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Monday, February 02, 2009

Primitive Valentine Cupboard Sampler

36 ct. Edinburgh Linen
Purely Primitive by Silkweaver
Called for DMC
With every stitch I thought of my Dad and I know in my heart he would be so touched that I did this one for him. It would have been his 90th birthday.

15 comments:

Vee said...

What a lovely sentiment. Very sweet.

At the Honeysuckle Tree said...

So pretty and I love how you added stitching to the back!

Tanya :)

Theresa said...

It's so touching! Great work!!

Nancy said...

Very beautiful Irene, and I love your heart on the back!

Suzanne said...

Beautiful finish and such a lovely reminder.

Olenka's Stitches said...

Just a hug, Irine...

Vonna said...

You made me cry...he knows Irene :)
What a fitting tribute. Big ((HUGS))

Pumpkin said...

Beautiful job Irene! I'm sure your dad is looking down with a proud smile on his face :o)

J Rae said...

Looks wonderful. I love the changes you made to remember your dad. I'm sure he would be honored.

mumzy said...

I have tears in my eyes as I am typing this. My Mom is going to be 90 in August if she lives till than. What a special tribute to your Father. I'm sure he is very proud of you for all you did for him. {{{Great Big HUGS}}}

Sally said...

That is lovely Irene. What a beautiful way to remember your dad.

Ruth Rachel Vendsel said...

What a lovely finish, Irene, and touching tribute to your dad.

Carolyn said...

What a wonderful sentiment! Your stitching and finishing look so nice. Your dad is smiling down at you. :) {{{{HUGS}}}}

Maren said...

What a beautiful thing to say. I know he would have loved it.

Sharon said...

Pretty finish!