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October 6th, 2013 by Annette

Sunday Swap – 10/6/2013

Good news:

I finished my Sulky experiment:

Attractive Opposites



Ink Circles Attractive Opposites (one of them)
32-ct Sage Jobelan
One strand Sulky 12-wt Blendables Merlot Blush


The verdict? I was thisclose to pulling out some 32 or 35 ct linen for Rosetta or Cirque de Cercles.  The thread was very easy to work with and has great coverage on the 32-ct fabric.  I love being able to simply cut off a length off the spool, thread a needle and be ready to go.  It’s also washable and colorfast which is a great thing when you’ve invested that much time and money into a project.

Not-so-Good News:

I did manage a bit more on Sleepy Hollow and added a few dozen stitches to Widow Black’s B&B.  Neither could hold my attention, though, as I was working on the Ink Circles piece.  It’s been a bit of a stressful week, so the simplicity of one color and a repetitive design was quite soothing.

I’ve no idea what I’m going to pick up this week.  Knit?  More x’s?  Back to Stars?  Don’t make me decide right now…


5 Responses to “Sunday Swap – 10/6/2013”
  1. Looks fantastic Annette!

  2. Sometimes you’ve just got to go with the flow when you’re stitching. Our moods and life situations definitely affect how we stitch and what we stitch. If simplicity is what you need, then do it 🙂
    I need a break from Mirabilia’s Tree of Hope, but while I want to stitch something smaller, I still want to stitch a Mira, so Sunflower Fairy was a good fit. Stitching should bring us JOY 🙂

  3. Wonderful post…I like your blog.^^
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    Lovely greets Nessa

  4. Looks great! I’ve heard lots on Sulky but haven’t tried it myself. Seems very easy to use! Hope the stress eases up.

  5. Looks great! I’ve never tried Sulky for stitching but I’m all for easy!

    That’s why I like Ink Circles too-easy and not a lot of thought required but looks great when it’s finished:)