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Saturday, January 16, 2010

A Nose By Any Other Name...

I'm working on two projects at one time, so I don't have tons of progress. BUT, the snowman has taken shape! If anyone else has done this one, did you find the fabric a bit "loose"? It seems to pull more than the red fabric did, so there are little "holes" in between all the stitches. I don't like that! Maybe when it's all done, it'll be OK? I'm IN LOVE with his nose however.

Someone asked about the button switch-a-roonie I wanted to do on this. I think I will replace the original buttons with some tiny rose buttons. At least that's the plan right now. And hopefully I'll have a new design ready to go in another week or so. Stay tuned!

I hope everyone is having a great stitchy week! We are slowly getting the house back in order after the holidays and I hate doing it. You'd think with a small house it'd take no time whatsoever. WRONG!

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend!

39 comments:

  1. Ahhh, he's looking cute, Tammy and his nose IS darling! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  2. Mr Green Snowman is looking cute. I've always loved his expression!

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  3. I love this little guy! Have a soft spot for snowmen! Have a fun one!!

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  4. Yes. He has a GREAT nose.

    I'm thinking your holes will shrink back to normal when you wash the project at the end.

    I love the Smyrna crosses in his body too. Oh, and the tassle on his hat. Precious!

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  5. Don't remember my fabric being that loose when I did it. The 30ct Baby's Breath fabric I'm working on Summer Iris at the moment is a little similar. I've noticed larger holes in between the stitches. It's not too noticeable though and I'm sure your's will be the same. Keep at it, it's looking so neat and very cute!. (I found the nose hard to do with the thicker thread. Pulled it a couple of times before I was happy with it. You've done a great job of yours.)

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  6. I agree with you on the nose--definitely the best. He's so cute!

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  7. Tammy, he is beautiful! Your stitching is lovely. Back stitching will fill in the little holes if they bug you. I love the colours of his hat.

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  8. Tam, He's cute. Can't wait to see the little buttons! You have any new designs?

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  9. He's very cute. I'm partial to his hat actually.

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  10. wow...nice to see the progress of snowman.

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  11. This is coming along really well. We have a somewhat smaller house too and I totally understand that it takes longer than one might think to put all the Christmas away. We didn't put as much out this year so it only took parts of a couple of days to put it away. It has been so cold to work outside here that the lights are still on the house though. LOL!

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  12. He's such acutie. And as for the little holes - I think they will go back to normal after washing the fabric.

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  13. He's too cute! I love that nose. :)

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  14. Everything seems OK! ...and I like his nose too!!!

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  15. Your little snowman is coming along great, he's so cute. Love your new stash Merry Little Christmas, the coloring is so pretty.
    Sue

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  16. He is very cute. I know what you mean about that type of fabric, I've worked on some of that too and don't like the effect as much.

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  17. He is adorable, Tammy!

    I am not a fan of loose weaved linen. Give me a firmer fabric any day.

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  18. Hi Tammy, Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment on my blog, I really appreciate it! I love your snowman, he is really cute. I also loved your Samsarah christmas piece. Good luck with the snowman, he looksa as though he will soon be finished!

    Jackie x

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  19. To darn cute! You are so neat about your work, I love seeing the progress. Send me your addy and when my lil' witchys come out to play this year, I'll send ya one. They are ATC 2.5 x 3.5 inches. They are fun and I think Witchy Stitches has to have one. LOL
    Thanks for stopping by, until later,P :)
    pkstimpson@yahoo.com

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  20. I love your snowman. He is lookin' good. I always love visiting your blog. You chose such neat projects to stitch. Can't wait for the next update. Take care!

    Lei

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  21. Tammy, he looks adorable! Have you done any new designs lately?

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  22. His nose is quite cute! I too am working on a few different things and I feel like I have nothing to show for it! :(

    He is turning out quite cute though..

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  23. I just want to eat that nose! Sooo cute!! Oh, and don't feel bad... our house isn't back to "normal" either and we have a simple holiday!

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  24. He's very cute! I find that sometimes I need to change the tension of my stitching, especially with loose fabric. I am sure that it will be fine though.

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  25. Your snowman is very cute :) I don't like loose weave linen, either...but it will look great when it is finished.

    Don't feel bad about the holiday decorations...I still have a few Halloween things up ;)

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  26. I think he looks gorgeous! and he has a very admirable, handsome nose ;)

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  27. Nice stitching Tammy! His nose is cute!

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  28. what a cute snowman, look foward to seeing him grow

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  29. I love your little green snowman!! He's so cute already!! On those loosy goosy fabrics, I just make sure I'm being really careful not to pull my thread too tight.

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  30. 人必須心懷希望,才會活的快樂,日子才過得充實,有意義,有朝氣,有信心。........................................

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  31. So cute! I love that nose too.
    Can't wait to see the new design! Post soon as you can.
    Take care, and many hugs!

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  32. How cute and yep, his nose is so cute!

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  33. Oh, he is so cute, and your right about the fabulous nose! The snowfakes in the body are really pretty too.

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  34. Hi
    I just finished him and found the fabric to be loose.
    Yours is looking great!
    Petra

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