…and just like that, 27 hours later, the stitching of Ellie Mae is complete.
I have visions of an ornate frame with Belly Dancer bells hanging from the piece.
Question? Why do I have such a tricky time taking photos with true colors? In real life, she is juicy and rich and beautiful. The fabric is a gorgeous warm golden color. I guess you will have to take my word for it or just stop by for coffee sometime and I promise to show n tell.
The pattern is from the book, all Creatures Stitched and Small by Lori Markovic.
I used 28 count Monaco that I dyed myself with coffee, tea and turmeric.
This year I am keeping a journal of my stitching, sewing and crocheting. Names, supplies and hours. Years ago, I kept track of hours spent hand quilting. I thought it would be a boost to my self-esteem at the end of the year to see what I had accomplished and be surprised by the hours spent.
Of course, you know she is finished. She has on her Swarovski jewelry and ready for a night on the town.