SAL – Sunday 13th March 2022

Hello Everybody,

As some of you know from a previous post I have completed Lady Greensleeves, hooray, hooray a happy dance day.

I first blogged about this project in March 2017, and 4 years later (that is what a WIP is), 61,600 stitches later on the 4th March 2022 it is complete. I keep gazing at the finished piece – in awe of how beautiful it really is. (Sorry if that sounds like blowing me own trumpet.)

Well I have chosen my new project, again it is rather large and it is Modern Folk Embroidery’s “The Fruit of Plenty” designed by Jacob de Graaf as a SAL last year but I just paid for the downloads so I could stitch within my own time schedule. Jacob showed his design in two shades of blue but I have chosen two shades of purple DMC as my main colours accentuated with black for the birds and squirrels and a dark green shade for the twiggy bits in the design.

Deep Purple shade 3837; Lilac Shade 554; Black 310; Deep Green 319.

Well lets show some some pictures of my start ……..

Well that is me for this week – so please take a peek at what the other members of this sewing group have achieved on their various projects.

Daisy


Avis
ClaireGunConstanzeChristinaKathyMargaretCindyHeidiJackieSunnyMeganDeborahCarmelaSharonDaisyAJCathieLindaHelen

9 thoughts on “SAL – Sunday 13th March 2022

  1. Oh my, Lady Greensleeves is gorgeous. Yes, that was a big variety of greens! I adore your new project and the color changes you are making. Purple is one of my favorite colors. You stitching is very pretty.

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    1. Green is my favourite colour followed by purple so a change but not out of my favourite spectrum. This looks less intense than Lady Greensleeves, and like I said at my own pace and not rushing for a SAL.

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  2. This is going to be a beauty! Such a happy day to finish Lady Greensleeves. Will you frame her yourself, send it out, or do something completely different with her?

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  3. Lady Greensleeves is gorgeous! Well done on finally getting it finished. I finished a quilt this week that I started over 20 years ago. Shame on me LOL. My favourite colour is purple and my favourite colour combo is purple and green. I know I’m going to love your new project.

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