Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Nellie Irene ~


I stitched Nellie Irene many years ago.  (She sounds a bit Irish, doesn't she?)  We're talking  M-A-N-Y.  Many as in 25???  I'm not really sure but it's been waiting for a "finish" for a long time.  I tried to find the chart to see who designed it, but was not successful.  The other day I gave it a coffee bath to tone it down.  It was stitched on a rather stiff, almost white linen.  28 count, I think.
A couple weeks ago, I promised a give-away and just can't seem to get my act together, so if you'd like a chance to finish this sampler or perhaps tack it to a cupboard or wall as it is, leave me a comment on this post or send me an email with give-away in the subject line.  I will pick a winner Thursday evening.  



Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)
Lauren

19 comments:

jennifer768 said...

Hi Lauren,that is a lovely sampler!I would love to be entered in the drawing.Someday I hope to stitch such a piece.LOL!Thanks for hosting the sweet giveaway.Hugs,Jen

Gayle said...

Wow Lauren - Your sampler is lovely just the way it is - although framing it or turning it into a pillow will make it nice too. I can't believe you're giving it away!

Julia said...

Hi Lauren, I will leave a comment but will pass on the give away as I know a lot of girls who would appreciate this sampler so much as they decorate in primitive. Thanks for the generous offer.Have a great week,
Hugs, JB

Dirty Martini Queen said...

Lauren,
Your sampler is just lovely and I can't believe that you are so generous in giving her away. I'd love a chance to own this little beauty and promise to give her a real p,ace of honor if I'm the lucky winner.
Donna

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Oh My! I would love a chance to win this wonderful sampler! I am a Irish gal that it would be right at home! OLM

Glenda said...

Oh I love this I have a perfect spot waiting for her!

Larkrise garden girl said...

Hi Lauren, What a cute sampler please enter me too! Cheri

Penny said...

Please enter me for a chance to win your wonderful sampler! Thank you, Lauren!

Dog Trot Farm said...

Hi Lauren, I would love for Nellie Irene to come and live at my house. Remember, better late than never! Hugs, Julie. (How is little Ellie holding up? Hope she is doing okay)...

Cindi said...

It is cute and I could never do anything like that so throw my name in please!
Be blessed,
Cindi

TheCrankyCrow said...

Can it be that I actually didn't miss one of your wonderful giveaways?? I LOVE this ET....! Really - this is what YOU were doing 25 years ago?? You wouldn't wanna see what I was stitching then... :o (think country blue and mauve...or perhaps geese....) :o There...that nasty cat's outta the bag. Anywho - I would love to have this treasure in my home....AS IS....would look so cool draped on a cupboard door...or....here comes the Marly in me....tucked inside or outside a basket..... :o)) Smiles & O'Irish Hugs ~ Robin

jonette said...

Would love to finish this beautiful project!

Karen said...

Oh my goodness Lauren this is just the most beautiful prim sampler I've seen...how I'd love to be entered...PLEASE
Thanks so much for such a beautiful offering.

susiedele said...

What a sweet folksy piece. I'd love to win. Thanks for the chance.

BumbleBeeLane said...

This is lovely. Amazing that some of the classics stay in style.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Primitive Stars said...

OH MY STARS, Please enter me in your wonderful giveaway.....love it, Francine.

Linda said...

Lauren, is there anything that you cannot make? This sampler is wonderful and I know exactly where it should hang.LOL
Do you give extra points if one of your favorite aunts was named Irene?
Can't fault a girl for asking!
Llinda

Tina McFadden said...

I would Love to win the Nellie Irene sampler. Hanging it on a cupboard sounds great but i think I would like to try and finish it and frame it. Thank you, Tina

Connie said...

I would love to win Nellie. Love the name. When I was young my dad always had a cow named Nellie
Connie L