Saturday, 10 January 2015

DUCJC 2015 - Day 9

Good morning!

Oh dear..... Margaret Sherry on Aida! What was I thinking not buying evenweave for this chart? I can only assume I didn't look closely at the symbols first to see how many fractionals there were i.e. LOADS!

I only managed to stitch the worm (whilst watching Top Gear Burma Special - have you realized yet I really like Top Gear?!) but feel that's quite an achievement for one day. I'm not stitching the background but will probably backstitch the border to give the piece a definitive area.


Book Worm
Featured in Margaret Sherry 2008/2009 Calendar
Stitched on 16ct Crocus hand-dyed Aida by Polstitches Designs 2 over 1


I'm glad it's Saturday tomorrow as it's another Elemental Dragon design which I know I will want to stitch on all day. If I do have to put it down I might follow in Katie's footsteps and start pouting!

Until tomorrow then,

Love and hugs
Rachel x

9 comments:

  1. He is so cute! I never thought I would say that about a worm! Haha!

    The fabric choice you picked is gorgeous too!

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  2. That design is too cute! The fabric is beautiful at least. Hope the fractional stitches don't drive you too crazy. LOL about the pouting. Go ahead it's fun haha.

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  3. That fabric is beautiful and I agree with Emma, the little worm is cute! Pout away!

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  4. The fabric is lovely and the little worm so cute (in a way, because worms are not cute!).
    Managed to finally watch the Christmas Top Gear... oh dear, some people had fun, not!

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  5. I know what you mean about MS on aida... those fractionals... yick!
    Good job though on the worm... see what Top Gear does for your stitching... makes you stitch faster!
    I must admit I love the specials they do - don't know how they survive sometimes!
    Hugs xx

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  6. I'm doing the February design from the same calendar, and had the same epiphany about doing it on aida as you. Always an adventure, huh? :)

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