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Playing on the Swing Completed!

Just as I hoped, I have finished The Girl!

Here she is, framed:

Here I am holding it, very pleased!

I have put it on top of my bookcases, and it will come out every Christmas!

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The Sky is Complete!

I have spent some more time on the Girl, and now the sky is complete and the tree has grown some more!

I am loving stitching this, can’t wait until it is finished, ready for Christmas!

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The Girl

I haven’t stitched this for a long time, but last night the girl in the red coat came out again. This is how far I got last night:

I have decided to bring this home so it is finished in time for Christmas. I have been stitching tonight in front of a film, and I am now here:

The top of this is harder than the bottom, several different shades of brown and green but I am enjoying it :-)

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Playing on the Swing

I have been working on the girl again, and finally learned the name of the piece:

Playing on the Swing

I have finished the bottom half of the piece, and I cannot believe the difference back stitch makes, it has made this picture come alive! I cannot wait to get this finished, although I’m sure I will miss it:

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A Day of Stitching

On Friday I spent the day with at my parents watching the cricket and sewing. Below are progress pictures taken throughout the day. As you can see, I’m not very fast at sewing.

This is where I left it:

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The Girl Again

I have done some more stitching on The Girl. As you can see the tree is starting to grow. This is still a delight to sew.

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The Girl in the Red Coat

I have been at my parent’s, which means I have done more on the girl. I am really enjoying sewing her. She is finished, except for the outline so I’ll be working on the rest of the picture – the tree and swing. I think this is looking good:

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The Girl

Here is the latest update:

I’m very pleased with how she is looking

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