These two samplers hang one above the other on a wall in my dining room. I stitched them in the early 1990's and they are my favorite of all the projects I have ever done! Clicking on the image gives a closer view.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. – Henry Melvill (1798-1871) The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. – Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)