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Progress on Spirit of Jean & Mae
September 7, 2015, 9:00 pm
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Because we have the ANG CyberPointers meeting over Labor Day weekend & because I am anxious to get back to stitching Spirit of Jean, I am dedicating what stitching time I have this weekend to this piece. After reading the meeting reports Saturday morning, I finished the 4 diamond pavilions. Then, we enjoyed the afternoon at the Arden Fair & killer Golden Margaritas over dinner with our Delaware friends!

The members leading CPs certainly do a fine job. And, this is one of the Correspondence Courses they voted to do as a group.

Sunday morning I worked on the Smyrna stitches. I got to this point and realized that I had missed the inner ring of Smyrnas. So, I ripped & started restitching it Sunday. And, Monday, I got back to where I was!

Mistake

I’m glad I had to redo it. I didn’t have enough of the thread for the diamond pavilions. So, I found a better match in my stash! And, I rethought my upcoming planned thread placement & made a couple of changes. The over dyed Watercolours was from Mae’s stash & the length was fantastic to match the pattern symmetrically. I found the center green & stitched outwards to all sides. I’m very happy!

Great weekend with friends & for stitching!

Corrected

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I love how jeans patterns have rows of smyrna stitches making waves.

Comment by Diane Lithgow

They do add a nice effect. She used them quite a bit & I can see why.

Comment by melitastitches4fun




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