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Monday, 21 August 2017

Theme-tas-Stitch Animalia August

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Theme-tas-stitch is hosted by Kerry

Each month Kerry gives us a theme to stitch to and we show our progress on the 21st of every month.

Animalia August - Give some love to those projects with our furry or feathered friends.

Or indeed, the scaly ones!  Tiff and I decided that this was a great chance to focus on our dragon projects.  I have two on my WIP list but I was enjoying this one so much I decided to keep going and make it the focus for the month.

Here's where Dragon of the Winter Moon by Dragon Dreams was last November:


And here's where we are now:

Stitched on 32 count Moondust Murano by Crafty Kitten

Close-up of the head.  I love the contrast between the white rayon and the Waterlilies silk which is the variegated blue/cream colour.  The spines are sparkly Kreinik.


I also stitched half a cow for the 8th Day of Christmas:


A cat in a Martini Glass Y for Stitcher's Alphabet:


A black bird for the Enchanted Alphabet:


And two spiders for the Witches:


I will be carrying on with my dragon until the 26th when it's time for Enchanted Alphabet to re-enter the rotation.  For more Dragony goodness, check out Tiff's blog where she is having a little competition.  Guess which projects she will work on this month!

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Finally, we just featured our 26th Blogger of the Week so do pop over and learn more about them.  As a treat to celebrate the six month point and also the Bank Holiday Weekend I will be having a little competition this Friday instead of featuring a Blogger.  So make sure you get over there on Friday and join in the fun!  Here's the link to this week's Blogger:





15 comments:

  1. I love the sparkle of his mane(?)

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  2. Beautiful work, Jo! I had to scroll WAY FAR back to see your Enchanted Alphabet in total...that Orange fabric is delightfully spooky!

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  3. Great work Jo, you've made such great progress on the dragon. Thanks for joining in this month.

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  4. Oh, so much animals in this post! I love it!

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  5. Love seeing your progress on that wonderful dragon!!

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  6. A nice variety of animals for this month's theme - mammals, birds, insects and even a fantasy animal. Great post.

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  7. Beautiful work Jo. I love how Dragon of the Winter Moon is coming along. And the cat in the Martini glass is very cute. I ordered some more Halloween stash purely because I love watching your Halloween wips grow. Sooooo all your fault :D
    xo Alicia

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  8. Lovely progress on the dragon!

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  9. Lots of great animal stitching here, Jo! I am not a dragon or fairy stitcher, but I always enjoy watching others stitch them :)

    Enjoy this last week of August! Boy, did this summer speed by!

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  10. A good selection of animal stitching. Love the progress on your dragon project.

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  11. Lots of nice animals you've been adding to your projects this month

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  12. Great animal inspired post! Love the sparkle your dragon has.. can't wait to see more progress on him :)

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  13. Great progress on the dragon! That variegated thread really is lovely. So many other animals too!

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  14. I like all the animals you managed to squeeze into this post! Great stitching :D

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  15. So far behind again. Love your progress on the beautiful dragon of course. Love your other projects too.

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