Sunday, June 14, 2015

Frustrations and a Shameless Plug

First, a shameless plug.  I occasionally guest blog on Stitching the Night Away and this weekend I wrote a three blog series, the first of which was posted today.

Next, some frustrations.  I have this UFO.  It should never have become a UFO!  It's an ornament!  Ugh!

Anyway, this ornament is three dalmatians wearing antlers which I shrunk to ornament proportions by stitching it on 18 ct. Aida.

This is where I last left it
I see it in my stitching basket and I pick it up to work on and then I remember why I quit working on it in the first place.  It shouldn't be tedious and frustrating but it is!  Maybe it's because the fabric is cut a bit small so it's hard to hold and it won't fit in my Q Snap.  I don't know.  Whatever the case, it was originally intended for Em and then I decided to make it for Zoe and now, I'm considering quitting on it and finding something else!


I put some progress on it but not really.  I just couldn't stand it today!  Again!
I also did a very small bit of work on Octopus's Garden.


5 comments:

  1. Sorry did not see your tabs up the top with the dark blue. Love your Wips and your dogs are so cute.

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  2. When I have a piece of fabric that's too small for my qsnap I stitch muslin to the sides to "frame" it so that it fits the snap.

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  3. Those little Disney ornaments always do my head in! Despite how many I've done and knowing what a pain they are, I always start a new one thinking "Oh, I'll do this because it won't take very long!", yeah, right!

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    1. It's actually not Disney but I know what you're talking about! I've done several Disneys and they look deceptively easy. The Mickey Mouse I did for Zoe took FOREVER!

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  4. those dalmations are super cute!

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