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Posts made in September, 2009

Detail is in the Backstitch

Posted by on Sep 28, 2009 in Cross stitching, Woodland Enchantress | 0 comments

Detail is in the Backstitch

Backstitch is among the least enjoyable parts of stitching for me; I say among because french knots rate highly in my least liked list.  I think it comes down to knowing that the project is nearly finished I leave all backstitch, speciality stitches and beads until last they are the finishing touches and they are all that stops me starting a new project. Despite my dislike the picture is never really finished until the backstitch is done, it adds those finishing touches that last little detail...

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Getting Behind

Posted by on Sep 17, 2009 in Website news, Woodland Enchantress | 0 comments

Getting Behind

A catchup with the picture, this is a few weeks ago and I have done some more since so I’ll do another picture soon.  After I rolled the picture on the frame the sewing kicked on a bit and I’ve now taken the right hand side up to the top of the picture.  You can now make out where the top of her body is going to fit in as well as the block of stitching that needs to be done, it makes me feel like I’m beginning to get to the end.  So now I’m beginning to think about what...

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