Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Work in Progress Wednesday - Starting Mary

This miniature portrait of Mary Queen of Scots is a companion piece to Queen Elizabeth.    Mary and Bess of Hardwick are smaller and just feature the head, not the body and arms like the Queen.


I haven't completed much so far.    I basted (in white) and started on the frame around her head. 


This is one of my 17 in 2017 pieces, so I hope to make considerable progress on it in the coming weeks.

6 comments:

  1. Your 'Queen Elizabeth' project turned out so beautiful! I enjoyed reading your dilemmas and how you decided to work through them, very inspiring. I'm sure this piece will be just as beautiful and interesting.

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  2. Hi Pamela i am looking forward to watching this one grow,your fabric looks very fine is it linen you are stitching on,hope you have a lovely day.

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  3. I really liked the Elizabeth piece and this will be a nice one, too.
    I like your magnetic ladybug to park needles on.

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  4. I'm sure you will :) Your embroidery works are so beautiful, and I can't wait watching this one grow...

    In stitches,
    Nadine

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  5. I have this in my stash and would love to start on her. I will watch your progress for a bit...

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  6. Wonderful start. I'm looking forward to your progress.

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