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25 Nov 2015

The finish

This looks like the backside, but it isn't.

I pulled 5 threads all around

and will soon start with the seam

I had to count again 5 threads up and also down. DH was so nice

to buy me a lamp with a magnifying glass which can be fixed at the table.

How big are my fingers suddenly and the threads are like cords.

The needle, like a knitting instrument - for thicker yarn, ha!

And how easy it is now to count!

 

6 comments:

  1. this is coming along beautifully, the new magnifier will be a great help too

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  2. Wonderful work. I don't think even with magnification I could do it.

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  3. It might be a chock to see one's fingers in the magnifying glass, but boy isn't it great to be able to see the threads easily?!

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  4. love that you have attempted this....just saw your last post and this one. you did a beautiful job. too much of a strain on my eye even with a magnifying glass.

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  5. Great work Anneliese. I too admire how you can do this type of work, even with a magnifier. I have one too which attaches to my light, but it makes my head go all dizzy and funny LOL.

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  6. You have done very well, it's really nice :-)
    How did you manage without a magnifying glass until now? I could not do an embroidery like this without a one any more. I also have a good lamp, as I do most of my stitching in the evening.
    xx

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