Monday, April 1, 2024

Flowers for Spring

Gentle Friends, I had to make a major adjustment to my new start... I had to return to the stash and find another sampler to stitch.  Here is a snap of what I am working on now...

"Sarah Barker 1840" from Needlework Press
37ct Cloudburst by Sotema Linen
My Overdyed Floss Conversion 

So, long story short... the linen I had wanted to use and actually began stitching the PS piece on was about just shy of an inch or so....short on the top and bottom.  I knew it going in as I had done all the measurements...and...had used shortish linen to stitch on before but on far smaller projects.  Those tight quarters I thought I could make work...how wrong I was.   As I got going my Q-snaps were having issues with the short linen, a little slidey.  I knew this was a big piece and just did not want to fight with the linen for months on end so I frogged out what I had stitched, ironed the linen put it back into stash and resigned myself to going over the Bay Bridge to Alameda and visiting Needle in a Haystack, my LNS. It has been a long time since I've made a trip and now I have an excuse and a need for a massive piece of linen!!
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That's about it for today sports fans.  Thanks for stopping by do stop again.  
Stay Safe!!

Good Thoughts! Good Words! Good Deeds!
edgar

4 comments:

  1. Your start on Sarah looks good, Edgar. Sorry the other didn't work out at the moment!

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  2. Oh no! This new pattern seems very pretty

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  3. Pretty spring flowers. Bummer about the PS piece but glad you changed course when you did. I would likely have stubbornly forged ahead and then given up on it halfway through and tossed it in a never-to-be-completed pile. And what a delightful "consequence" to your decision. Have fun shopping! ~Robin~

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  4. Beautiful work! You're so good at color changs.

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