DUCJFC 2016 - February 16 - Savannah Birth Record

I was a little on the fence about starting this one. This will be the second birth announcement that I stitch for DD and it's another medium-large start. But, I've liked the design for years, as simplistic as it is, and she really seems to like animals, so I think I would like to stitch it for her. 


image from 123stitch.com

It comes with 14 count Aida, but I decided to swap it out with the same colour 22 count hardanger fabric. 

I managed a decent start this evening too:

I'm never sure if I want 2 over 1 or 1 over 1 on hardanger. I like the coverage of 2, but unless you're careful it can get messy-looking. I try and railroad every stitch to make sure it lies flat, and that definitely helps. 

The piece of fabric I have is quite large, so I want to try and get the outline done before I cut it off. I don't want to waste any if possible. 

Happy Stitching!

Tiffstitch


Comments

  1. That's really pretty Tiff. Sarah in Stitches has just finished this for her new son, it looks lovely.

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  2. It's lovely and looks like it has big blocks of colour so will stitch up fairly quickly.
    You're over 3/4 of the way through your challenge now. This year is just flying past! :)

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  3. Such a sweet stitch, you made a great start on it.

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  4. This piece is adorable, and you've made a beautiful start!

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  5. What a cutie! I've seen the design on Sarah's blog and it looks lovely. I'm sure you'll have a great time working on this piece :)

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  6. I've seen this stitched up a few times. It's a beautiful fun design. Good luck with it!

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  7. I too have since this stitched. It is a cute design and you have made a nice start on it Tiffany.

    Linda

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  8. I was going to say that Sarah in Stitches did this one, but I've been beaten to it! Great choice for your daughter anyway.

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  9. You're off to a good start and sounds like a great choice for your DD.

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