Another Wednesday has come around and I have one working session on each WISP to show this time. First the Brazilian piece. I had a very interesting comment left on my last WIP Weds post by Rosalie Wakefield of BE fame with some suggestions on how to make bullions better and how to avoid the thread problems. I haven't yet tried her method (although I will) as I decided to give myself a break from the eternal bullions and add in some greenery instead:
Having this Wednesday series is really helping me to at least do something on these pieces each week, even though they could hardly be said to be steaming ahead. The fact is they are moving ahead and I'm longing to get the BE piece done and to a less confusing part of the sampler (although I think I'm beginning to 'get' it to some degree) and then get my other two stalled pieces - an old C&G peacock feather piece and the stumpwork bunny - back going again and finished. I really want to do other things, but I just don't feel I can with four WIPs. I don't usually like to have more than two on the go, so four really is OTT and uncomfortable for me.
Text and images © Elizabeth Braun 2012