Apples

20160801_174748.jpgFor some reason I’ve had the idea that embroidering from a pattern is boring and unsatisfying. As it happens, I ‘d ran out of ideas and wanted something easy to do, so I thought I’d try this cute vintage pattern I’d found in a thrift shop, and bought mainly for the yarn.

Was I wrong! It’s really challenging, maninly because it’s so hard to keep track of the threads in the fabric, I keep making mistakes and taking up stitches. And it’s SLOW.

All my respect to those of you who do this a lot!

Have no idea how long this will take to finish.

Composition: Greta Hammarquist

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Vilket fint mönster du har fyndat!! Väl värt att sätta på stygn!! Nä, det är ingen quick fix att brodera (och brodera rätt!)!

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    • Ja, jag tyckte det var fint, men blir otroligt frustrerad att det tar sån tid! När jag broderar fritt blir det som det blir och går framåt mycket fortare

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  2. Posted by Crazyqstitcher on August 10, 2016 at 2:18 am

    The pattern looks pretty. It may be slower than freehand embroidery but can be well worth the time taken. Cross stitch can be put aside too, if you become busy or need a break from the work. I hope you finish it and blog it then.

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