Monday, September 19

September WIPocalypse

It's time for WIPocalypse again!  Hosted by Measi.

I have a lot to show off for September, which is awesome!

First off is Egyptian Sampler.  The last time WIPocalypse saw it, it was here:

Overview of the whole thing, minus the little bit in the border that I got done
Just showing the bit of green in the border that I had gotten since the previous "overview"
And now we're here:


And I had ended with Triforce of Badassery here:

Completed two triangles
This is how far I had gotten on the third triangle
And finished it!


And lastly, I have been working on Desert Sunrise II at work occasionally and it was here:


And now it's here:

I went ahead and went all the way across the top.   The top corner left dark thread is a blend of the fiber made for this piece blended with a dmc.  You stitch a certain pattern to get the effect (which I don't think worked out super well on that first section, so I decided to get the just-DMC portion finished in the sky.  I think if I can fill it in, I can make the pattern more apparent.   And I stitched the cactus in the middle just because.  It gives me a nice anchor/break to work around.

I think I've done pretty well for this WIPocalypse.   I need to sincerely thank Justine for her Solo September, because without it, I don't think ES would have gotten so much progress.

The only thing I'm a bit miffed about is that the frame I ordered for Triforce was super late, so I couldn't give it to my friend for his birthday.   But that's OK, I'll get it to him one of these days.  I have everything I need to frame it, so I'll work on it tonight.

I'm hoping by next WIPocalypse I'll have a TW finish and maybe progress on another.  I'll be taking part in TWOctober as an added push to get another WIP out of the pile.


6 comments:

  1. TWOctober? I think my Tapesty Cat needs that. I'm loving Solo September! And I really really envy you your progress this month!

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    1. Thank you!

      I can't remember when, but somewhere on Facebook or in a BB or somewhere, the TWOctober SAL started, I think because it's easy to pronounce? lol? but yes, Teresa Wentzler October. I'll totally take part! :)

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  2. I have several TW's in my stash and I think in my youth I probably would have gotten them done, but now not so much. too many other things I want to stitch. Love your progress on all of your projects. your TW will look great when it's finished. Sandy

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  3. Wow! ES is so close, that is fantastic! Love the Triforce too, and very annoying about the frame... Good luck finishing off ES and nice start on Desert Sunrise.

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  4. You did awesomely! I didn't think it was possible to get that much done on a TW in just one month, and yet you are sooo close to a finish!

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  5. Great progress and congrats on the finish!

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