Thursday, November 8, 2012

"and they Sinned" and CCN December Cottage

Gentle Friends thanks for stopping by and for the great comments on Monday's post!!  Sorry to miss a post yesterday but I was catching up on emails and they just took a bit more time to answer than I had expected.
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This morning I wanted to show the two most recent things (excluding my exchange piece) that I have been stitching on.... first up has to be ATS...  still working on the different bits in the sixth section....


If you look closely you can see the I have run a single thread along the sides so that I can make sure I stay within the narrow confines of the stitch.  For some reason it has worried me, so to put my mind at rest I got some orange thread and just put them in.  I'll pull them out later.

The other piece is the last Cottage on the year long SAL - I got my December chart a few days ago and thought about any changes I wanted to make.  The only Major change was to switch "Swiss Chocolate" for "Brandied Pears"... and why you may ask did I do that...  basically I had no "Swiss Chocolate" floss in my stash - and BP is very close to the DMC conversion so I just went with it.  I was also going to change "Spinach" for "English Ivy" but after stitching some with EI I found that floss to be just too dark so I frogged it out and went back to the recommended "Spinach"....  here is the little bit I have done...


I love the "Ribbon Red" and will probable stick to the hand full of DMC "browns" - This last part should be finished up in a day or two.

That's about it for today.  I'll not be posting tomorrow as I am taking a 1/2 day - but I'll be back on Monday.  Thanks again for stopping by and for your comments!!  Do stop again!

Take care,
edgar

22 comments:

  1. As always beautiful stitching. Will you and Edgar be hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? I ask because I love your recipes and hope you share more. My DH always says THANKS EDGAR when I bake him something you featured. lol

    hugs
    -missy-

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  2. I love Brandied Pears; it is one of my favourite browns. It looks lovely and They Sinned is just wonderful. I love the colours!

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  3. Great progress on ATS & I'm sure the December cottage will be as lovely as all the others you have done : ) Have a great weekend!

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  4. ATS is looking great! Almost there! I will be anxious to see your completed cottages. Have a great day off!

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  5. Edgar,
    Both ATS and Cottage are beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. ATS...stunning!
    And you win the prize with the cottages! :)

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  7. wow i really love the stunning ATS..it is so sweet..
    the december cottage is a cute stitching project..
    hugs xxx

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  8. Your ATS sampler is stunning. Beautiful stitching!

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  9. I enjoy watching your progress on your stitching.

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  10. Your ATS always gets me drooling . So beautiful. Love your wip too? Are you going to stitch next years CCN project too?

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  11. You're re really hitting the home stretch now on your ATS. Hang in there, the end is in sight! Mine comes hom from the framer next week - can't wait!

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  12. ATS is looking fantastic. Lovely Christmassy colours on the December cottage too

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  13. Love both projects Edgar. You'll soon have the Cottages finished, I look forward to seeing them :)

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  14. Great progress on ATS! I am always amazed when I see that piece stitched. I know it's just one cross after another but there are a *lot* of crosses!! Nice start on December. I agree "Ribbon Red" is a great color. Looking forward to seeing your finish.

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  15. That is going to be a stunning finish! Beautiful work.
    Running the thread along the edge is an excellent idea. I might borrow that one!

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  16. Edgar, you are making great progress on and they sinned. I will be here for you when you get to the grass. I have provided moral support to three of my friends. I can't wait to see your finished cottages. MartyG

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  17. ATS is so amazing! I have enjoyed your updates. Your Cottages are gorgeous!

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  18. ATS is gorgeous, Edgar!!

    Nice start on your December cottage!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  19. ATS is so amazing! I have enjoyed your updates. Your Cottages are gorgeous!

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  20. Its wonderful to see this progressing, such a lovely design. Your cottages will be missed whn they are finished, I've loved every sitch and your changes.

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