Wednesday, May 13, 2009

And They Sinned...

I just finished it
Yeah! for me





"And They Sinned" by Exampler Dames Design
36 ct Edinburgh w/ Sampler Threads
Started 01-10-2008
finished 05-13-2009
stitch count area 809 X 168

Thanks for stopping by

71 comments:

AFwife99 said...

Ranae, Gorgeous! Incredible! Beautiful! What a treasure! That is an incredible piece of stitching, you should be very proud.

Jess- AF Wife 99
ILCS

Cindy F. said...

OH WOW RANAE!!! Can I have it?...lol...no, I'm not kidding;)
ok,,,maybe a little! It is AMAZING!! CONGRATULATIONS GIRL!!
You're only the 2nd person I've seen finish it! What an accomplishment:)

Lizzy said...

Wooo Hooo!!! Snoopy Happy Dancing with you, Sweetie!!! Oh, what a Lovely, Lovely treasure, Ranae!!! It's absolutely Gorgeous! Congratulations on such a wonderful finish and such an awe-inspiring accomplishment! :)

Seeing your Masterpiece really makes me want to start on mine someday soon... Hopefully, this year! :)

Blessings and love in stitches... :)

Suzanne said...

Congratulations on the most awesome finish I have seen. This piece is so incredibly beautiful and those over-dyed threads really show up so well.

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Congrats on the finish!!!

Daffycat said...

Holy cow, that is awesome! You deserve HUGE congratulations, Ranae, and an even bigger happy dance!

Teejay said...

Wow! What a tremendous feat, I bet you feel really accomplished right now. It is so pretty; I just love the nature motifs and all of the beautiful colors. I know you will treasure it always.

Jan said...

Oh Ranae, it is fantastico, gorgeous, beautiful, gargantuan and stupendous!!!!!!!!!!!!

So envious, but so proud of you for getting this beauty done!!

KUDOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Leah said...

Wow, that is a major finish! Big congrats, it turned out beautifully!!

Kim B said...

WOW! I mean, what else is there to say...WOW!!!!

Heather said...

Wow, that is a museum piece

suequeblue said...

Wow-that is beautiful! I didn't realize the piece would be that big-it is stunning. Congrats!

Pumpkin said...

OMG! OMG! I'm doing a HUGE happy dance for you Ranae :o) It's awesome and long! I bet you are still dancing. LOL!

Sharon said...

Ranae you ROCK! What an awesome accomplishment! It looks wonderful. Congratulatons!!!!

Aussie Stitcher said...

Ranae, it is fabulous, what a great achievement, well done. I was only looking at my chart of ATS yesterday, how did you do the grass at the bottom, it looks great.

Anonymous said...

outstanding work, I started it about 3 years ago and I put a needle full or 2 a year. Wish I would buckle down and do it too. Your great!
Sandy P.

Theresa said...

Renae
that looks fantastic

Kathy said...

OMG!!!!!!!!!!! That is so AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! You should be like God when he created the world. You need at least a day of rest, maybe 2-3. You are the first person that I have ever seen that finished that design. Now I know it can be done. Not ready to start it, but I love it.

Srinity said...

WOW! That looks great. Congratulations on this big finish!

brokenfairy said...

That is fabulous ,well done!!

Christine said...

Wow that is amazing! Congratulations on an incredible finish

Mylene said...

WOW! Simply beautiful!! Congrats!

Sadie said...

Wooohooooo! That is beautiful! Congratulations on such an awesome finish!

Gaynor said...

Oh Wow..that is huge!!!!!

IOnspired me to get a move on with one of my samplers which I thought was big, but is nothing compared to taht!

Well done!!!

Harmien said...

Woooow, that is a stunning piece, Ranae!! BEAUTIFUL!! Congratulations and enjoy!

Annie said...

Totally outta sight! (How 60's of me). That is just a ton of stitches and it looks beautiful. Congrats.

Love the Lizzie Kate too!

Chiloe said...

Wow! It's huge !!!! Congratulations on your finish !!!!

Kathy A. said...

Wow what a remarkable progress!!!! Congratulations. It must have taken months?
How beautiful it will be framed.

Deb said...

Major league congratulations on your finish! Do you feel a sense of loss now that it's over with? I know when I finished mine I felt like I'd lost an old friend (even though I didn't lose it after). Yours looks absolutely incredible!

Erica said...

All I can say is WOW!!!
GOOD FOR YOU! It is a masterpiece!

KimV said...

Holy Cow!!! That is amazing! What an accomplishment! I am awed...

Missy Ann said...

CONGRATULATION!!!!!!!! BRAVA!!!!!!!!!!!s

I can only hope one day to join you. :D

Tammy said...

Wow, what a lovey HUGE piece! Congrats Ranae :o)

CindyMae said...

That is enormous!!! What a beautiful project! You have done a simply amazing job on it! I just can not put into words how amazing and beautiful that is! Fantastic job! CONGRATS!!!!

CJ Peck said...

That is fabulous. You must proud to have finished such an enormous project. Congrats!!

Eva said...

WOW!!! It's wonderful! will you bring it to Welcome Stitchery on May 30th so we can see it in person? Please?

Sheila said...

YAY. Congratulations. You should, quite rightly, be very proud of yourself. It is stunning!

Dovilė said...

congrats on wonderful work!

Deanne J said...

Congratulations, it's amazing

Kajsa said...

Congratulations! It's gorgeous!

What an acheivement.

Melanie said...

Wowsers!!! ATS is fantastic! Thanks for sharing the photos - excellent work!

Lucy said...

wow...awesome!!!

Carla said...

wow!!!! congrats on your finish, Ranae!!! It's gorgeous!!!

Julie said...

STUNNING!!! what a superb and fabulous piece of work. WELL DONE on such a wonderful finish.

Laura said...

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is amazing! I had no idea it was that long! It is so gorgeous!!! Congratulations on all of your hard work and the lovely piece of art you now have!

Cathy Roginela said...

Wow! Your sampler is fabulous! It's almost as tall as you. Congratulations; I know that had to be a tough stitch but what an accomplishment!

Dawn said...

Fabulous finish!!!

Siobhan said...

Wa-freakin'-HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! It is absolutely amazingly stunning. I can't wait to see how you frame it!

mainely stitching said...

Yippee! Hooray!! Bring out the band! Oh, gosh, it's STUNNING!!!!!!

Brigitte said...

Oh Ranae, what a terrific finish. I can't admire it enough. I have always wanted to stitch ATS myself but when looking at all my biiiiig WIPs I postponed it to a later time.
Congratulations!!

Cindy said...

WOW! Congratulations on a huge finish!!! That is amazing :)

Meari said...

WOW!! That is gorgeous!

doris said...

Oh, my gosh!!! Yahoo, yahoo, yahoo! I'm so jealous, but I don't have too far to go. Enormous congratulations to you!

Tracy said...

WOW that is really stunning you must be very pleased, well done xx

mollycaff said...

WOW, that is absolutely stunning, congratulations on a HUGE finish!

Sally said...

Wow, wow, wow! What an amazing piece Ranae! You did a fantastic job stitching this!

Love your L*K too!

anniebeez said...

Wow!!!ATS is stunning!!I was looking at your outdoor pics and thinking this looks just like Illinois! I scroll back up an lo and behold-you ARE in Illinois! Nice to meet you neighbor!~Annie

Karin said...

What a fantastic finish! Congratulations.

Stitcher said...

Wow, awesome finish.

Shelleen said...

looks great and so does your LK Boo

D said...

Wow! Congratulations on such a great finish! It is GORGEOUS.

tkdquintmom said...

oh oh oh oh...I can breath that is just BEAUTIFUL. You girl, are my hero in the start and finish of that piece. Splended job.

tkdquintmom said...

that was supposed to be I 'can't' breath...lol you know what I meant...I was so excited for you!

Lillie said...

Congratulations!! that is a fabulous piece.

KathyInStitches said...

I left a comment on the SAL blog, but had to pop over here to check out your blog- supercool!!!

and once again, needles up for your fabulous ATS finish!!

Stef said...

Congratulations on your ATS finish, it's gorgeous! - mine is in my WIP pile, someday it will see the light of day again!!! LOL

Jackie said...

aww...this is a huge project, nice work.

Doris said...

congratulations for finish this huge and beautiful work.

Tanya said...

Just beautiful! I have the first page finished and you are inspiring me to work on it.

Michelle said...

Gorgeous! What an accomplishment!!! And how exciting that you've already dropped it off for framing.

Jenny S said...

Absolutely gorgeous!