Canvas coverup…

Another beautiful weekend and another Saturday spent catching up on my canvas piece at Hampton Court. Here is what it looked like last time you saw it…..

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Progress before today

Today I made a real effort to finish the horses head, although could not sew too close to the eye as I am about to pull this out and make it much darker (adding another day to the finishing time!). I also managed to make a start on the woman’s face, although I am not too sure if this will stay in either. I chose to use a small cross stitch with a single diagonal stitch over the top.

Here is a look at my canvas now…

 

And a quick surreptitious look at the sewing room….

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Happy sewing everyone.

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About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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6 Responses to Canvas coverup…

  1. It’s often hard to get genuine darks in embroidery wools, and they are so important, aren’t they!

  2. kathyreeves says:

    OH that is looking splendid, and you are so right, the eye needs to be darker. I love the texture you are creating!

  3. Catherine says:

    It’s looking brilliant Deborah! The colours you are using are so bright and wonderful. I hope you are enjoying it.

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