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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Table Piece - Hardanger
Here's what I'm working on now. I don't really have a name other than "the Table Piece". It is different than alot of my past Hardanger projects in that it is "open". I personally love having every single inch of a piece filled with stitching but I thought I would do something different.
I love the stitching. I have to say though that I have never had to rip out more stitching than I have on this piece! Don't ask me why. It isn't like it is extremely difficult or anything. The stitching is nearly perfect. BUT....the colors?? That's a different story. When I selected the colors, everything went so well together. But now that it is stitched, I think the yellow may be too light. Or the orange/green may be too dark. What do you think?
I decided not to worry about the colors yet. I am going to just continue on with the details...the cutting, wrapping etc. And when it is done, if I have to do something to darken it up in the middle, I'll decide then. I am thinking that once the details are done, it might automatically darken up the middle some.
I am a passionate embroiderer who enjoys blackwork, cross stitch, hardanger and needlepoint. I've done some quilting and love trying new embroidery techniques. I collect amethyst and other rocks. I'm an American who has lived in Germany for over 25 years.