Saturday, September 19, 2009

Progress Dreams of Atlantis

I actually did work on this Thursday for SAL day but got hung up on telephone conferencing all day Friday, sorry, I really did mean to post earlier.
HAED Dreams of Atlantis
artwork by Josephine Wahl
25ct unknown Ivory perle linen
Sept 17th

I had spent two hours earlier in the week putting in more of

I just read over all your wonderful progress posts. I really enjoying seeing everything you are working on. Finishes and new starts and bits here and bits there. It's such fun to see all your work. I really wish I could comment on each post but I've been at the computer for only 20 minutes and my eyes are burning, itching and tearing so bad I have to stop whether I want to or not. Thank you for posting, every time I read about your ups and downs I learn something, or find something new and interesting. Keep up the wonderful work and I'll keep reading about it.

the gridding so I figured I better put in a few stitches also. I think since the last photo I finihed off the bottom of page 1 and started another page. But there is a waaaaaayyyyyy long way to go yet. This is the first piece that I did gridding on that I only did part of the grid before beginning the stitching --- never again. Either do it all or don't do it at all. It's a real pain to have to stop to put in more grid and trying to put in a grid line over existing stitches sucks! I hope you might learn something from my mistake there, I know I did. I know it doesn't look like a whole page, but I did get the large print chart so the pages are much smaller -- but there are way more of them too, I think there are something like 40 more pages to come (LOL).

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Marie said...

Your progress is wonderful, and it's coming to life !! I'm using the Large Format too, it's better for my eyes...

It's a joy to see your work !

Happy stitching !

Sabine S. said...

Large print for me too! The Astronomer is 56 pages.

I tried gridding and parking threads for a while, but never again. Just doesn't work for me.

Your progress is wonderful!

Sue in N. Va said...

Oh, it's lovely! I have just started this piece and I can relate to it's size. It's HUGE! But it's so pretty and worth it!

I grid the outline of the pages when I don't wish to start in the top left corner -- and then only to get to the spot where I wish to start. I do tend to park though to make sure I don't miss any stitches. I find having to hunt and peck for the missed ones very tedious!

I love the dolphin tails! *coos*

Cindy F. said...

Hey lady!! Wowee!! That's some incredible progress AND with the grid work! Wish I had your patience!
AND wish I'd gotten the larger print pattern too! Good job! Take care of those precious eyes:)

Wendy said...

Wonderful progress!! It is indeed nice to see everybody's progress and it does encourage eachother to keep going :)

Carolyn NC said...

Great progress!