Saturday, May 25, 2013

Endings and Beginnings

Finally reached the end of a sampler that although small, took forever.






Hannah Cummins, 1828 With My Needle

Love this rabbit-


Garden Rabbit Ornament Cherie Wheeler Designs

My semester at school came to a close and I'm eagerly awaiting a package from The Essamplaire to fill my time until the summer semester begins. I will be taking a couple of classes online, so thankfully no traveling.

Another ending that is also a beginning-



My son graduated (magna cum laude) and will begin the next half of his college career in the fall. Way to make him squint into the sun. :)

The beginning of a new life together. The weather cooperated and it couldn't have been more beautiful-







Guess google reader is going away, and although I'm not sure how bloglovin works, I guess I will give it a try. Not sure if this is necessary, but Follow my blog with Bloglovin

Hope you are enjoying a beautiful spring day. Thanks for taking the time to visit!

22 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the handsome couple and your son! Never saw that sampler before - very nice.

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  2. Congratulations on all the happy events! You must be so proud of your son for his academic achievements.

    You've reminded me how much I like the Hannah Cummins sampler. I think I need to stitch it!

    Enjoy your weekend, Penny!

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  3. Congratulations to the happy couple..
    Very sweet sampler..
    Big hugs x

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  4. Congrats to the newlyweds and to your son. And to you, for the gorgeous finish.

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  5. Love your finish! Love your bunny too! Congratulations to your son! Beautiful wedding as well -- is that your daughter? Congratulations again! What did you order from the Essamplaire? Can't wait to see!

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  6. Such lovely important event photos. Congratulations to your son on his graduation. Such a pretty sampler!

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  7. So much going on! Congrats to the son. Lovely couple looks very happy. And the stitching is something, too. Nicely done. Enjoy the break with lots of stitching.

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  8. Congratulations to your son and the happy couple--very pretty wedding! Beautiful finishes!! I hope you enjoy your summer break--filled with rest and stitching.

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  9. Ohhhh, Hannah looks wonderful. Congratulations on finishing her. And congratulations to your son and the happy couple for the new turn of their lives. Good luck with your summer semester.

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  10. What a joyful post, Penny--a graduation, a wedding, and a lovely finish!! I'll bet you were the proudest mom in the world as your beautiful daughter walked down the aisle :)

    Good luck with your summer courses--hope you find a bit more stitching time over the next few months!

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  11. Joyful post indeed. WOW! Congrats to you - graduation, wedding and a lovely sampler finish. And you got everyone thru it all. Love your Hannah sampler. Good luck to you with your summer classes.
    love Annette

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  12. Congrats to the new couple and your son.. found your blog and now you moving to bloglovin? I am not sure what to do perhaps I had best follow the crowds that have moved?
    Happy days what ever
    Chris

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  13. Congratulations to the happy couple & your son.

    Hannah is gorgeous & I hope your next lot of classes goes well

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  14. I love Hannah! The bride is gorgeous. You must be very proud of your son

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  15. How super sweet, a graduation AND a wedding. Wonderful!!

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  16. Love your finished sampler - it's just beautiful.
    Congrats to your son.
    Lovely pictures of the wedding.

    Margaret

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  17. That's a beautiful sampler, Penny, and I love the rabbit design, too. Congratulations to your handsome son, I'm sure you are so proud of him!

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  18. What a nice sampler. I am doing Susan Singleton fron Scarlet Letter kit. 35 ct. Over 2. Thanks for visiting. I see you celebrated a beautiful wedding too. Congrats to the Magna Cum Laude!

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  19. Magna Cum Laude! You must have been beaming with pride at your son's wonderful achievement! Congratulations to him and to the lovely bride and groom on a new beginning for them.

    Hanna Cummins is just beautiful and I love the wonderful verse. Cute bunny silouhette. Your needles have been very busy!

    Blessings!

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  20. Wow Penny! Love your finishes. Very cute bunny... and the sampler is very nice!

    That was kind of a wicked trick on your son, making him face the sun and squint. ;) Congrats on his Magna Cum Laude! Quite an achievement!

    What a beautiful wedding! Your daughter's gown and hair look perfect! And what a handsome groom! Here's wishing them many wonderful, prosperous years together.

    You've had a wonderful month already. I'm sure you're very proud of them both. :)

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  21. Hello

    just found your blog.
    Congrats on so many happy events.
    Your bunny ornament is so sweet!
    Beautiful finish with the sampler.

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