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Mini Venice Street – finished

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Oh am I glad to have finished all that backstitch. It’s not my favourite thing to do anyway, but when you’ve got to stitch between stitches in Aida, it’s just horrible. Give me a nice linen any day.

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Having said that, it does make the image come alive. I’m quite pleased with this now it’s finished but I wouldn’t rush to do another one.

This is an angled shot to show it off a bit better.

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I’ve got plans for week three in my rotation this month. I’ve got a new start which I’ll be doing instead of an older project. Details to follow once I get around to taking a stash photo.

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Author: Carole

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

12 thoughts on “Mini Venice Street – finished

  1. Looks wonderful. I’ve often admired designs like these but I wouldn’t have the patience for all that backstitch.

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  2. That is so fun! It looks great!

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  3. This is lovely! I have a book of charts by this designer…they are so quirky and recognisable…I love them!

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  4. beautiful! where did you get the design from? wouldn’t mind stitching this myself!

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  5. Lovely, worth the wait! And the hard work!

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  6. This looks absolutely fantastic. All the backstitch was well worth the effort, it really makes the design.

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