Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WIPocalypse Update #5...

According to the original WIPocalypse calender, I am a couple days late with my update...
(I actually had my stitching done, I just didn't have time to take photos and write a blog post until now.)
But, I just read Measi's update, that the WIPocalypse update time is pushed back until the 9th of May...

I decided I would share what have for now and post anything I get done in the next few days on the 9th. (Update #5.5, we'll call it....that is if, I get any more work done on my WIPocalypse pieces.)

Anyway, since the we were suppose to share our progress on May the 4th (Star Wars day), I decided to do an entire Star Wars update!

So, this is where I left off..

Now, I spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday working on the Star Wars alphabet, just for this update..

Day Number One progress...

Day Number Two...

And, Day Number Three...

All the new characters...

I am really loving how the entire piece is coming together!
Of course, I am NOT going to love all the french knots I'll have to do, once the piece is completed...
...but, I'll save that headache for later.

Unfortunately, I didn't get any stitching time at the lake...
...work was just too busy, but I forgot to post my progress on Mr. Kitty from last week.


I think he is looking pretty good!

Well, I am off to finish up dinner and hopefully get to work on some more stitching!
Hope everyone has a great evening.

11 comments:

  1. Lovely progress. I save the French knots for last too:) Love the colors on Mr. Kitty.

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  2. Great progress. If you really don't want to do french knots, depending on where they are you can replace them with beads to add an extra sparkle.

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    1. Thanks D1-D2! I have never worked with beads, but I may just have to give it a try!

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  3. Lovely progress. If you don't like doing french knots try colonial knots. They are a lot easier and have the same look. There is a great video on You Tube by Mary Corbett that shows how they are done, gave me a lot of confidence.

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    1. Thanks Kristin! I will definitely give colonial knots a try!

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  4. Great progress! I've come to realize I don't mind French knots when I am crazy quilting, but on cross-stitch pieces I have a heck of a time not pulling them through the fabric - I have started doing colonial knots instead. I think they are slightly bigger, but they look the same. I would be putting them off too!

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    1. Thanks Renee!
      After watching the tutorial on colonial knots, I am definitely going to give them a try.

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  5. Great progress!! I am with you on the french knots... we don't get along :)

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