Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Progress

I was a late starter with both these projects.
Sweet Pea seed planted at the time stated on the packet came to nothing so I put in some plants, a bamboo teepee and voila.... they are beginning to flower.   The DBEM watches their progress daily and we both look forward to a fragrant display.

The Ackworth Quaker trend bypassed me a few years ago.   Well, I purchased several charts but never got around to stitching them until now.   Despite some kilometres of reverse stitching on this one I am making good progress and am enjoying the colour, the fabric and the rhythm of the cross stitch motifs.

4 comments:

  1. I really like this project! You are so good to baste everything. I should but don't, then wish I had when I've made mistakes counting.

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  2. Lovely sweetpeas and great progress on the Quakers. I do like Quaker designs.

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  3. I'm always so envious of you at this time of year when you approach summer and we approach winter. Lovely pink sweet pea and very neat design.

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  4. We tried for several years to grow them in Michigan, just too warm, bleaches the leaves and no scent 😢 Shame, as a happy reminder of 1st daughter's birth in Dorset, in August. Lovely stitching, Margaret.

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