Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Can't wait til June!

In June I am taking a class by Lauren Sauer at Salty Yarns. I am very excited because this is the first time I have taken one of her classes. Last year I just fell in love with the class piece so ever since last June I have known I wanted to take this year's class. Here is my progress on the class piece.
It is absolutely beautiful. The picture isn't very good. I tried to take it in the sunlight but it gave it a blue tint. Maybe next time the color will come out better. The only thing is, is that I am not used to stitching with interfacing on the back of the fabric so it is taking me a little longer then I thought it would. Now I just can't wait until June to see it complete. But I have plenty more stitching to do on it so I will be back with more progress.

As for By the Bay, Winter Cove. I have made some more progress but want to work on it a little more before I show another picture. I hope everyone's week has had a great start. I know that I am suffering from a really bad cold but I think it might be from working in an elementary school for the last couple of weeks, or maybe the drastic weather change, who knows?


Deb said...

I've never heard of stitching a piece with interfacing on the back. It must slow your needle down a little, doesn't it. I'm going to be interested in what this piece looks like when it's finished. It's so fun to take classes - something I don't get a lot of opportunity to do.

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Looking good so far, Candi! I love the red. Hope you're feeling better, soon.

Jennifer said...

How lovely this is! I hope you are feeling better soon Candi. Hope you are getting some good weather in your area now.

Candi said...

The interfacing does slow it a little down but I have been told that after you get the hang of it, it goes a lot quicker.
I think the interfacing is used first because it is alot of backstitching the interfacing keeps your threads from showing through. It really makes it look great.

Anonymous said...

It looks great! I cant wait to see it all finished. Like I told you before its something I wouldnt pick out for myslef to do, but it really does look good :)

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