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Thursday, June 18, 2015

O Canada

Unlike my usual habit, I finished Heart of Canada by The Victoria Sampler well before Canada Day. It's a cute finish and stitched up very quick. I had barely any time to stitch this week so it took longer than it should have.

I struggled a little with the sheaf stitches since you have to bring the needles up from behind the middle stitch and wrap it around and then put it back in the same hole. I kept piercing the threads. By the time I got the hang of it I was done.

Not much in the way of changes: I filled in the white in the flag since it looked a bit odd to me to have the fabric visible for just that part.

TitleHeart of Canada
DesignerThe Victoria Sampler
Start dateJune 14, 2015
Finish dateJune 18, 2015
Total time6 hours
Fabric32 ct white lugana
FlossAs charted

11 comments:

Brigitte said...

It is looking great!

Justine said...

Cute little stitch - I think the sheaf stitches look perfect!

Sheryl S. said...

This is really lovely, the colours are perfect.

Miamina said...

Lovely finish, well done :)

gracie said...

Very nice stitching.

D1-D2 said...

Very nice piece. I have a question though, is that a castle at the bottom of the heart?

Hooked on Stitches said...

Congrats on the lovely little finish :)

Lesley said...

Lovely finish,so pretty

Annie said...

Came out great. You do such a neat job with the unusual embroidery stitches. I did the DC freebie heart from that series a long time ago. They are all nicely charted designs.

Le trame della Galaverna said...

I adore this stitch.
you made a great job.

Dani - tkdchick said...

This is such a great series!