Monday, January 20, 2014

A Little Start.....

Gentle Friends I made a start on a new piece over the weekend.  I actually made the start on Friday, but I didn't like the floss colours so I pulled out what I had done and went in search of colours I liked and would work on the linen I am using......


.....  It's called "Hibernation Day" by Heartstring Samplery..... a band sampler that I re-worked to eliminate the words and moved some of the bands, added a bit here and a bit there.... basically the chart was a jumping off place.  Now it's "Winter Band Sampler."  I started off using the recommended floss but they just were not working on this piece of 36ct "Truffle", so I went back to the floss rings and decided on alternate floss.

That about does it for today sports fans, short and sweet - thanks for stopping by do stop again!!

Take care,
edgar


24 comments:

  1. I love the variation in the fabric! I can't wait to see how it turns out.

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  2. Looks great so far and I love those colors you've chosen. Looking forward to seeing your creation as it progresses!

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  3. Cool fabric, cool colors, can't wait to follow your progress!

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  4. Edgar,
    I like your progress so far. The floss colors and fabric go great together!

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  5. Off to another beautiful start!

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  6. Those are gorgeous colors you have chosen.

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  7. I'm looking forward to seeing what you've created Edgar using this chart as your starting point.

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  8. Edgar, I'm already loving your new start. The colours are gorgeous! Did you find a charting software you like?

    Looking forward to seeing more!

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  9. Don't know what the colors were, but these are beautiful. I made TWO new starts over the weekend...crazy, but at least one was just an ornament!

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  10. Sounds like me, Edgar! I'll change something in a skinny second. I've switched up the verse in the piece in the Qs now. Your color choices look great on your linen.

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  11. This is a great start I like your choice of floss colors it goes beautifully with this gorgeous fabric.

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  12. Dearest Edgar: Wonderful start such lovely colors reminds me of warmer weather.

    Catherine

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  13. Looking forward to see how this piece develops.

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  14. I really like these colors together. Great start!

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  15. I love it so far! Pretty colors and design both.

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  16. Looks great Edgar. I'm glad I'm not the only one who frogs and changes color!!!

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  17. Nice start Edgar, I love the fabric

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  18. I love Hibernation Day and can't wait to see how you change it around. I am sure it will be wonderful!

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  19. Uh-oh ... better save your notes on the changes. I'm sure we will all want the Edgar version : )

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  20. You're off to a beautiful start!

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  21. Oh it's quit lovely, I am looking forward to seeing your work on this one. :)

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