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Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Cross Stitch Gold 120 - duck cushion

Uncharacteristically of me, I`ll keep this short and sweet - my back`s a bit knackered so I can`t sit too long in front of the computer. So here is the aforementioned Duckie, designed by Anne Mortimer, from Cross Stitch Gold 120 - first, as usual, my badly lit 3 photos, and then the magazine`s own bleached one of the finished cushion. Happy stitching, everyone!
I really enjoyed stitching this piece, the duck itself was a breeze and once I had the outline,
I sailed through the background as well

I don`t know if you can see it alright but both the blue background and sandy frame are stitched with variegated thread

Finished duckie - again, you probably can`t see but the wee flowers and leaves have lovely backstitch detail

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful little Duck.
    Lovely finish.
    Greetings, Manuela (your new follower)

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  2. So that's the duck you were talking about! It is nice to meet him. :)

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