“Victorian Charm” progress

I have been plugging away, making the most of sunshine and warm weather to sit outside to stitch.  Good lighting is essential when stitching on 18 count dark navy!

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This is what I showed you in March . . . and this is what things look like in April.

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Sorry for the bad lighting in the second photo – it was late at night.  Anway, as you can see, I’ve done another window.  A few stitches still missing, but I don’t like threading my needle with a length of thread unless I’m going to use it all.  So I’ll go back and fill those gaps in when I have more of the same symbol to stitch.

In the meantime, I’ve begun stitching a thid window . . . lots of brick work still to go, but I’m enjoying this project so far.

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13 thoughts on ““Victorian Charm” progress

    • I seem to work on this in fits and starts. It does help that it’s quite easy to concentrate on a specific section (at the moment, Windows) but it make get more daunting as I move further down the chart.

  1. Such beautiful work! You are much braver than I am to work on dark fabric. I have had to stop doing that except when that is truly the only way something will look right and then I try to keep it VERY small.

    • yes I wouldn’t normally choose dark fabric to stitch on (apart from the dark green for my Cirque des Triangles) but this kit was a present, so it would have been a shame not to tackle it.

  2. What a lovely piece! And so lovely to have something you can transport easily to the outside world to stitch in! We are still awaiting spring’s return- it is now as cold as it was in winter!

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