Category: "Miniatures"

The Persian - 18.25 hrs

by brae  

Continuing work on the Persian rug.  I'm now at 18.25 hours of stitching.  I've had a few sessions of pulling knots back out to get the colors right and have added two more browns to the mix since the darkest brown that worked for the red border was too… more »

Gustav's Mill - introduction

by brae  

One of the reasons I cut new walls to make Watson Mill larger on the inside was to accommodate Gustav's hobby.  Turns out, in addition to avid reading, he's a miniaturist.  :D  In researching mini mills, I found this delightful Archistories Windmill… more »

The Persian - 6.25 hours

by brae  

Continuing work on the Persian rug.  I'm trying to get back on schedule for monthly updates, so here's the current progress late this month with a total of 6.25 stitching hours.  Since there are so many different colors but tiny areas of coverage, I've… more »

Mod Flowers rug - introduction

by brae  

A few years ago, when I first started making minis, I made a needlepoint rug on 24 count congress cloth based on a real life modern original called Parasols by Thomas Paul.  While it looked lovely in photographs, I was never very happy with the result.… more »

Tribal Foxes Rug - 110.75 hours, stitching complete

by brae  

I've finished stitching the Tribal Foxes rug with a total stitching time of 110.75 hours.  I just need to bind the edges and complete the final finishing. This was done in full cross stitch with single thread over 32 count Jobelan. more »

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