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I thought you might want to see the other contenders for finishing, then all the. Dress making people can see it isn’t just dressmaking I suck at finishing.

I am surprised at how much stitching has actually been completed, The Wizard and Garden look over half finished.

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The Unicorn, I think the fabric was 25ct Laguna, too dark to be a contender

 

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Firefly fairies, some sort of linen, i did the bleach thing with it, I really wanted to do this one but the fabric would have been a nightmare in bad light

 

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This one had 1,2 and 3 strand stitching, just too much for my poor brain

 

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Fairy idyll Because this one was landscape instead of portrait it was too big for the frame i had available

 

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Love Humphrey’s corner, but I do have a problem with keeping count with half stitch

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Victim of it’s fabric and not really big enough

 

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Black fabric, so out


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This is also beautiful but 1 and 2 strand stitching took it out of contention


This is just a selection of what I can find I know that there is at least one if not two more Teresa Wentzler

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Even if i could have found it, everyone who has attempted a Teresa Wentzler would realise that it would have been far too complicated

 

and a Mirabilia

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Depending on the fabric this one would have been alright, if I could have found all the bits for it

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Back in hospital more shopping will be done…

I have bought some patterns from deer and doe, I have had so much use out of the free Plantain pattern I recommend you rushing over and downloading it, to be honest I’m not too keen on the styling on the website too much eyeliner and silly poses but I have been eyeing up the azalea skirt

, bleuet dress and the givire dress ad I just realised I missed fumeterre skirt, which I love, of course I can’t do this pose without falling over at the moment, i can dream 🙂

 I have also been over to love notions for trendy tunic, candence top and dress and tidal dress and top.

I also suggest that Michael Powell, cross stitch copyright division get their arses over to Pinterest, up and down the garden path and a couple of others are available to down load which brings me to my other purchase, as you may have realised I have gone back to my other love, counted cross stitch and have picked, Michael Powell secret garden 1 

to finish, I had it in the evenweave version  purchased from the designer himself at a long ago knitting and stitching show, I picked this one of the many started as I thought it would be easy enough because of the fabric and blocks of colour but enough of a challenge because of the back stitching, so went over to amazon to buy the companion kit the secret garden 2