Sunday, 29 January 2017

Smalls SAL - January fairy

Last year I participated in the smalls SAL hosted by Heather of Stitching Lotus.  But I was not regular in posting each month.  So this year I have decided to stitch the Lucie heaton fairies and at last I will be framing it.    So here is the January fairy.


A closeup

I have stitched this on 14ct aida with two strands of anchor embroidery threads.  Back stitches are done with 1 strand.  It took nearly 4 hrs to finish this fairy.  The border looks plain. so I thought of adding some more stitches to make it fancier.  Will show it in my next months SAL.

Also I am stitching the rainbow sal .  It is an interesting one for those who love mono color cross stitch.  Borders are worked in two colors and each blocks in different colors.  you can finish  a block in one or two sittings.   Here is my block1.


I am linking this post to smalls SAL -January check in here.  You can find so many interesting smalls stitched by other cross stitchers.

I have done with a set of pillow cases and my granny stripe blanket is growing nicely.  I will come up with pillow cases in my next post.  Till then happy cross stitching.

10 comments:

  1. It's a charming fairy, and stitching in only one colour must be relaxing and fast.

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  2. The fairy is so cute. Are you making all fairies on single piece of fabric?
    Good progress on the Rainbow SAL.

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  3. Cute fairy!! How long is your one sitting? No matter how long I sit for stitching, I hardly get an inch done. I am either watching a lot of TV or I am a very slow stitcher.

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  4. Very cute little fairy. Your rainbow sal block is lovely

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  5. cute fairy! I love monochromatic color scheme so looking forward to see your progress.

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  6. Your fairy is so cute and your Rainbow SAL is pretty.

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  7. I think your Rainbow Sal is so very pretty. Thank you for sharing the link to the SAL

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  8. Fairy look super cute & your Rainbow Sal is coming up nicely.

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  9. Fairy is real cute. Waiting to see the rainbow SAL.

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