Monday, March 13, 2017

Andromeda day by day

Sometimes a design calls out to you so loudly that you just have to start it; Andromeda did that to me last week, and already having a piece of fabric that I was excited about using just made the call that much louder. As the design isn't really that big, I decided to take a couple of weeks off from the models I should be stitching and try to get her done in that time--so far, so good!

I chose to use the Mermaid fabric, as I agreed with the comments that the size of the moon on the other piece would have been a bit overwhelming and that the colors in Mermaid just flowed so nicely with the floss colors. Since I am trying to get this stitched in two weeks, I thought I would take a picture at the end of every day to see the progress made, and decided to share the pictures here as there shouldn't be too many.

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I'm really getting the urge to fill in all those spaces for her bling, but I think I'm going to wait until after I get her leg stitched and then reward myself with sparklies! The skin is always the slowest part on a Mira, choosing which partial stitches to use to get the smooth lines that make them look so nice, so it's always a relief to have that done.

Hope everyone has a great stitchy week!

6 comments:

  1. Holy wow you are really moving on this!!

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  2. Awesome progress each day Melanie.

    Linda

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  3. You are one speedy stitcher! She's looking gorgeous, definitely the right choice of fabric.

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  4. Wow, you've gotten a lot done already!
    She's looking great.
    Good luck on your goal. :)
    Marilyn

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