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It is beautiful, Robin. Rose was amazed that you didn't change the birds to robins, though.....it's not too late! Only kidding.Again, congratulations on a beautiful finish, which is, to the best of my knowledge, the first finish in our group. I know there a couple who are close behind. For those, like me, who are not so close behind, please see Linda's challenge which is one of the comments on the previous post.Job well done, which must be very satisfying.Bobbi
Thanks Bobbi.I know I had thought about changing the birds, but decided to keep it the way it was because I liked the blue colors. Does anyone think they will use colonial knots for the sheep? I know that wouldn't be a traditional reproduction sampler, but ...I think we need to do this more often--it gets me to actually stitch. LOLRobin Have a good weekend everyone.
I mentioned your thought about the sheep to Rose and she said what I've also heard a lot...if you are going to use knots, do them over the cross stitches so you have complete coverage. Also, do them randomly...not in straight lines. Sounds like it would be cute. Are the sheep large enough? I haven't studied that part of the sampler much.It has been great fun stitching...and blogging with you gals...few that you might be. Hoping to get some more finishes posted on here. I took a photo of Rose's cardinals tonight for future reference. They are wonderful. I'm having trouble getting on the Internet on my computer, but will try to post these photos for everyone soon.Would love to see some wooly sheep if you decide to do that. By the way, for others, make sure you click on Robin' photo to see all the detail, if you haven't already.
FINISHED MINE, USED DRIED THYME FOR GRASS AND PUT SOME KNOTS ON THE SHEEP. I WILL TRY TO SEND A PIC TOMORROW-NOT GOING TO BE EASY
Congratulations Linda. You were fast too....If I get a chance I may try the colonial knots. I agree, that doing the cross stitch under the knots is a great idea. Now don't look too close--you may see mistakes....Robin
Congrats, Linda. I look forward to seeing your wooly sheep and the dried thyme. I really liked the looks of the DT on the photo I saw on the internet.What are you on to next?
I SIGH NOT FOR BEAUTY AND FRUIT OF THE VINE ARE CONTRACTS. I WANT TO DO BB LOOSE FEATHERS. ROSE'S LOOKS SO WONDERFUL OVER ONE. I HAD A MARATHON STITCH DAY YESTERDAY AND WILL TRY TO EXPERIMENT WITH PAINT FOR FRAME TODAY.
Oh, yes, I forgot you had two big projects waiting in the wings. The Loose Feathers is a fun stitch. I hope to finish mine in the next couple of days and then get back to this project...now that Rose has figured out the cardinals for me. Love your wooly sheep, too.