Friday, 10 June 2011

Waterlilies: Update Two and Oakhaven Owl 2011 SAL: Update Two

I have finished the next page in my Waterlilies design.  I LOVE this picture, it really is turning out lovely.  The picture has a real photographic quality to it despite the fact that it is made up of large chunks of colour.  

Here is a close up of the page I worked on:



And as a whole so far:



I have also finished the next owl in the Oakhaven Owl 2011 SAL.  The June owl has turned out really well but then they are all soooo cute.  I think my favourite is the April Owl so far because I LOVE the hat.  My next favourites are then the June and the March Owls as I really like the design of the June owl and the pot of gold carried by the leprechaun owl:

The June Owl:

                                                 

And all together:


Next up is the next section of my Cross Stitch Crazy Wizard.  It seems like an age since I was working on this picture, therefore I am really excited to be stitching it again.  I have also started a new morning project just this morning.  I can't put a completed picture up because I only have a chart but it is a small design of a labrador.  I think it will look really good as some of the shading is very subtle which should enhance the final look of the piece.  Happy Stitching everybody!!!

8 comments:

  1. The waterlilies are so stunning! Even with being large blocks of color, it's really coming together to be quite a detailed piece.

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  2. Love all the little owls. Your waterlillie is just beautiful.
    Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

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  3. Everything looks great. Love your owls. They're so cute. And your waterlilies piece is gorgeous!! Who's the designer on that?

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  4. Hi, it's a freebie that I got when purchasing another design a few years ago but I think you can get it from this website: Amelieparis.com.

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  5. Your waterlilies are lovely and your oakhaven owl are all cute and looking great.

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  6. Beautiful stitching Donna. I have that water lily pattern but have never started it. It looks like it would take forever.
    I'm also doing the Oak Haven SAL-isn't it fun?
    Peggy
    http://keepmeinstitches-peggy.blogspot.com

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  7. Thanks Donna. I've got it now. Much appreciated!!

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  8. visit needleworksdirect.com for great patterns

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