Saturday, February 5, 2011

Hello, New Project!

I started something new last night.


This is going to be Nan's Garden, from Just Nan. It's an oldie, but a goodie from 2000, and it's been in my stash for that long. I figured that I had the chart, and the embellishment pack and most of the required DMC threads, so I might as well make it. Here is the model:

I made a fabric substitution. Instead of the 28ct platinum the pattern calls for, I'm using 32ct Antique Lace (same fabric I used for Nature's Alphabet.) I'm liking the colors on it, and since it's a higher count, of course the design will be a little bit smaller than the model. That's fine with me. I like small and dainty.

In sewing news, there's not much going on. I have the flutter sleeve top all done except for buttons, and the pencil skirt all done except for the hem. I need to get to the fabric store for buttons and bias tape for the hem, but there's over a foot of snow on the ground, and more on the way! But I promise, I'll have garments to show soon.
If you're having snow days, take advantage and get lots of sewing and stitching done!

3 comments:

sewing spots said...

Love your new project! Good luck with the snow :(

natalyK said...

I have admired this chart for quite some time. I think it is beautiful and the hedgehogs in the bottom band are too cute. What wonderful progress you have made.

Kyle said...

You've been such a cross-stitching machine lately! I love your work!