I should be achieving more this cold weather but progress is slow. Yesterday I posted off a couple of Hexie Flowers to my July and August Swap Partners in the Inchy Hexagon Flower Swap
Then I made some progress on the dresses for Dress Me Up from the Bobby Socks Quilt Company.
This is the first dress finished. Slow work. I am a great copycat. It was seeing someone else doing this pattern which got me started. Perhaps I should just say that I find other people's work inspirational. And that applies to coffee mugs too. I got all nostalgic when I saw another blogger's Pride and Prejudice mug done in the old, familiar Penguin colours and wasn't content until I had one too.
I've started on Dress No 2. I'd had great trouble getting a nice line in the black backstitch using two threads of DMC. So this time I wanted to use a single thread in a heavier weight. I am using Aurifil Mako No 12 for the black and am doing split stitch instead of backstitch. Anyone know any other of the thicker threads I could try ?