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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

More on Nostlagy

I'm not where I want to be to say 'Oh, my goal is done!' because I wanted more leaf-work.  I wanted them to look finished.  However, I've had to just start filling in the bigger blocks of background color, so that it would be easier to tell where the leaf-edges are.

I did wander into territory I wasn't going to go to yet - I did one color of one band of the mosaic.

Also, I finished all the 3371 in her hair, and the garnet (902) highlights.  So I will be filling in the black next, and I wanted to take a picture before I started that.  When there is more than one large area of color - unusual in a HAED, I know - then I like to alternate needles-full of floss to prevent boredom and random changing of projects.

So, since you now know all that supremely, extremely, vastly important information, here's an update pic.

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That's from earlier today.  I've started the black and more shades of blue on the background.  There will be one more pic before the end of February.

And here's another HAED - what's a layaway without knocking one of those Hannah Lynn's off the list?  This one is QS Nina.  Those are some hairy coconuts! (and that's a sentence I never thought I'd type!)

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I was surprised there was only one skein of 310 listed for her - so I had to check the pattern, and found that all of her outline is done in 898.  That'll be interesting.

6 comments:

  1. I`m still giggling when I look at your hairy coconuts - and that`s a sentence I never thought I`d type, lol! Lovely projects, btw :)

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  2. It would be different to it stitched up in brown rather then black:)

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  3. You made great progress on Nostlagy. I love your new HAED. You will gotta quit getting these. I so want to stitch one.

    Linda

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  4. Beautiful stitching and I love your new chart =)

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