Tuesday, July 12, 2011

New Inspiration for a change--a monochromatic design start

Started a new design tonight while catching up on some TV. I designed this piece a month or so ago, inspired by my hubby and a Dutch Proverb. His sillouhette.
I got part of his head done tonight. Solid stitching, monochromatic piece on 28 ct Cashel Sand linen with Weeks Dye Works, Deep Sea (a beautiful blue).

This gives my eyes a bit  of a break with a darker monochromatic color on a lighter linen.
And~~his profile, mustache and all. ;)
The Dutch proverb reads " Agree, agree, for the law is costly".
This will be framed to sit by his usual comfy chair.

I decided to dig out my lap frame that I haven't used in a while. A long while.

Hope your stitchy week is going well and your Wednesday brings some inspiration to make your heart joyful!


  1. Great Start, can't wait to see it finished.

  2. I love the shade of blue you are using and it has given me some ideas so thank you for those. Looking forward to seeing more of this piece.

  3. Looking forward to seeing more of this....

  4. Looking good Jennifer. I like that color too. Keep up the good work!!

  5. Can't wait to see this one progress! I'm sure BG will love it! Does he know you are working on this, or is it a surprise?


Comments are welcome at the homestead at any time! I appreciate your time out of your day to stop and say hello!!
We love to hear from you and yours any time and cherish the time you take to be with us here. I hope you have a GREAT week!


This content is not yet available over encrypted connections.