Monday, May 10, 2010

Quaker Hornbook Finish

I am so excited to have completed my Quaker Hornbook!



I am so pleased with how it turned out.

Thanks to Jenny at The Stitcher's Hideaway for both leading this SAL group and having the need fulls available to us all.

Hugs

24 comments:

Jacqueline Korteland Boller said...

Wow, I still need to finish mine...need to get the supplies...your's looks great!

Parsley said...

Just lovely! Can you tell me what a 'hornbook' is?

I am stitching some again but won't have anything to show for a while.

Stephanie (Joie de Bayou) said...

Ma,

Congrats on a beautiful finish.

Stephanie

lynda said...

Your hornbook looks great! Congrats on the finish.

matty said...

I adore it! How can you find time??

Mel said...

Lovely!

Catherine said...

Love it!

Ranae said...

Love the hornbook finish!!
Congrats!!

linen and floss said...

Your hornbook looks stunning!! Well done on the finish x

Ellen said...

Boy that was fast!! I'd love to show it on my blog.

Amy said...

This is wonderful. I love it. Do you use it to hold threads??

Ma Teakettle said...

Thanks, ladies....I am so pleased with my finish...it was my first finishing job!

It was a fun WIP and really enjoyable.

Ellen...I am blushing, please feel free to take any of my pics and post them wherever you chose...I was just the hand that wrought your creativity.

Hugs and Thanks
You all make me feel special...everyday!

stitcheranon said...

Beautiful!!!!

Jennifer said...

That is just beautful, Karyn.......love it!

Jenny Moore said...

Looks great Karyn!!! Congratulations on the finish!

Ma Teakettle said...

Thanks...bowing while blushing :)

Parsley... Hornbooks were used by young children in long ago before modern textbooks and primers, where they attached pages of the alphabet and other learning aids to a pice of wood and then covered it with a transparent sheet of mica or horn (Hornbook) to protect it...how they did that I have no idea...and the kids would attach it to their waste or wrist to carry it. :)I didn't know until I looked it up after cruising thru Ellen's site one day.

Hugs

Barbeeque4 said...

What a lovely piece - congrats!!!

K-G Knitter said...

Your hornbook is lovely!

Daffycat said...

Adorable!

Christy said...

Great job, Ma! It's lovely! I appreciated the history lesson, as well, and I didn't know what a hornbook was, either. Very neat! :0)

Mylene said...

Your hornbook finish turns out great. Congrats!

Siobhan said...

That is SO sweet!! Great job!

Sharlotte said...

I can't believe that this is your first finish! It is truly great!!

Sally said...

Your hornbook looks fantastic!