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Around the world in 80 days – April update

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I’m quite pleased with how much I got done on this. I only have a small amount to do now, just the grass in two colours and the long stitch. I should definitely finish it next month.

AtW090413I love the little sheep, although I did manage to stitch one facing the wrong way. It doesn’t matter though and I wasn’t inclined to change it afterwards.

I did have a wee problem with it. I had to frog the green stems that join the flower pedestal to those little red flowers. The two shades of green used in this are just too close so once I started filling in the grass around them, the stems just vanished into the background. It was an absolute nightmare to frog too, as I couldn’t even see which stitches to unpick. I plan to redo the stems with a paler green from my stash.

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Author: Carole

The books I read, the things I make, the places I go.

6 thoughts on “Around the world in 80 days – April update

  1. It is very cute 🙂 The title is nothing related to the SAL of Papillon Creations, right?

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    • Thank you and no, it isn’t related. It’s based on the book by Jules Verne. It’s just coincidence that I’m also stitching Around the World in 80 stitches by Papillon.

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  2. Wow you’ve really got a lot of this done, I feel all ashamed now! It looks lovely. I’m still plugging away on the cottages and whatnot!

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  3. awww.. the sheep are really cute… Great work you’ve done. Is beautiful. =)

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