Thursday, 20 November 2014

New Start - Dolphin Ruins by Rabnann

Good morning all!

With Autumnal Abstract finished (the frame is being delivered this morning) I am now free to work on something else which is - surprise surprise - Dolphin Ruins. I know I've got a lot of WIPs that desperately need attention but I just couldn't wait any longer to start this one:


Dolphin Ruins by Rabnann (ebay)
Stitched on 16ct Light Blue aida 2 over 1
Stitch count 223 wide by 288 high
Started - 16th November 2014
Stitching hours to date - 10


So far it's mostly black (310) and very dark blue (823) with a splash of lighter blues thrown in for variation (and sanity!)

Progress on this chart will be a bit slower than you have been witnessing lately - partly because I am having to use the old grey matter and count more and partly because it's a much bigger project. The blues are lovely to work with after the autumnal colours so I'll carry on until I feel like I need another colour-palette change.

Until next time,

All the best and
Happy stitching :)
Rachel x

PS don't forget, you can still leave a comment indicating your interest in winning the Autumnal Abstract chart. I know it's not to everybody's taste, and I actually don't have that many followers, but there's only one entrant so far!!

14 comments:

  1. I love your new start and your Autumn finish! Your blog is fabulous.
    Jan
    www.threadgarden.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Jan. I'll go and take a look at your now! :)

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  2. Oh dear, I can't believe there is only one entrant for this lovely chart!! I love it!!!
    Great start, on your new project :) Looking forward to seeing it progress.

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  3. Hi Rachel#
    This new start looks great already x

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    1. Thanks Sally. I'm only doing the blocks of colours at the moment though - the confetti can wait! :)

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  4. I LOVE dolphins!!! I had to find the picture for this chart and it's going to be gorgeous. I look forward to watching your progress.

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    1. Thanks Katie. I've now put the finished design with the posting. I should have done that originally. :)

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  5. I would love to stitch Autumnal Abstract, but I don't think I'd have a chance to start it any time soon. :-(
    The new piece is looking great already!

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    1. Thank you for your honesty Caitlin. Why can't we stitch 24/7?! :)

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  6. Looks great! I saw the 10 hour and read it as the whole picture after 10 hours I was like "holy crap she finished?! That's the fastest stitcher ever!" Glad I get to see progress on this one!

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    1. Er.... language Heather!!! If only I could stitch it in 10 hours! :)

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  7. Of course, I love your new start Rachel. You sure have made a lot of progress on it in 10 hours. I'm entering again for Autumnal Abstract. LOL

    Linda

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    1. I've cheekily added your name to the list a second time, but you'll only get one entry I'm afraid! Wonder how many more times you'll enter before the end of November??? :)

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