Wednesday, 13 January 2016

DUCJC 2016 - Day 12 - Summer Alphabet

Hello again!

I'm really excited the children finally picked this one for me to stitch. Yes, I love the chart but more than that I adore this absolutely gorgeous completely strokeable jaw-droppingly beautiful bright yellow fabric! If you haven't guessed already, yellow is my favourite colour so stitching on this was divine!

It's a real pity that, as usual and despite lots of editing, the photo doesn't do the fabric justice. I'm still not happy with this one but it's the best I can do. I think it's time to invest in a new camera as I have to colour edit nearly all of my photos. :(

I don't think this design needs any introduction, so here is my progress for the day:


Summer Alphabet by Lizzie Kate
Stitched on 16ct Cloud Lemon aida by Sewitall.com 2 over 1
Stitch count 111 wide by 159 high
Estimated stitching time 59 hours
Stitching time to date - 3 hours 35 minutes


I've resisted saying this for the first 11 days, but I am really looking forward to returning to this piece. I wonder if you can guess why!!!

Day 13 will be a smaller Lizzie Kate on much more muted fabric.

Until tomorrow,
Rachel x

14 comments:

  1. Another great start! That chart is pretty, and the fabric looks gorgeous on my monitor!
    I'm always impressed with how much stitching time you get each day....and a little jealous;)

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  2. The cloud lemon fabric look far better than I expected :)
    Methink it will end up in my basket soon!
    Great start on your gorgeous fabric.

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  3. The yellow is bright and cheery! I love it!

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  4. If it's brighter in person then it's just breathtakingly beautiful. I love the muted color on the screen now. Glad you are enjoying it so much!! Great start. The colors still pop on that gorgeous fabric.

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  5. Another lovely start with pretty fabric Rachel.

    Linda

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  6. Gorgeous awesome start! I love yellow too. It looks so different on your fabric to that pictured on the chart. Great choice!
    I'm a little jealous of your stitching time too...

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  7. Oh...another LK Alphabet! I love these charts and that yellow is so pretty! Will you be doing all the LK Alphabets?

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  8. Great work on all your recent starts. I use the scanner on the printer to get a realistic colour picture quite often.
    Love the alphabets too.

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  9. Wow that looks great! It's certainly yellow!

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  10. I have never stitched on yellow fabric but it must be very cheerful feeling to have such a wonderful fabric color in your hands. You made a great start on this one - already four letters stitched!

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  11. Lovely chart and that fabric is great!!

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  12. Lovely start! Yellow is DD's favourite colour as well. :)

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  13. This is such a lovely project! Well done for putting it down for now; I could never stop again so quickly...

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