Thursday, 1 March 2018

February Progress on 2015/2016 Challenge Pieces

Hello there!

Another month has flown past already so it's time to check in with my stitching for February on my outstanding WIPs started back in 2015/2016. Remember that my aim is to finish one and work on two more each month. So, how did I do?

Well, I finished Spring from The Four Seasons (posted previously) and worked on:


Spring Alphabet by Lizzie Kate
started 22nd January 2016; worked on last month
completed fifth and half of sixth rows



Canal Crossing by Heritage Crafts
started 10th February 2015; last stitched on 26th April 2015
worked my way down and across from the top right


I also ripped out and re-stitched the green I was not totally happy with on the Spring Alphabet. I chose the best brightish olive green match I could find so now the 'wrong' green...


has been replaced with a better green (particularly noticeable in the trefoil):


Much better, don't you think? I'm certainly a lot happier and think it was definitely worth the additional 5 hours it took to rip and restitch these sections and a few more odd bits.

In March I should be able to finish Spring Alphabet and make further progress on Canal Crossing and another project from my very slowly shrinking bag of WIPs.

Take care,
Rachel x

6 comments:

  1. Wonderful progress Rachel. I love the new shade of green you picked.

    Linda

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  2. Great progress, Rachel! Good that you changed the color. While you are happily seeing your shrinking bag of WIPs, are you also thinking about new starts?;)

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  3. The new shade of green looks great Rachel; you were right to rip it out and restitch it! I just love that Alphabet series. It is a shame LK is retiring though, she always had lots of cute designs.

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  4. Fantastic progress on this projects. The change in the green looks fantastic, definitely a good choice.

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  5. Beautiful progress on your WIPs. I agree with your change of green being worth it in the end.

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  6. Nice work, and yes, the decision to change the green was the right one!

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