it doesn't look as good on screen as it does in person. You can see more of my pics at Flickr if you like.
Quaker Virtues, Simplicity

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Quaker Virtues - Take Two

Well, I stitched, and I pondered. I didn't like the fabric with my silks. So after a fair amout of thinking, I scrapped my original plan.
Take Two on Quaker Virtues - New fabric, main silk the same, accent silk had to change too. I am much more pleased with this combination. Here is the progress for take two.
I am now using Sandcastle 36ct by Silkweaver and the silks are Belle Soie - Spring Violets and Lily Pad.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

QV, 4 months

I've been taking a picture on the last day of the month to mark my progress on Quaker Virtues. A few other projects have inserted themselves into my stitching queue but I still love working on this one. Wow, this thing is really growing!

Quaker Virtues (4 months)

Since this photo I have finished one more motif and the squirrel. My 9 y.o. son likes the little squirrel but he really wants me to add a turtle somewhere in the design. What do you all think, should I attempt it?

Monday, May 4, 2009

My take on Quaker Christmas

Ok, here's my progress on Quaker Christmas... I'm playing with my colors a bit. I added Midnight blue. I just couldn't resist the bird being blue... am stitching on 32 ct 1/1

Friday, May 1, 2009

Elena's progress on Quaker Virtues

Here is the picture of my Quaker Virtues today. I love it! But not much to show...

Thanks for looking and happy stitching!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

My progress on Quaker Virtues

Here is my progress for Quaker Virtues for the last couple of weeks. I started working on it a couple of days before 4/19. I'm really enjoying it. Thanks for looking!