Sunday, October 4, 2009

Habitat for Humanity sampler

Several years ago our local EGA chapter starting stitching a "Home Sweet Habitat" sampler for new Habitat for Humanity homeowners. Unfortunately, due to attrition and other factors, our chapter decided to disband. We just didn't have enough members to support the bureaucracy and required paperwork. But we still stitch together as often as we can and we decided to try to continue this outreach effort for Habitat.
So this weekend I've been stitching one of these samplers for a homeowner whose name slipped through the cracks. Now I just have to frame it and deliver it. It's a simple design , but I've seen how much they are appreciated. The Habitat staff tell us they are always hung in a place of prominence. It humbles me to realize how something so simple can mean so much.


  1. What a wonderful thing Tommye. No doubt the lucky home owner will cherish it for a lifetime along with their lovely new home.
    You're a GOOD person!

  2. This is such an incredible thing to do for a new homeowner!! I'm so proud of you:)

  3. We are looking for a pattern for this cross stitch.

    1. Melinda,

      I can help you with that. Please email me. Click on my profile for my email addr.