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I've Started My Scarlet Quince!

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Joined: 22 Jun 2005
Posts: 18
Location: Painted Post, NY
I've Started My Scarlet Quince!     Reply with quote  
7:49 am Feb 07, 2006

I finished up a couple of nagging UFO's last month and have started "Pinkie" with a clear conscience!

I decided to use floss bags, one for each blended color. I've set up the first 36 for the symbols I need on the first page or two. I spent Superbowl cutting floss into 15" lengths and bagging it. I enlarged the symbol page of my chart and cut the symbols and DMC numbers apart. Then I taped each one to the appropriate baggie.

So far my neophyte system is working. I have about 102 stitches done. Very Happy

I'm trying several "new" to me techniques with this project. I'm "parking" . I also enlarged my chart (for easier reading) and I'm coloring the finished stitches as I go. I've done the enlarging part before but I've never colored.

At this point I almost feel like I'm back in cross stitch kindergarten! But I'm loving it.
Joined: 09 Nov 2005
Posts: 134
Location: Atlanta, GA
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12:40 pm Feb 07, 2006

Wow. Lookit 'er go! Laughing
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