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Monday, October 8, 2012

Hold Everything!

There was a post on our Cabinet of Curiosities site that said to stop stitching the Rose Glove until the teacher has a chance to address questions about it.  So there's my excuse to lay it aside for a while.  The teacher is going to teach a class in New Hampshire this week but not the one I am going to.  I thought about working just a little bit on it every day until I have that darn background done.  I made sure to leave enough room to stitch it all over again if I need to.

I made great progress on Flowers of the Needle.  I found the spangles!  I think the basket is just about done.  I thinking of just a couple more leaves.  Then I may add some purple flowers around the outside vine so that the purple in the basket doesn't look out of place.

I really like how the  flower basket has filled up the space.

I finished the basket!!  It was very challenging to get that thread couched where I wanted it.  But it looks fine - especially from a distance.  On the picture of the project are two birds on either side of the basket.  I don't like them as I think they are too small.  So I may go looking for a prettier bird.  When I get that done the whole needle book can be put together.  There is one more part to this project.  It is a needle roll.  But it will be easy as it is just vine and alphabet.  Maybe I can get this done before my trip.

All is right with the world as the bathrooms are clean and DH is taking me out for dinner.
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2 comments:

  1. The flower basket looks really pretty. Will you be able to finish-finish this set before you go away?

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  2. The Flowers of the needle is Heavenly beautiful!
    How pretty the flowers are and the basket, oo just drooling!
    It will be so pretty when you have finished the set:)

    The glove looks also truly wonderful!
    Sorry to hear you have problems with the gold thread.
    I have experianced that too, with the thread breaking up.
    About the needle, it can be a good thing to change to a larger eye one and see if it works.
    Hope you will get it to work.

    Thanks for a lovely post, take care:)

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