the hobbit

made for DanaK~WaterPenny as part of the Phat Quarter book themed swap.

 

my chat with my swapee revealed that we are both fans of the Lord of the Rings series, and I couldn't resist stitching something from that. I get kind of sentimental about these books so instead of doing something goofy like I usually do, I went with something a little more simple. Text is the first line of the Hobbit, and the font is a stitched approximation of Bilbo's handwriting (from the movies).

 

Somehow managed to finish it in the midst of final exams. whew!

  • Crystal Staley 4y

    That's just a lovely piece. I love everything about it, the lettering, the colors, the frame--everything.
  • lizzibabe 4y

    How beautiful!
  • Disobedient Child 4y

    Loving your lettering, brilliant :)
  • bingham.holly 3y

    found this on pinterest and I love it! you dont happen to have a pattern do you?
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Taken on June 4, 2011
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