Sunday, 12 July 2015

I miss my cross stitch, but...

... the Belle dress is nearly finished. This picture is incredibly unflattering (and may well be the first time that my face has appeared on my own blog) and bodice is inside out and held together almost entirely by pins, but, it kinda looks like a dress. I'm actually much further on than this, having spent the entire of today stabbing myself with a needle (it turns out that the fact that I cross stitch most days does not mean that I am any good with a needle, I have visible stab marks). The top is now almost complete, I've just had to order eyelets and a little tool having discovered that I don't have everything to do that with, but it's quite sad how proud of myself I am for achieving this, and it's also quite sad how much I've missed my actual stitching, but hopefully I can now get back to it.

10 comments:

Justine said...

It looks as if you've had fun! I always prick myself with "real" needles, I think it's because we are used to the blunter cross stitch ones!

Bea said...

You should be proud of yourself. Learning a new skill is not easy and you've done really well, in spite of the stabbings. Seriously, your outfit looks great.

rosey175 said...

This is why I do not get along with beading needles! Give me a nice, peaceful, blunt tapestry needle any day haha. Isn't it amazing how excited one can get when your thing starts being a thing! Your dress is turning out great~ :D

Heather said...

It's a great start I can't wait to see what it looks like finished

sharine said...

You should be super proud of yourself!

Tiki said...

You make a great Belle. Well done.

Keebles said...

It looks gorgeous so far and I can't wait to see the finished piece! I can't sew for crap (and I've also been crossing stitching since I was little), so I feel ya with the sticks, but you've still accomplished so much that you are in no way a novice! I could never do that!

Joysze said...

I can't wait to see the finished dress, Kim! Love the pic of you as well!! <3 :D

Neilteil said...

The dress is looking great! I love seeing Princess 'Casual' costumes!

The Crafty Princess said...

Well done stunner! Look at you Miss Multi talented crafter.
xo Alicia