Tuesday, April 14, 2015

An Ode to Pink


 Yellow is a color strong and bold,
White is calm but a little cold;
Gray is soft and full of style,
but Pink can always make you smile!


Featured: a mini-sampler from my unfinished pile
to be made into a rather large vanity case
or a small pillow, haven't decided yet

77 comments:

  1. Whatever you are going to make with it - it would be gorgeous! I love the color selection and the whole composition - they make this a masterpiece!

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    1. Wow, thank you Maya! Back from your trip?

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    2. Not yet. We are heading back home this afternoon :)

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  2. The embroidery is amazing! It looks like a mini quilt and all the colors are so harmonious together. You are so talented

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  3. I love your sweet sampler, Amalia! Thank you for your kind visit - I am a new follower :) xo Karen

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  4. I admire your stitching very much, Amalia, and the words you typed with the photo :) I hope you will show us how you decide to use the piece! xx

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  5. You are quite the talented stitcher. This is just beautiful! :)

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  6. It's lovely. Used to makenthese when i was in school.

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  7. Beautiful stitching, Amalia! I love the little poem...and it' so true about pink!

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  8. Your stitching is wonderful Amalia, it's going to be beautiful whatever you turn it into!

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  9. Once again you have created something beautiful. It will be nice whatever you decide!
    Julie xo

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  10. The sampler is really beautiful. I'm planning to make some sort of sampler to include knitting and crochet as well as sewing. I'm still not sure what way to do it though.

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    1. I'm intrigued! Looking forward to it, Gillian.

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  11. What wonderful work, the pink certainly does make me smile. This is so beautiful perfect stitching

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  12. So pretty! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my cabinet!

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  13. Hi - just popped across from Sheri's blog.

    Pink has always been my favourite colour. Great embroidery sampler - thanks.

    All the best Jan

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  14. I LOVE the stitching on your plaid fabric!! It's gorgeous.
    Have a wonderful stitch-y week! :)

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    1. Thanks. It was the first time I worked on a patterned fabric and it had quite a different feel.

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  15. You do such beautiful needlework! Thanks for dropping by my blog and I will be back to visit you again for inspiration. Linda@Wetcreek Blog

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    1. Thanks Linda. And don't forget to bring the snakes :-)

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  16. I love that you use lots of color and your needlework is pretty amazing!

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  17. So beautiful, lovely motifs!
    I follow you on pinterest, greetings.:*

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  18. Hello Amalia, your sampler is so pretty. And I love the cute poem! Have a happy day!

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  19. Beautiful work Amalia. Stop by my blog, I featured my Morher's quilts today. Have a wonderful day!

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  20. Such pretty stitching. It's nice to know that there are others out there with projects still unfinished! Pink is a lovely color.

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  21. very cute poem to go with your stitching!

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  22. Love your little sampler. It would make a darling pillow!

    Judy

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  23. You have stitched your sampler beautifully. You are very good in stitching.

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  24. You've certainly made me smile with this beautiful piece. It would make a lovely pillow to brighten a room. (pretty on the bed) Enjoy your day sweet friend. Hugs, Diane

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  25. This is very pretty! I like the little buttons, and I can imagine it as a sweet little pillow :)
    Cathy x

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  26. How pretty is this, you are so talented. I really love how you used the faint check as a kind of pattern for your squares. I tried to pick a favorite but realized then that each square is a tiny treasure!

    Hugs - Mary

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  27. Oh! I like! What size are the squares? I did an itibit sampler (one inch squares) of things that are meaningful to me. It was fun, but so tiny. I like that you used a plaid and still made the grid. Fun.

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    1. The squares are a bit smaller than an inch. The size was dictated by the pattern on the fabric. It was my first time working on a plaid, in some ways easier than a plain fabric, in some ways more restricting.

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  28. Darling! It reminds me of the "inchies" that some work on creating a tiny piece of art. Done this way, it has more impact. Hope that you'll show us what you decide to do with your finished piece.

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  29. Hi Amalia,
    Such a sweet little Sampler, nice work! Thanks so much for your recent visit to my Seashore inspired bathroom, so nice to hear from you.
    Have a great week,
    Gina

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    1. Well, it is a lovely bathroom and I loved the inspiration :-)

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  30. Hi Amalia,
    Such a sweet little Sampler, nice work! Thanks so much for your recent visit to my Seashore inspired bathroom, so nice to hear from you.
    Have a great week,
    Gina

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  31. Hello Amalia, how nice to meet you. I really love this sampler. It is so vibrant, it reminds me of folk art. Whatever you decide to do with it, I'm sure it will look so cheerful!

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    1. Thank you, Jane. I like the idea of folk art vibe.

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  32. Beautiful handiwork - and there IS something special about pink, I agree :)

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  33. So so beautiful !!!! stunning piece of work and art !!!! Have a wonderful and sunny day !

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  34. Amalia, you do such beautiful work! I'm looking forward to the finished project! ♥

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  35. Excellent Amalia, childish , happy, original...So curious to see it finished!
    Your blog is such a wonderful place to surfe...
    Hugs
    Olympia

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  36. Excellent Amalia, childish , happy, original...So curious to see it finished!
    Your blog is such a wonderful place to surfe...
    Hugs
    Olympia

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    1. How sweet, Olympia! Thank you for visiting me.

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  37. How true that pink often makes people smile!

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  38. Amalia, your darling creations always bring a smile to my face!:))

    xo
    Poppy

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  39. This really sweet. Can't wait to see what you make.
    Yesterday at an old general store, I saw a unique craft....take a thimble, invert it and make a tiny pincushion. They then used a ribbon to make a long necklace so you could keep the pins handy!

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    1. The thimble was hanging at the end of the ribbon? Sounds like a unique idea indeed, I love tiny things.

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  40. I do like the sound of the pillow but either way, it will look beautiful. And I love the way you've managed to create it on patterned base fabric.

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  41. I am like you Amalia, pink always makes me smile, it's my favorite color! Your creation is very pretty!

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  42. It's delightful, Amalia. I love it! xo

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  43. Hello Amalia! I love your sweet little poem, it made me smile! And your sampler is wonderful, I love everything about it, the colours, the design, so cute!

    Thanks for always popping by my blog and leaving a little word. I really appreciate it and it brightens my day!!! :)))

    Hugs!
    Ingrid xx
    http://myfunkycrochet.blogspot.be

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  44. Amalia, your sampler is so wonderful, love the colors and tha background fabric makes it all the more special. Great job.
    Meredith

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  45. Super cute! You do great works. xoxo

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  46. My dear Amalia, this is incredibly beautiful! I love how bright and cheerful the colors are - they put a smile on my face :) Thank you so much, sweet lady, for sharing with Roses of Inspiration - it's a joy to have you at the party. Hugs!

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  47. You did make me smile!! :)

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  48. Lindo bordado. Adorei o significado das cores. Amei seu blog cheio de belas inspirações.
    Tenha um ótimo dia.

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  49. Pink ~ my second favorite color.
    :-)
    Beautiful work!
    Carla

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  50. I wish I was that creative! We are so happy you linked up with us at Thursday Favorite Things.

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  51. Ahhhh... such pretty details. A lovely piece!

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  52. How clever to use the grid in the fabric pattern and such a sweet sampler Amalia. I love your poetry very much!

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