Sunday, 17 January 2016

Returning to the denim

I am slowly getting the next top in the queue ready for quilting, which is to say I'm making a back for it, but while I do that I'm getting on with the denim, which feels suddenly like an end is in view. Clearly this could be pie-eyed optimism, as the hand stitching can't be rushed, but  progress has definitely been made.



I have a big strip down one side that is pretty much blank still, but apart from that it feels like I am just filling in little bits here and there.  And it's Sunday, so onwards and upwards.


19 comments:

  1. I have so enjoyed watching this project grow :)

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  2. Wow! I guess being out of blogland for over a month I missed how large this has gotten. So many wonderful stitches and textures. It is turning out great!

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  3. Wow -- what a gorgeous piece of work this is! I can't wait (haha--I know you can't either) to see what it will look like when it's finished!! :)

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  4. This quilt had really grown. You had completed a whole lot of pretty stitching.

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  5. Such an interesting project with all of those lovely textured stitches!! Must be hard to stitch through the denim????

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  6. Oh this is so beautiful with all your luscious stitches.

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  7. Very fun piece--can't wait to see the finish!

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  8. The colours you have used really pop on the denim. Can't wait to see the finished project!

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  9. Kaja...this is coming along so beautifully :0) mari

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  10. This piece looks like so much fun, the hand stitching is just lovely and I look forward to the end result.

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  11. Love all your pretty stitches and their bright colors.

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  12. This looks very time-consuming, but very fun! You didn't say how large the quilt is.

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  13. Kaja, this denim seems to have taken a life of its own! It's getting huge! Love your hand stitching. I know I keep saying that but you seem to have such a knack for knowing exactly how much it needs or wants. Spread it all out again and take a pic, please. I want to figure out just how much it has grown.

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  14. This is such an interesting project. I love how you're adding texture with your hand stitching. It would take me decades to collect so much denim, let alone sew it!

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  15. The close ups of your stitching are spell binding Kaja! It makes me think about big stitch hand quilting regular jeans too... wearable works of art.

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  16. That denim throw is wonderful, love the texture the stitches, the seams and differing denims give to it. Gosh I bet that's heavy to work on too but oh so worth it!

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  17. You've done so much beautiful stitching here Kaja, it's a joy to see.

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  18. Lots of detailed stitching - it is a wonderful project!

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