by dianned 17 Jul 2008

This is my embroidery of the stained glass panel of the East Window in our church; I've made it to decorate a book cover for our Curate who is leaving to take up a new parish. The window shows Saints Andrew (left) and Peter (right) with Jesus as the Good Shepherd in the middle. The window is believed to be 13th century (the church is 15th century but the coloured panel is smaller than the window aperture and is surrounded by plain glass, which indicates that it's from an earlier church with smaller windows!) and the colours really are still as vibrant as I've shown them and look amazing when the morning sun shines through them! I had to make it in three separate panels then stitch them together, as to fit them all in my hoop in one go would have made them too small for any detail at all. Love

Dianne x x x

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by quiltgrama 26 Oct 2010

Dianne you have really done quite an exquisite job He will surely cherish it forever. Lisa

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by cj2sew 26 Oct 2010

So beautiful. Well done and what a nice gift to give.

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by jettedk 26 Oct 2010

I´m exsited! Great you show this to us!

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by kttyhwk4 26 Oct 2010

Absolutely stunning.

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by sewalaskan 25 Oct 2010

What a wonderful gift & what a great job you did.

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by sukiray 25 Oct 2010

Beautiful work of art, and a very nice gift from the heart.

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by kkcogle 25 Oct 2010

very lovely work, like always, Dianne!

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by nana23 25 Oct 2010

absolutely lovely

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by theduchess 25 Oct 2010

WOW!! This is beautiful That's all I can say! Stella

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by embroideryforfun 25 Oct 2010

Your stained glass window looks beautiful. Lucky for the person to receive it.

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by sandralochran 25 Oct 2010

Dianne it is stunning.love to see it in real life with the sun shinning through

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by noah 25 Oct 2010

Most excellent will this go into designs by cuties???I would love to do this for our church members !!!Its just so nice:):Carolyn

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by rwalden 25 Oct 2010

Wow...this is so beautiful. Such rich colors. It's a wonderful gift.

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by lindalee757 25 Oct 2010

Wow- beautiful ~linda~

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by airyfairy 25 Oct 2010

This is absolutely beautiful - what a wonderful reminder for your Curate.

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by kinouchat 25 Oct 2010

félicitation DIANE,VOUS AVEZ REÇU DON POUR L'ART!ET FAITE UN MERVEILLEUX TRAVAIL!LE CURÉ SERAS RAVI SUREMENT DE CE BEAU CADEAU!XXX DION

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by persiancatlover 28 Dec 2009

so beautifull and verry special

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by marietta 26 Dec 2009

This is so beautifull, wonderfull work Dianne.

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by bluerhino 26 Dec 2009

Oh this is very nice! Well done!

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by sandralochran 22 Dec 2009

It is lovely Thank you for sharing

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by waterlily 22 Dec 2009

WOW! This is absolutely beautiful! You have done a wonderful job on it!

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by asapere 22 Dec 2009

Complimenti! Bravissima, il tuo parroco vi porterà sempre nel cuore, con questo bellissimo ricordo!

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by marthie 22 Dec 2009

Wow!! This is a work of art.

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by migs 21 Dec 2009

beautiful

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by relaxsew 21 Dec 2009

Stunning! You did a great job!

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by mysew1325 21 Dec 2009

very beautiful.. good job.

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by castelyn 21 Dec 2009

Dianne, this is stunning, what a lovely gift *4u

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by designgirl 21 Dec 2009

Beautiful.

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by 10tje 21 Dec 2009

Beautiful!!*

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by dollygk 21 Dec 2009

Beautiful work and GREAT job!!

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by spendlove Moderator 20 Dec 2009

Absolutely beautiful!

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by wackypup 20 Dec 2009

That is gorgeous! You did a fantastic job!

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by gerryvb 20 Jul 2008

this is phantastic !!

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by rosyla 19 Jul 2008

Congratulations, a beautiful work!
Rosi

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by jrob Moderator 19 Jul 2008

Dianne, I can't imagine anything that your Curate would love to have more than taking a little bit of beauty with him. You have done a splendid job...;)

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by libster2896 19 Jul 2008

Spectacular work. And what a beautiful gift that will no doubt be treasured for years to come.

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by colmag 18 Jul 2008

Dianne this is really beautiful, your curate is a very lucky person to have someone like you to make him such a wonderful keepsake.

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by roxsy 18 Jul 2008

Beautiful work.
Which program you use to design this design ?
Love your theme and your vibrant colors.
Thanks for sharing.
A bunch of flowers .
Smiles Roxsy

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dianned by dianned 18 Jul 2008

I drew the original design froma photo of the window and scanned it into PSP then made it into colour blocks before saving it as a bitmap, which I then imported into Janome Customiser 2000 Easy Import to digitise it.

roxsy by roxsy 19 Jul 2008

Thank you for taking time to answer and explain.wish i could give you another flower.Have a great weekend
Roxsy

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by dlonnahawkins 18 Jul 2008

This is very stunning - you did an excellent job. And what a nice gift to the Curate

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by nini 18 Jul 2008

Beautifully done! It's a materpiece! My compliments!

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by clawton 18 Jul 2008

They are wonderful. What a nice gift.

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by elenu 18 Jul 2008

Stunning Dianned a work of art.

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by mops Moderator 18 Jul 2008

These are fabulous, Dianne. Your curate will be thrilled!

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by stickmuster 18 Jul 2008

Dianne, you have made a wonderful and very difficult work. I congratulate. Their Curate is glad certainly about this present. Flowers for you

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by mpo14011 18 Jul 2008

A real work of art, Dianne.

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by dianned 18 Jul 2008

I've just added the embroidery files for all three panels, in SEW, PES, JEF and HUS formats - please email me if you'd like anything else - to my website http://DiannesCraftBox.bravehost.... if anyone fancies having a go themselves. Love from Dianne x x x

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roxsy by roxsy 20 Jul 2008

HI Dianned I just visited your site.You are a truly artist involved in so many different arts.Love everything you have there.Wonderful work!!!
I as well am involved in a quite a few different arts.Since I do not have a site of my on I cannot show of what I am I doing.
Thank you for been so generous as to offer your art to us.May God bless you and empower you on your arty path.*4U
Hugs roxsy

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by shirleysisson 18 Jul 2008

Wow, Dianne, this is beautiful! Your digitizing is fantastic. *4U

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by dkjack 18 Jul 2008

Diane this is beautiful. You are very talented. I know you put a lot of love in this piece and your curate will be over-whelmed by your gift.

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by lbrow 17 Jul 2008

Dianne I have a young neighbor from the UK. don't know just where she lived there, but have met her parents & they r wonderful, Her father was an engineer at chernoble quite a few yrsl back. Her mother is a school teacher & they r both still there. I believe n Kiev. Ulia is this girls name & she married a cousing of my SNL. Wonderful girl

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dianned by dianned 18 Jul 2008

Think there's a bit of confusion here :-) UK = Ukraine? First time I've come across that, UK is the internationally accepted abbreviation for the United Kingdom, which is England/Scotland/Wales and Northern Ireland! I live in England, in Yorkshire to be precise :-)

dlonnahawkins by dlonnahawkins 18 Jul 2008

I spent time in Harrogate when my husband was on assignment there. Loved that area, and the yorkshire area! Would love to make it back there.

dianned by dianned 18 Jul 2008

Nice town - VERY nice town, and house prices reflect that! You lucky girl! :-) Harrogate is probably the most exclusive place in Yorkshire! Love from Dianne x x x

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by lbrow 17 Jul 2008

Dianne How marvelous U r. this will b something Your curate will cherish & always remember u by. I would love to visit your church. I love to see athe very old ones they r so very beautiful. *4U

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dianned by dianned 20 Jul 2008

You can pay it a virtual visit .... http://www.standrewpaull.org.uk :-)

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by ddoersch 17 Jul 2008

Now this is lovely, would be a great banner for a church..

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dianned by dianned 17 Jul 2008

Nice idea, but as I only have a 4" hoop..... :-) This is only 5" square! I *have* made church banners before now, but in hand-sewn applique (well, I got my Guides to make them, one by each of the 4 patrols!) Love
Dianne x x x

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by anna25775 17 Jul 2008

its absolutely stunning Dianne,he will be very pleased to get such a gift, well done *

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by shirlener88 17 Jul 2008

Oh Dianne, this is lovely. I just know that your Curate will enjoy this and be pleased that you thought enough of him to send him off with such a nice gift. *4U

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