It has been ages since I shared my progress on Florentine Fancy, a correspondence class that I am taking through the Embroiderer’s Association of Canada (EAC). I need to have the piece finished up by the end of this month, and I think I am on track to do that… I hope.The piece was designed by Carolyn Mitchell, who also mentors the students taking the class. She doesn’t offer any colour suggestions beyond the cover picture, but she does provide some suggestions for fibres. I’m using several pink and grey shades of DMC perle cotton, some Rainbow Gallery fibres (Flare, Splendour, and Frosty Rays), and a couple of shades of Caron Watercolours. I think it is turning out really nice, but I will be happy to have it finished! It is a really big piece (around 14″ or 37.5 cm square), and I have gone through more thread than I expected. But it feels like a really wonderful accomplishment.
Mother, Wife, Daughter, Needleworker, Knitter, Want-to-be-Writer (Also known as Silverlotus). Located near Toronto, Canada.
References and Other Good Stuff
Tags12 Days of Christmas Baby Man Book Reviews Canvaswork Carolyn Mitchell CherryWood Design Studio Christmas Ornaments Christmas Stocking Crafts Creativ Festival Crochet Cross Stitch Dragon Dreams Enchanting Lair Exchanges Finishes Giveaway Goals Halloween Hardanger Joan Elliott Joyful World SAL Knitting Lizzie*Kate Meme Navel-Gazing Ornament of the Month Ornament SAL 2013 PlanetJune Review Sewing Smalls SAL 2014 Smalls SAL 2015 Smalls SAL 2016 Smalls SAL 2017 Socks Stitch from Stash Teresa Wentzler Theme-a-licious Turtle Trot TUSAL Victoria Sampler Wipocalypse WIPs WIPS Wednesday