I found this great and apparently rare pattern on etsy for a steal! I love it and finally started last night. The blog for this sampler is full so I guess I will just post it here.... I am using 32 Count Autumn Gold by Lakeside Linens, wasn't cheap but sooooooooooo worth it. The pic doesnt do the color justice. I will take a better one at home. This was just with my cell. The thread is Apple Fritter by Crescent Colours.
2 days later, got the new pic taken and a bit of more progress. shows the color of the fabric and thread sooooo much better. I am hiding this from my mom, she will want to know when i am starting her lighthouse sampler. lol Mothers day i ordered her a new reproduction Sewing Bird from LACIS. It comes in a nice lined box. Can't wait to give it to her. When it comes i will post a pic.