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Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Owl SAL - KLT Charting - Owl 6 of 12 - FINISH 12 of 2016

So it's time for the next part of the Owl SAL for KLT Charting.  I am stitching it on an 18 count hand dyed aida from KLT Charting called Dryad Dwelling.  I've decided to count each individual owl as a mini finish for the year so this one is my tenth finish for 2016.

As there are 12 owls I decided to stitch each one in a colour that I feel relates to a month of the year.  Unfortunately the colour I had picked out for June didn't show up on my fabric so I had to switch to a different colour I chose Indian Ringneck.  I have to say this little owl caused me some real problems - first I stitched over half the outline and realised I had stitched it one column over from where it should have been so had to unpick it.  Then I started the blackwork and realised that the thread I had chosen didn't show up against the fabric so I had to unpick that - which as I couldn't really see the thread against the fabric was very difficult!  But now he's completed I love him and am thinking about doing some more blackwork as I really enjoyed it.

So here is owl number 6:


And all the owls so far:


Keep stitching and smiling


7 comments:

Karen said...

The are looking wonderful! I particularly love this last one.

Cathy said...

These owls are so cute. I love the fact that you're choosing colors to match the month.

Tiffstitch said...

Lovely work! Sorry it had to be re-done, but it looks great.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Shame about the frogs but he does look sweet. I enjoy blackwork too. Even in multi-colours!

Heather said...

Nice choice this month :)

Rachel Tomkins said...

Lovely stitching, even if the frogs did visit you! I love them all! :)

The Crafty Princess said...

Great owl finish for this month. I'm loving these little feathery friends. Interesting stitching techniques too, it looks really effective.
Well done stunner
xo Alicia