Category Archives: UnFinished Object

Map Away, Cottage Out

I have spent a lot of time on the Olde World Map, but have decided to put it away for a while. Here is how far I got up to on the quarter I was doing:

Here is an overall progress picture:

Not great photography but you get the general idea!

I have decided to go back to the Cottage and Bridge piece I was working on. This is the design:

And here is where I left off:

It clearly needs an iron but it should be fun to stitch this again.

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Finished! Anniversary Sampler

Well it is all done, and in plenty of time before the party:

I’m really happy with how this looks! It wasn’t the most fun to stitch but I think my Grandparents will love it.

Here are some progress photos:

I’ve been stitching this on and off for a couple of months and I’m glad it is finished! I have a couple of complaints:

  1. What a rubbish needle they provided. It was so hard to thread, and it didn’t stay gold for long.
  2. The pattern for the most part was fine to follow but for the backstitch they used the same thick black line for each colour. I found myself reverting to the picture to work out what colour I should be using.

Apart from those two comments this was fine to stitch, just not as fun as others I have finished lately. I will try to post a picture of it framed :)

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End of July UFO Week

And this is where I finished:

I’m really pleased with my progress, and as there is so little left I will finish it in the next couple of days :)

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UFO Update

I’ve had another good day of stitching and this is where I am now:

It is looking good and it nearly done!

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Stitching All Day

Yesterday I went back to my UFO project, and sewed like a maniac! I started the day like this:

And I finished the day here:

I’m very pleased!

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UFO Time Again!

It is that time of the month again! So here is where I got up to with the Olde World Map:

And as it is UFO time I will be back working on the anniversary sampler. Here is where I am up too:

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Switching Projects

Well I have decided to put away the anniversary sampler until the next UFO. Here is where I have got up to:

This is starting to look good, but to be honest, it is a bit boring!

I am moving back to the Olde World Map:

I love stitching this!

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Anniversary Doves

This week I have continued with the anniversary sampler. I have just sown the doves, and I like them!

Here is where I am up too:

I am going to keep stitching this over the weekend. Will update before I put it away.

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End of June UFO

This is where I was at the beginning of the week:

This is where I was at the middle of the week:

And here is where I finish the week:

I’m actually going to carry on doing this, just for this week for two reasons:
1. The anniversary is in August, so need to push on
2. The Map I’m working on is also a present, and my F-i-L is coming across next weekend so I need to keep it hidden from him, so it is easier just to keep this one out for another week

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June UFO – Mid-week

Well we are half way through the UFO week so I will update with how much I have done:

The names will read: Ron and Dorothy

As you can see there is a long way to go but I am happy with the progress so far

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