Feb 11, 2016

Spring Bell Pull

I finally have enough to check in. I wanted to start the Spring Bell Pull Monday. I got all my chores done and started organizing my thread. For some reason it took forever. I had several to wind on bobbins and I was sitting at the computer to do it. The internet kept catching my attention instead. After that I was having a HUGE problem figuring out where to start on the fabric correctly so that it fit. I did calculations and found a starting point. I got probably 30 stitches in a found out I was WAY off on my count and had to restart it. Then I got busy in the evening and only ended with a few stitches in. So Day 2 I made a redo of Day 1. Yet it still just didn't take off. Finally yesterday my needle said Oh you want to stitch on this? LOL So I'm going to spend one more day on it and then switch to something else. It's a typical Stoney Creek....lots of color changes in the purple. So I know it will be a little slower going. I love the cute little bee even though I'm allergic. I asked him to please not sting me.

17 comments:

  1. It's looking really good! The bee is adorable and I hate bees even though I'm not allergic. Probably has to do with having one fly up my shorts and sting me when I was a kid lol

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  2. Pretty start Katie.

    Linda

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  3. Pretty start Katie.

    Linda

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  4. What a frustrating beginning, it looks lovely though. I can see what you mean about the colour changes.

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  5. That's really pretty! You had a rough start but now it's looking great.

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  6. It is looking very pretty already,love the purples:)

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  7. Great start now that you're well on your way. Sorry to hear it took a bit to get started, although I often find that's how it is with things I'm really looking forward to. Did you outline the bee right away so she's happy and doesn't come sting you? :)

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  8. Looking good so far even though you had your starting problems. Good job you discovered them before you'd done too much. Hopefully the rest will now go smoothly. :)

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  9. It's looking cute :) I know when we have something special to stitch we are extra cautious but good that you corrected the count at early stage. Your needles are naughty, they read your mind :D

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  10. I hope this piece is done giving you trouble! It sure is pretty so far!

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  11. Great start despite the little issues.
    Love the colours so far. You got me all curious now, I can't wait to see more :)

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  12. Your stitching is still so neat despite redoing it. Great progress, have a satisfying stitching weekend:)

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  13. Sorry there was so much trouble getting started, but now you have made some good progress!

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  14. Funny how some projects are just like that! It is also the reason I don't bobbinate, life's too short - I like to dive straight in!

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  15. What a frustrating start! I'm glad you've found your groove. I like the colors, and the wee bumblebee!

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  16. Looking great but I'm sorry it was such a frustrating start. The bee is cute and I'm sure will behave herself. lol

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  17. Sorry to hear that starting this project caused some problems. But now you seem to be off to a good start. You are right, those colour changes are typical for Stoney Creek but the effect of all the different hues of one colour is always gorgeous.

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