Prairie Life Sampler


This beautiful sampler is a market Nashville 2018 release, since I saw it I decided that I needed to stitch it as soon as possible. 

I finish this sampler a few days ago and I made some changes to the design, I leave out some elements from the original design (the names of the horses, the name of the dog and the gun); I also translated the quote by Laura Ingalls Wilder to my own language. The first part of the quote is not translated ("The real things haven't changed.") I did not have room for everything, but the rest of the quote ("Is still best to be honest & truthful to be happy with simple pleasures & have courage when thinghs go wrong.") is on the sampler. 

Design by Heartstring Samplery - Prairie Life Sampler.
Stitched on 40 count Newcastle Morel linen by Sparklies with the recommended Weeks Dye Works threads.

The faces are stitched one thread over one, not very easy on 40 count, but I did it, and gives a nice effect! There are other stitching one thread over one -  the bear's head; inside the hoop, the letter L and the little heart and part of the fiddle.

I really love the border! Quite tedious sometimes, I manage this, stitching two rose flowers and some leaves and then stitching on the other motifs of the sampler.

What do you think? Do you think it's a nice tribute to Little House on the Prairie? I think so! I really enjoy stitching it! Now I need to find a perfect frame for this sampler!

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