Friday, 8 January 2016

DUCJC 2016 - Day 7 - Autumn Alphabet

Good morning!

For day 7 the children chose a Lizzie Kate design which, as I mentioned yesterday, I would not even have glanced at a couple of years ago. But my tastes have changed and I now love it!

Here's my handiwork so far:


Lizzie Kate Autumn Alphabet
Stitched on 16ct Cloud Brown over-dyed 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 40 minutes


Tomorrow will be a piece which another participant in CJC started a couple of days ago.

Until then,
Rachel x

PS I have two regular commenters (L and A) and one new commenter (M) whose comments do not come through as emails. I tend to reply to most of my emails so if you do not receive thank-yous it is because I either do not get your emails or because you are a no-reply blogger. But please rest assured that I do read every comment and thank you for taking time to read and comment on my blog.

14 comments:

  1. Another great start!
    For some reason my replies don't come through to a lot of bloggers as emails, and I'm not tech savvy enough to figure out why, or fix it. I never take it personally when I don't get a thank you email....in fact, with all the comments you get it must cut into your stitching time replying to them all;) Thanks for the acknowledgement!!

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  2. Yay!! You have started one of those LK!! I love them and am really tempted to stitch them myself one day. Great new start & the fabric is just perfect for the autumn colours.

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  3. Oh great new start. Love the fabric.
    It's so weird that's happening to Linda too. She comments and no one gets the email. I never remember to look and see if someone has commented without an email. I feel like I'm leaving them out too.

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  4. A slightly bigger new start for you today but a gorgeous one! You're off to a good start with this one and the Cloud Brown is perfect.

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  5. Love LK designs and you are off to a great start.
    Someone once told me it is something about their email address being with yahoo so google doesn't let them thru; don't know if that is true or not but it seems like they most are yahoo addresses.

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  6. I love these designs! I was never a LK fan but some of their designs really stand out to me and this alphabet series is one of them. Great work for one day!

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  7. That happens to me as well that a designer or certain designs grow on me with the years - and vice versa. Yes, our tastes sometimes change. When I started stitching I didn't like alphabets and all sorts of samplers. But now I love them. This alphabet looks great, a lovely Crazy project.

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  8. Wonderful progress for the first day Rachel. I love this series and have finished 2 of them and have the other 2 started. Nobody gets an email from me and no one knows why or can fix it.

    Linda

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  9. What a great start, Rachel! I have really started to like Lizzie Kate designs and am definitely going to have to pick up a few.

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  10. Great progress on this one!!

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  11. Lovely start, great fabric choice as well <3

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  12. I really love all of these - perhaps one day I will stitch one too!

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  13. I get your emails always. Love all of your design and your challenge is awesome... so cute!! Thanks for sharing.

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  14. It is funny how our tastes change. I have a few things that I purchased previously that I would never stitch now and have passed on several of them. Great start on this one!

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