Monday, 23 January 2017

Cats In Love - finished

Good morning all,

As expected, it didn't take long to finish Cats In Love. This is my fourth finish of 2017! Don't worry, there won't be any more for a while as my remaining projects are not as small and will therefore take longer.

After a good burst of steam ironing to even out and close the stitches, here's how the finished piece looks:

FluffyFuzzypatterns (etsy)
Stiched on 16ct Lavender aida from Sewitall.com 2 over 1
Stitch count 100 wide by 137 high
Started - 1st January 2017
Finished - 22nd January 2017
Total stitching time - 26 hours 25 minutes


Requiring just under three skeins of black I'm really surprised I didn't get fed up with the monotony of going backwards and forwards row by row. But I thoroughly enjoyed not having to concentrate or count much and seeing progress with each line. Silhouettes really are a no-brainer! And, as an added bonus, it stitched up far quicker than I had estimated.

So, on my frames now (I'm keeping projects on three different sizes of frames) are two WIPs from 2015 and my new start. I don't know which project will appear on my blog next, so watch this space!

Keep those needles burning!
Rachel x

12 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your finish! Cute design.

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  2. Wow, you are flying through projects. Well done on another awesome finish!! Love this one, might have to get it myself at some point.

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  3. Lovely, lovely finish. The design really does suit the fabric you picked. Great stitching.

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  4. Awww, that is a cute one! Congrats on the cute finish. Can't wait to see what you are working on next!!

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  5. Congrats on the adorable finish Rachel. I would have never guessed that would use almost 3 skeins of floss.

    Linda

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  6. How cute! Congrats on the finish!!

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  7. The black looks wonderful on that fabric and congrats on such a cute finish.

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  8. Very cute. You're needle has been flying.

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  9. I think you picked the best fabric for this and it looks great. Congrats on your finish.

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  10. What a cute finish! Love the fabric.

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