Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Ann Grant Finished!

I just put the last stitch in Ann Grant. Wow, I can't believe I got it finished!! I love how it turned out. See my Flickr album for more pictures of Ann.

Ann Grant

Ann Grant

Ann Grant

Ann Grant
Shakespeare's Peddler "Ann Grant 1829"
Fabric: 40 ct. Summer Khaki over-dyed with Tan Rit Dye
Threads: Belle Soie, Thread Gatherer, Gloriana, AVAS and NPI
Started: 3/9/2011 - Finished: 3/6/2012

87 comments:

  1. Congratulations - she's really beautiful!

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  2. She's stunning, Nicole! Congratulations on your finish!

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  3. Beautiful work and the colors are just gorgeous.

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  4. Huge congrats to you and Ann!! How beautiful she is!!!! I'll have to visit my Ann, too. Thanks for a beautiful inspiration...

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  5. Congratulations, she's beautiful!!

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  6. She is beautiful - you've created a wonderful heirloom.

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  7. Really amazing how fast you moved on AG. Lovely work I am sure you are thrilled with her.

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  8. Another beautiful finish Nicole!! She is beautiful!

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  9. Stunning Nicole! Just stunning. I'm amazed at the evenness of your eyelet stitches! Do you have a secret way of keeping them so uniform?

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  10. Congratulations on a very beautiful finish. The colours are gorgeous and your stitching is perfect.
    Margaret

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  11. Wow Wee, a real beauty Nicole, congrats!

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  12. Gorgeous! Congratulations on your finish!

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  13. Beautiful! Love the specialty stitches. Congrats!

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  14. Ann is beautiful. What's next on your stitching agenda?

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  15. Absolutely stunning Nicole, well done on such a wonderful finish!

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  16. Yay! Congratulations! She is so gorgeous!

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  17. What an amazing accomplishment - it's gorgeous!

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  18. Congratulations. What a gorgeous sampler and perfect stitches. Between the over one and the border, I keep hesitating. I guess I should purchase her and invite her to live amongst my never-to-be stitched charts.

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  19. Congrats on the finish Nicole! Your Ann is gorgeous!!

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  20. Emma & Ann...a pretty great start to 2012.

    Congratulations!

    Bobbi

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  21. This is stunning!!!!! Congratulations on the big finish!!!!

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  22. Just beautiful! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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  23. Beautiful Nicole! Congratulations!

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  24. Very pretty finish(es) ...I noticed your other one too. Spectacular work, Nicole.

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  25. Nicole this is just beautiful! I just love the colors and your stitches are perfect too! I may have to have this one too!

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  26. ohhh well done :) she is stunning and your stitching is gorgeous :) love mouse xxxx

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  27. That is beautiful Nicole! Can't wait to see what you pick up next.

    happy stitching....

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  28. OMG....So THATS where you've been!! I knew you were hunkered down with something...This big beautiful sampler~~ This one is just beautiful Nicole...

    What an accomplishment~~~ Happy dance!

    Faye

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  29. wow Nicole! That is gorgeous...
    congrats on a big beautiful finish!

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  30. Absolutely gorgeous! And beautifully photographed.

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  31. Oh Nicole, your piece is beautiful. EXCELLENT stitching girl. I love it!! Congratulations

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  32. I like your blog.
    Your works are very beautiful
    Laura RS.

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  33. Congratulations, Nicole! What a beautiful sampler and your stitching and pictures are gorgeous!!! Yeah!!!!

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  34. Love it! Now to get mine out.....

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  35. Ann is beyond fabulous!!! Such a beautiful job, Nicole.
    Linda

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  36. Nicole:
    She's absolutely gorgeous! Your work is beautiful! Wanda

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  37. Wow!! Just WOW!! Congrats on the finish and WOW!! It's absolutely gorgeous!!!!

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  38. Fabulous! I just picked her back up and I have the border and the over one verse to do - I can see the finish line! LOVE seeing yours finished already. These colors are great, aren't they?

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  39. WOW - you should feel very proud - it is totally gorgeous xx - I bet you feel quite lost now she is finished!

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  40. Whoohooo!! She is such a beauty. Congratulations on a wonderful finish. What are you going to stitch next, Nicole.

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  41. Oh my gosh. Nicole, seriously, GORGEOUS!!! What a stunning finish! You are making me want to go and work on samplers rather than smalls, for the first time in months! Congrats on the finish.

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  42. WOw doesn't even come close! That is totally gorgeous! And you finished her so quickly! A truely stunning piece!

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  43. A stunning finish! Ann is just gorgeous.

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  44. WOW!!! She is amazing Nicole! I love the colors.

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  45. Oh, Nicole - she is gorgeous! I can't wait to see her IRL.

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  46. Stunning, I might have to give in and purchase her.

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  47. It's so gorgeous!!!! Congrats on the finish :-). As soon as I finish Elizabeth Sheffield, Ann is in my bag, LOL.

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  48. Ann Grant is beautiful. Congrats on the finish.

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  49. Just beautiful! :)http://astitchersstory.blogspot.com/

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  50. Oh Nicole, Ann is stunningly gorgeous! Just amazing, you should feel proud!

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  51. WOW, Nicole! What a stunner!!! You did an amazing job, as usual!

    Paulette

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  52. Nicole, what a beautiful sampler! I cannot believe the hours this must have taken to finish. I love the colors and your work is beautiful! Great job, thanks for sharing your talent! pj

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  53. Congratulations, Nicole !! It is beautiful !!

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  54. Congrats on your finish!! This sampler is beautiful. Great job!! :)

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  55. BEAUTIFUL!! I don't have other words for it!

    Greetings from Debby.
    www.crossstitchstyle.blogspot.com

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  56. Nicole this is just beautiful!!! It'such a rush when working on a piece this big and you finish it. Now you can figure out a frame and ENJOY. Debbie

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  57. Congratulations on a beautiful finish!

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  58. Congrats, Nicole, on another beautiful sampler finish!!

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  59. Congratulations! the colors in this piece are beautiful!
    Happy Stitching
    Denise

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  60. BEAUTIFUL!! Congrats on your finish!

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  61. It's beautiful Nicole. The colours are so sharp and the wording stands out very clearly.
    It must have been fun doing all those eyelets.
    Mary

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  62. It's simply gorgeous! Congratulations on a really impressive finish!

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  63. Absolutelty gorgeous, Nicole! Everything is perfect - colors, stitching, fabric!

    What an inspiration it is to start mine.

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  64. Congratulations! She's gorgeous. I really love how every single photo you take looks so professional.

    Hugs,
    Veronica.

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  65. Ann turned out stunning, congratulations on such a fabulous finish.

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  66. Congrats on a magnificent finish! She is gorgeous!!

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  67. Congratulations! What a beautiful sampler, so pretty the colours. You have photographed it so nicely.

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  68. Congratulations on your recent finish, Nicole. She is beautiful...such pretty colors!Your needlework is perfect and your photos are always exceptional!

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  69. This sampler is absolutely stunning, beautiful, charming!
    Congratulations on the finish!!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  70. I am starting Ann today and wanted to browse through your pictures of her for some motivation. She is truly a beauty!

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