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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Nana`s gift for Mothers` Day

Just a quick update on today`s update - since I`m feeling rather prolific! The shamrock is not a mere sheet of plastic canvas any more: it`s a necklace-with-medallion type of thing that my son will probably VERY categorically refuse to wear but I`m sick of making badges for him for every occasion. And (drum roll, please) I managed to finish Nana`s prezzie as well:
Actually, this wasn`t too big an achievement after all, considering how tiny the stitched motif is... to be quite honest, it was a bigger challenge to a) find a photo in which all three of us look more or less normal and b) try to squeeze said photo into this limited space. Oh, and in case you think the stitching is SOOO tiny you can`t even see it, here`s a close-up:

3 comments:

  1. Both your projects are beautiful. I have a weakness for clovers. :)

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  2. Hello

    Just found your blog.

    Your finishes are both lovely.

    I just read your Lesson Learnt post and I think that project is beautiful and I feel so sad that it was lost.

    Happy stitching.

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  3. Thanks, Milly, I appreciate it. It always makes me sad too - not so much the fact that THAT particular picture was lost but the fact that I`ll probably never do it again... you know what I mean? I still have the pattern, I could spend another 2 months on stitching it but I know it`s very, very unlikely that I ever will, there are sooooo many other things I want to do that I don`t think I`ll have the time! Shame because it was a lovely picture and my Granny would`ve loved it. Thanks again for your kind words!

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