Cross-Stitch Progress Week 6

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I was meant to post this yesterday but the day flew by and I didn't manage it. What with walking in the morning, cleaning the house and pancake day I found myself struggling for any more time for the blog. I did, however, manage to get some editing on the book done so it wasn't a terrible day.

As you can see more progress has been made, I think I've done more this week because the hubby has been working in the evenings and this gives me a chance to get on with the cross-stitch. The flowers within the hedges are in and I've moved onto the sky. I think it's really lovely that the whole thing incorporates loads of different colours, it makes it much more interesting to stitch.

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The surprising thing about cross-stitch is the amount of time needed to get it done. This week I must have spent at least four hours on it and there's only a little progress. I put this down to changing threads constantly and not wanting to make mistakes. I tend to unpick any mistakes I make and then have to restitch the whole thing, it can be very time-consuming. The best bit is that even when I feel like I'm not achieving anything in any other part of my life I can look at the two photos above and see I've made progress there. I'm creating something and that makes me smile.

2 comments:

  1. I love the colour of that sky, beautiful! And I know what mean about the sense of accomplishment the photos showing your progress bring.

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    1. It is beautiful isn't it, the next bit is me adding some shiny thread! Hopefully it will sparkle just like it's supposed to!

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