Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Joan Elliott SAL - March and my Lowery stand

Well here it is at last!

Joan Elliott SAL March 08.09.15
This was a difficult month to work with as I decided to use my lowery stand (see below).

For this SAL, I decided to stitch all the months on the same piece of fabric to create a sort of sampler. Here is how the whole project is looking so far.

Joan Elliott SAL Jan-March 08.09.15
I decided to buy a Lowery stand as mentioned in my last post and it didn't take long to arrive.


Here's a photo of it in action and as you can see, March of this SAL was my first project to try out on it.


It was difficult project because I was trying to get used to two handed stitching, there are some stitches that are worse than others especially fractionals. However, I did find it was easier to do french knots and backstitch via the two handed method. I will practice more but I will need to buy the extra wide L-bar to be able to stitch comfortably. I think once I master two handed stitching then this will be my go to set up as I love it!

11 comments:

  1. Your JE SAL is so cute Emma! I love my Lowery Stand as everyone knows, but I've never bothered to learn to stitch two handed, I'm pretty happy with my stitching speed :)!

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    1. Thank you! I actually blame you for this purchase as I was only playing around with idea until I saw your video ;)

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  2. Well done!! It looks so so cute!!

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  3. They all look so good! Weirdly I am unintentionally doing a Joan Elliott stitch along as I am stitching her Christmas role polie for the Christmas ornament sal. I'm loving doing them as I am sure you are as these look gorgeous :)

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    1. Thank you! They are on my list to stitch but unsure if I have them will have to have a look. I'll be on the look out for your finished ones :)

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  4. Lovely stitching! Good luck getting used to the stand :D

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  5. Sweet stitching! I'm working on Joan Elliott's Winter Fairy right now.

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  6. This looks like the perfect stand for this project. The designs are so cute. I'm still stitching the 2013 Diary designs LOL

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  7. Your sampler is absolutely darling! The designs are so cute and you have done such a lovely job with them. Beautiful work!

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