Category: "Needlework"

The Nine Horses - 28 hours

by brae  

Continuing work on The Nine Horses.  The border is complete, and the background is just about halfway done.  I'm at 28 hours of stitching time. Half cross-stitch, 32ct Jobelan. more »

The Nine Horses - 20.75 hours

by brae  

Since I eliminated part of the original design on The Nine Horses, there was a considerable white space in the lower right-hand corner.  I designed three flowers based on the original two needlepoint tapestries to fill the space.  I've also started… more »

Contacts and a dye job

by brae  

Okay, the three dark brown horses now have light eyes, manes and triangle detailing.  One of them has a observable tail, but the new light color would have blended with the grey horse's legs to the right so I stitched that in the same brown as the… more »

The Nine Horses - 16.25 hours

by brae  

I was hit with a bad cold this past week, so I've been doing nothing but sleeping and popping cold meds.  :\  I did some more work on the Nine Horses tapestry now that I'm feeling better.  This is 16.25 hours of work.  Since I'm leaving off part of the… more »

The Nine Horses - 4.75 hours

by brae  

I have begun stitching on The Nine Llamas using 32ct Jobelan fabric in parchment.  I'm using two strands of DMC floss and using the tent stitch (half cross stitch).  I'm changing my colors from the original as I usually do and am planning to leave off… more »

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