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Tuesday, 26 January 2010

New start

The final birthday gift for this month is now finished but a no show till it's been received.

It did mean all my goals for January are completed so time for a new start. With fabric and threads finally chosen (Fabric - 28ct jubilee antique white, threads DMC 224, 315 and 3347, i decided to make all the greenery green!) Sunday afternoon My Ladys Quaker got its first stitch and a little more stitched last night. It's a lovely design to stitch and does seem to grow really quickly, i've put it away now till next week though.

I do have another new start ready to have its maiden stitch. This one i haven't mentioned before, its been in my stash for a very long time and keeps getting overlooked. Its by a designer i haven't stitched before and i haven't seen many stitched by her either. There are over 22 pages with the chart and instructions! Some of the stitches are new to me so a learning curve with this one. It's based on a garden theme and there are 5 in the series but i only have this one in my stash ... any ideas of the designer and what it might be?

Tonight is UFO night at Stitch & Stash so Mr Stick is on the prowl keeping the ladies in order and watching for their progress pics this week.

Happy Stitching

19 comments:

  1. Don't recognise that one, looks interesting though

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  2. Lovely start. I can't wait to see it progress as I like this one.

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  3. Oh My Lady looks great, I was looking at threads for this today, with you and Karen doing it, made me want to stitch it!!

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  4. gorgeous Julie!!!!!! You have a mighty fine start on this! I love the colors you are using!

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  5. Great progress on Quaker Lady! I have this one but don't know what colors I'd like to use. It sounds like your new, new start is a Chatelaine by Martina Weber. She has lots of garden theme patterns that are huge but gorgeous!

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  6. Love the new start, I had been eyeing this design up.

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  7. Gorgeous new start cant wait to see this one grow
    Hope you are keeping well
    Hugs Shellie

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  8. Oh! what a nice start.
    Would the new start be Bright Needle, I am thinking of another one, but can't spit it out, lol
    I hope Mr.Stick doesn't bother you too much tonite

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  9. Like the start Julie,oh you have us in suspenders with the new one. I haven't a clue who or what it could be! I am not here really I am a figment of your imagination ,I am really stitching Mr Stick lol. Well I have been!!!
    Hugs Barb

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  10. Very nice start on the new project and can't wait to see another new one.

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  11. Lovely start Julie - look forward to seeing more and to your new start - haven't a clue what it might be

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  12. I had to look twice at your new start and of course its a skirt!
    I guess your garden one is a chatelaine one? I have Convent;s Herbal Garden so if you want a stitchy friend to stitch along with let me know., I have it all kitted up but think I migh trot along to Office World and have it copied up bigger as it is very snall!
    Happy Stiching
    Chris x

    I am raring to go to start my Grand Marquoir too! Not enough time!!

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  13. oops sorry for all the typos,
    I think I should switch on a light to see what I am doing!! LOL

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  14. oooh, Julie, I really like your new start. It's really pretty.

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  15. ROFLOL Your new start makes MLQ look like a decorated mushroom...with feet!

    But aside from where you stopped, it looks great!

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  16. Now that is a very pretty mix of colours. My Lady is going to be another gorgeous piece - looking forward to watching it grow. The other new WIP sounds intriguing. No ideas but am looking forward to seeing your first pic. :0)

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