Saturday, December 28, 2013

Double Update

There is something about seeing substantial progress that is both deeply satisfying and highly motivating. :)

Christmas Day was a very chill day for me, most of which was spent working on Ciara Blue by Blackwork Journey.


This piece is often mind-numbingly repetitive and boring, but it is also stunningly beautiful. Even though there is still a long way to go, I am excited about the finish.

My desire to work on the blackwork was inspired a little by doing the backstitching on the first owl in Wise Wisdom by Stoney Creek. As you can see … backstitching makes such a difference!



Working on some of my WIPs (like Ciara Blue) that I haven't touched in months certainly rejuvenates my stitchy bug.

3 comments:

  1. They are both gorgeous! You can certainly see the difference with the back stitch!

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  2. Love the little owl!
    And Ciara blue is really beautiful.

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  3. Ciara Blue looks amazing. I'm glad it helped to excite your stitchy bug. Looking forward to more next year!!
    Alicia xo
    Happy New Year!!

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