Friday, 30 November 2012
The Twigg Gals
For my Scarlet Letter project, I've pulled out a little kit that I've had for years - The Twigg Miniatures, circa 1800. I think I was put off by the notion of stitching one of these entirely over 1 thread, but I'd decided a month or so ago that I could manage this now. I love the colours of the silks in these, some of my favorite blue-greens and grey-greens. Here's the link to the SL site of this kit:
The images are also from the Scarlet Letter website.
As I'm also committed to two Amy Mitten projects at the moment ("Ten", the anniversary sampler for our Sampler Guild, as well as her Winders-Keeper tutorial), and I'm not a speedy stitcher, I won't let myself be tempted by another SL sampler at the moment (so I tell myself now, but there are so many possibilities LOL). That said, I'm very drawn to the Unicorn Bellpull as well as the Hornbook Bestiary - one of our Guild members has stitched a brilliant series of ornaments using the motifs from the Bellpull, and I think something similar could be done with the Hornbook designs too. Here's the link to the SL site of this kit:
Hopefully I'll be able to start later in December, as soon as I finish the ornaments I'm working on - hopefully by then my camera glitch will be smoothed out and I'll be able to update my blog .......