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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Angel of Hope

Angel of ...Hope?



Or DEATH?!  Bwah ha ha ha haa...

Lol!

Here's Angel of Hope - wow, she needs a nickname, like Gracie's :D - after her first rotation turn.  I didn't get very far but I did get her face done.



I'm not sure about that stitch on the bridge of her nose - it is a half stitch on the chart, but the dark fabric shows through.  I think that when I get her back out, I will make it a 3/4 stitch, instead.  Then her nose won't look so odd.  I may also backstitch her lips in a darker color.  I'm not sure about that, though.  My next goal will be to finish her hair and start a wing.

She is supposed to offset Gracie - they are the same size and they'll sort of face each other.  So I did her skin over two, like Gracie's.  The different fabric doesn't bother my Mum, and she has a different frame saved back, but she wants to hang them on either side of a dresser, with their faces toward each other, so I thought the skin should be the same.

I'm tempted to get Archangel out now, though - it's Mirabilia March!  We'll see what happens!

Happy Stitching,

Tama

8 comments:

  1. Another great choice:), will look so pretty with Gracie. Ooh, backstitch on the face makes me cringe, you're doing a wonderful job. Lovely progress!

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  2. I can't wait to see the progress on this one. It's already beautiful.

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  3. Wonderful progress Tama. She looks great.

    Linda

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  4. Good progress on your Leap Year start! I'm afraid I've only managed to add a few black windows on mine...but I always knew it would be a SLOW labour of love lol:)

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  5. Great progress she reminds me of Princess Leia lol

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  6. Gorgeous progress. She looks lovely.

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  7. Nice progress and I agree on Leia, would that work as a nickname? :)

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  8. Your Angel of Hope looks great =) I'm sure she will be amazing and a perfect match for Gracie =)

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