Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Bert Badger - DUCJC 2016 Finish 6/31

Good morning all!

I'm back with finish number 6 from my January new starts!

Bert Badger was enjoyable and easy to stitch up, although I did fudge the backstitching again. Justine described the backstitching as "sketchy" which suits the design perfectly and means a bit of poetic licence could be used.

This is how Bert looked last time you saw him:


And here he is all completed and ready to join Sally in my Box of Shame until all 6 Woodland Folk have been completed:

DMC Woodland Folk
Stitched on 16ct Kelp over-dyed aida by Fabric Flair 2 over 1
Stitch count 57 wide by 57 high
Started - 6th January 2016
Finished - 23rd February 2016
Total stitching time - 15 hours
(estimated 16 hours)


So that's another WIP checked off my list.

As for what's next..... probably not another finish, but a couple of the larger pieces on which I wish to make some progress. But, you never know!!

Hope everybody's keeping those needles busy!
Rachel x

19 comments:

  1. He's so cute! And the backstitching looks perfect:)

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  2. Aww he's so sweet! Another fab finish.

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  3. Love him. And the backstitching looks spot on to me:)

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  4. He's darling! Whatever you did to fudge the backstitch looks perfect.
    Congrats on another finish. Kinda missing your daily posts!

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  5. So cute! Bert & his friends are adorable.
    When is the next one for?

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  6. Soooo cute! Congrats on another wonderful finish!! I'm not coughing as bad today and don't feel as dizzy so hopefully I'll be able to pick up my needle again.

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  7. Adorable finish! You did a great job with the back stitching, it looks perfect.

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  8. What great little Woodland Creatures. Congrats on another finish

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  9. Congrats on the cute finish !! :) I stitched just one length of thread today.

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  10. Love the finish on this one! Congrats!

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  11. Another adorable finish Rachel.

    Linda

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  12. So cute! I love his squidgy tummy. Looking forward to stitching these myself!
    Amazing how much work goes into what looks like a relatively small design. That's why I don't count my stitching hours!

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  13. He's a chubby little badger! He's very cute though and will look great with the others. Hopefully it will only be a short stay in the box of shame!

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  14. Another great finish, you are just checking them off your list right and left! Good for you :) Looking forward to seeing your next finish.

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  15. Cute finish I love his big feet!

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  16. Another spectacular finish. Love his little round tummy!

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  17. Another sweet little Woodland guy finished. I'm looking forward to seeing a picture showing them all side by side.

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