Category: "Needlework"

Tree Ring Rug - 13 hours

by brae  

Here's an update on the Tree Ring Rug. I'm at 13 hours and 1 3/4" diameter.  I need to reach a maximum of 5 3/4" diameter.  The progress is deceiving since it's obviously taking longer to make a full perimeter of French knots each time around.  I try… more »

The Nine Horses -- chart available in my etsy shop

by brae  

There was some interest in the chart for The Nine Horses.  I've posted the pdf file in my etsy shop for those who are interested in stitching one for themselves.  It was designed for 32 count fabric and ends up being approximately 4" x 3.5". more »

The Tree Ring rug -- 5 seconds

by brae  

You know I usually keep track of my time when stitching...but I don't think I've ever captured the first stitch of a project.  One French knot down.... As you can see, this will be a completely freehand project.  I've made no pattern or markings on the… more »

The Nine Horses - 38.5 hours

by brae  

I finished the stitching portion of The Nine Horses tapestry, for a total of 38.5 hours of work.  :]  I still need to trim the fabric, turn the edges and do the final finishing.  It's currently 4" x 3.5", and the measurements won't change much from that… 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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