Saturday, November 06, 2010

Alhambra again


The latest progress on Alhambra Garden. I asked Katie to step into the picture as so many of you commented last time that it helped show size/perspective.

Also you can see my working copy of the chart in the background. I copied all the pages so I wouldn't ruin my chartpack and then cut and taped all the pages together. I really stink at trying to flip back and forth between pages, so that has really helped me a lot even if the entire pattern is huge. This way I can mark and bend and fold and no worries. :) I also clip the entire thing (often folded to the spot I need) to a music stand. I love having a music stand for my charts. I've seen several needlework chart stands that cost $100 or more - this was $12.50 several years ago at the local music store, and it does exactly the same thing.

Anyway, I'm really getting excited that I just might finish this one day. :) I'm starting to order the silks and such for Covenant's Herbal Garden - I've decided to start that when this one is finished. :)

7 comments:

Cat said...

AWESOME! I pulled mine out again yesterday and it's going slowly. I'm hoping that when my new glasses come in, the um..... progressive lenses (did I actually type that?!?) will help and I will be able to stitch longer. (previous comment deleted because of typos).

Yours looks fantastic! You'll be done in no time!

Holly said...

That is looking awesome! You're almost done!

Alice said...

It looks gorgeous Jen! Katie is so cute. I love your idea of a music stand....I might go pick another one up. Currently have three musicians in the house and I also like to use them to display picutres.

Missy Ann said...

You do such nice work. Both of them. :)

Kelly said...

Looks great Jenn!!!! You are almost done and I can't wait to see it finished.

Aussie Stitcher said...

It is looking great Jenn and Katie is looking very grown up in that photo.

Tama said...

That is just Gorgeous! I'm stunned by the pic; I can't imagine how beautiful it must be in real life!
Your baby is adorable, btw :D