Go Big or ……

I have always been a sucker for a stitching challenge and really like the stitch-a-long concept.  I have some Heaven and Earth Designs (HAED) projects that I was hoping to start after the holidays.  Well…. thanks to Facebook, I was compelled — almost forced — to start not one but two new HAED projects.

This is the first — Catching The Breeze by Jane Wooster Scott.

catching the breeze download

Catching the Breeze by Jane Wooster Scott photo from woosterscott.com

This is the largest piece I ever started with a design size of 625 by 469.  The total number of stitches is 293,125.  I am stitching on 22 count antique tan hardanger, one over one.

This is my start with just over 100 stitches in place….
catching the breeze 10nov2015and to put it in perspective … the is the entire width of the fabric with the small amount of stitching ….
catching the breeze all 10nov2015

Next post will be about my other large start.

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2 Responses to Go Big or ……

  1. chellie88 says:

    Oh my goodness that is ridiculously huge! Good luck with the stitching! It’s a really lovely design, so I hope that gives you plenty of motivation 😀

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