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Sunday, 1 November 2015

An Angelic Fail....

Yep, I failed!  So close but not quite close enough!

This is my Angel (or part there of).....


I know she looks a bit weird at the moment..... I have to find (order) the colour for her hair and locate some more of the colour of the shading around her wings, so I stitched what I could and then started backstitching the lower section.  I am not stitching the bottom of the dress as I need to keep this as a small design (further details on why later...).  You will probably notice that I changed the word "Joy" and stitched it in gold Kreinik.  I have also embellished her sleeve and head dress with green Kreinik just to bling it up a bit!!

For those of you that might like to know where this design came from.... she can be found in a very old Cross Stitch Christmas magazine (1999) - design is called "Joyful Angels Triptych" and is designed by Mona Eno.  I am stitching her on a piece of "Waratah" 32 count fabric from Stitches and Spice (an Australian online fabric store).

I will come back and post a finished pic once she is done.... and then hopefully she will look more angelic!


Til then, happy Christmas Stitching!
Hugs xx
Stitching Noni

6 comments:

  1. I wouldn't call it a failure, it's just bad circumstnaces, lol. Once you get the threads you will get her finished in no time.

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  2. She's looking good! I love the red fabric which really sets her off. I didn't even start my ornie this month...

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  3. I think she'll look great when you've had the chance to finish her.

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  4. Looking' good. Isn't it frustrating when you run out of threads?? Kind of lose the mojo....but once they show up - BAM! Mojo's back!!
    xxx

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  5. A bald angel? Interesting! The red fabric is great and she will look lovely when she has some hair LOL

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  6. She looks good even if she's not quite done. Love the floating headdress.

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