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Thursday, 19 January 2012

Shades of Africa

I just finished Joan Elliott`s design from issue 152 of Cross Stitcher (October 2004) which I started last Tuesday - yes, a mere 9 days ago. Not bad going, methinks. On the other hand, I guess it`ll take me a lot longer to find a powder-blue picture frame to fit it in... but who knows? Maybe this will be my lucky year (although judging by the start of it...!). Oh, and not to mention that this is supposed to be the last year on Earth... should I even bother framing this lovely African lady? I think I will!

2 comments:

  1. Wow. What a beautiful image. This is so pretty its hard to take your eyes off of it.

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    1. Thanks, Heidi, I fell in love with this design as soon as I saw it. And my photo doesn`t even do it justice, there`s a lot more going on in the picture than one would think by looking at this shady photo: there are embellishments made with gold metallic thread and she has black and amber beads sawn on as jewellery. All in all, it was a pleasure to work on. I am glad you like it and keep up the good work with your blog!

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