Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Eighteen Down...32 More To Go!

BAM! BAM! Here's the third square to Spring Snapperland...the Coop by Bent Creek -

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I hate French knots. Do you know how many French knots are in this piece???? NINE! I did them though. I figured I would have some pretty funky chickens if I didn't give them eyes ;o)

Here is another progress picture with the other two squares -

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Irene asked me what fabric I am using for this piece and as far as I know it's 32 count Smokey Pearl linen. I bought my Spring Snapperland kitted from Needlecraft Corner. I hope this helps :o)

Sharon wants to know how long it takes me to stitch each Snapperland and that's a hard question to answer since I don't keep track of hours, only days. For Winter Snapperland it took on average about three days to complete each box. I didn't really keep a good track of that one so it's a bit of guesswork :o) It looks like I have been a little slower with Spring Snapperland. Each box is taking me about four to five days to complete. I would say that being back to work has been a factor in this.

Terri has raised a very good question for me. She wants to know what I'm going to do about the colors in the border. Believe it or not, I didn't know because I didn't even look at those colors. When I looked at them last night, I was quite surprised! Brown flowers do not remind me of spring. I will definitely be changing them now and I'll keep my choices secret until it's time to reveal the completed project ;o)

9 comments:

Jamie said...

You are flying through this! I have to say I'm with you on buying kitted projects. I usually ask my ONS owner to just package it all up for me. If not I struggle at getting it all and getting it all right!

Jenn said...

Your doing your snapperland pieces about as quickly as it takes me to do my L*K stamps each month. I can't wait to see what you pick for the flower color.

Shannon L. said...

Love it love it love it. You'll be done it in no time ! :)

Love it !

Jamie said...

Cathey -
I think my blog is done changing for the next few months! Just took me a bit to get it how I liked it. :)

nancy said...

Oh, you! I'm to be in an 11 person RR & haven't decided on what pattern(s) I want to use. Now I see your snappers coming along so nicely & I'm considering those! *lol*
Any word on your LTD yet?

Irene said...

Thanks for the info. I'm going to order this, but won't get it done as fast as yours.

Barb said...

Great progress and stitching. I love the Seasonal snapperlands.

Mary Ann said...

Hi Cathey, I have been catching up on your blog. WOW! You have been a busy stitcher--great finishes!!!

Faith Ann said...

It looks great! I love how all three pieces look together... it's going to look awesome when it's all stitched with the border.