Done, Da-done, Done, Done!

Midnight Manor is complete!

This was a very enjoyable stitch. I think if I'd left it monochrome I wouldn't have been as happy with it, but using different colours for all the different elements really helped make it fun. My floss use is:

Manor: almost 1 skein WDW Fathom and the camera doesn't pick up what a nice colour it is
Trees: slightly over 1 skein TGA Soot
Animals: few threads of WDW Mascara
Jack O'Lantern: few threads of WDW Jack O'Lantern
Gate: 1 skein WDW Kohl - this has a nice black/gray pattern that again is difficult to see in the photo. 
Ghosts and Moon - 2 strands leftover Kreinik #4 GITD thread


I was thinking about making this into a pillow, but it's so cool I feel like I want to frame it to protect it now. A pillow might show off more of the nice fabric though. 

And so far the consensus is LK's Dog Lessons for the next one. I think that's a good focus project, but I may touch on the others as I stitch it. Thank you for letting me know your opinions, I'm always interested to know what you're thinking!

We have a trip today, 2 hours each way so I may bring Box of Delights since I can stitch the boxes without a pattern and that will mean carting around less stuff. Or I can bring my bag of DMC to bobbinate. :)

Happy Stitching and thank you for all the encouragement!

Tiffstitch

Comments

  1. Congrats on the awesome finish! And thanks for the floss list; I agree, it's much nicer with the different colors than just one. Enjoy your trip today, stitching or bobbinating all the way :-)

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  2. Terrific finish! I really like your added colours - adds that little extra zing to the final picture.

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    1. Thank you, I'm really happy with how it turned out.

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  3. Congrats! And just wow at changing the colors around! I'm such a chicken when it comes to that. I do agree you should definitely frame it, especially since you used all that really nice thread!

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    1. Thanks, and I think it's the best choice. I was too, and I admit I always ask for help with colours since I know my colour sense isn't great.

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  4. Fantastic finish! Love the idea of adding some colour - it looks great!
    Hugs xx

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  5. Awesome - congrats on the nice finish!

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  6. Congrats on the fantastic finish!!:)

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  7. Great finish Tiff, love all your thread choices!

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  8. Looks great! I definitely would frame this one. Love those pumpkins!

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    1. Thanks, and yes, I think it deserves it. :)

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  9. Yaaaaay hooray for the finish (a bit late lol)! Your color changes are great and make it all yours~ I swear that GitD thread is the most amazing invention ever. And bobbinating is my favorite thing in the world; I could do it happily all day.

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