Tuesday, April 13, 2010

NEW RELEASE FOR APRIL 2010

This is the latest of my designs and will be available for purchase the end of next week.  It is "The Shepherd and Shepherdess'.   It was stitched on 36 count linen using NPI silks.  The stitch count is 200w x 252 h.  It is by no means a small sampler.  It is quite large and takes a bit of time to do.  The model was stitched by Kathy Bonham, my wonderful madstitcher.  Thank you Kathy for a wonderful, wonderful job, as always.  I don't know what I would do without you.

I also want to make a note that the Shepherd and Shepherdess are 82 and 83 stitches in height.























I will not be releasing any more designs until the end of the year and these will be the ones that I already have stitched and framed. I am taking the summer off to spend time with my family and my garden. I will be stitching for myself and enjoying my needlework again.

Thanks to my dear friend, Maria, for sending me this line by Sir Walter Scott.  It really speaks to my heart.
 
God Bless, Vilma
O MANY A SHAFT THAT RANDOM SENT, FINDS MARK THE ARCHER LITTLE MEANT, AND MANY A WORD THAT RANDOM SPOKEN MAY SOOTHE OR WOUND A HEART THAT'S BROKEN    .........    Sir Walter Scott

6 comments:

Michele said...

That is very beautiful. I love the verse too.

SilkLover said...

Love the new design, Vilma!

dixiesamplar said...

Love all your designs Vilma!

Enjoy your time with family, friends, and stitching!

HAPPY STITCHIN'
Terri

Zandra said...

I love this new design! I just pre-ordered it from The Mad Stitcher. Can't wait till I get it. Thanks for sharing these photos.

Kiki said...

I love this one also. Vilma, you never cease to amaze me.

Natalia said...

Vilma, I absolutely love this design and the words in it. How true !! I can't wait to get it and stitch it. You are a wonderful designer. Enjoy your summer off...