My Beekeeper Story!

Publié le par Romy in Austria

This days the ladies of the "Stitching Smalls" group remembered me of the My Beekeeper online class from Elegant Stitch. http://www.elegantstitch.com/shop%20classes.htm

The class is designed and taught by Jackie du Plessis of It´s Fine-ally Finished. http://www.itsfineallyfinished.com/ So I know, I can learn a lot of  finishing during the class. It will take place next week, so I pulled it out to catch up with the stitching.

But now my long/bad Beekeeper Story!

The whole design is stitched with repeated pinwheels. I´m not really a fan of repeated patterns, so when I started the stitching some weeks ago,  I tried to change this, and I stitched only the boarder and wanted to fill the other area with a BN one over one stitching.

Now Jackie motivated me to stitch the original design because of the honeycomb look of the pinwheels - hence the Bee Keeper title. And I think there will come out additional pieces.

So I overcame to rip the one over one stitching. If some of you ever tried to rip one over one, you know that this took some hours :-(. When I wanted to rip the last few stitches, I cut one of the linen threads too :-)!!!!!!!!!!!! I really was in the mood to cry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But I tried to repair this, and it worked. Yesterday I stitched the whole evening on it and put a lot of the pinwheels into. Slowly I got the rhythm, and I really got very happy with it. When I wanted to go to bed and looked a last time on it (and took a closer look to the instructions), I saw..................that the center of the pinwheels should have stitched with straight stitches two over two!! And I filled them with Satin Stitches.

Maybe this project don´t like me???!!!

What shall I do now? I can´t rip it out, because I would have to rip all my stitching. So I should restart it. But now, maybe I would have not enough of the silks!

I think I will continue with the stitching, and will call it a personal adaption??

 

 I tried one of the pinwheels with the correct stitching. (It´s the right one). I did all of them like the left one.

What do you think?? Shall I restart or shall I continue stitching??

 

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Commenter cet article

Shantti 09/09/2005 14:48

Don't restart! Your way is beeautiful:-))

Romy 06/09/2005 15:09

Jackie, when this opinion comes from the designer, IŽll continue stitching :-). IŽm looking forward to the finishing class. Thank you!!

Jackie 06/09/2005 02:19

I love it - your piece will be unique - you are doing a wonderful job - do not change a thing - Perfect stitches!!!! Romy - Thank you

Jenna 05/09/2005 03:26

Sorry for the blank comment, I accidentally hit the button before I typed.

Anyway, I agree with everyone else who has posted a comment. I love the look of the satin stitches the way that you did it and think you should continue on with your adaptation and be happy with your unique result. :)

Danielle 04/09/2005 17:15

Romy, I heard from someone that she also did long satin stitches there as well, and had thought in the future Jackie was taching that piece that way. So I don't think it matters which way you decide to stitch that space. I say just keep on with it if you like the effect!! I am sure either way will be lovely. I am sooo behind, I think I will have to just print out the finishing directions and do it later. Keep up the good work!!!