Saturday, June 23, 2012

A Motif Overlooked

Forgot about this.  It is a sweet little Mary Konior pattern from one of her older books.

I had a bit of thread left over.  Krystle had sent a little sample of this #80 HDT, which does not photograph very well.  It is a lovely, rich blend of deep purple and greens.

Ah, I hope the dear Dr. is busy, down in the basement over at Krystle’s castle... Get those dye-pots bubbling!

#33/100     Anniversary Motif by Mary Konior

There is a new project on my shuttles, but it is not the one that I had planned.  I was going to tat an Iris Niebach border, but it would have taken too much thread and was VERY time-consuming. Too hot to do a time-gobbling border, I say.


Below is the pattern I am NOT going to do:


It is so pretty, but will use up the thread before I finish, which I am already running out of it after one side!

This HDT is ‘Picadilly’ by LadyShuttleMaker, #50.

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  1. Great threads. The edging is interesting, but if it doesn't float your boat, there's no obligation to tat it!

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  2. That is an interesting edge, but you could do it without the long picots, thereby saving that amount of thread.
    Picadilly is a pretty colorway, does she have more?
    The edge you are doing is going to look very delicate and feminine in that thread

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    1. I think the edging is not simple enough for the hankie, so I am going with the new pattern.

      I’m sure hoping Sherry has some left! I am waiting for a response from her...
      Fox : )

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  3. I love the MK motif! Her books are filled with designs I love. Picadilly is one of my favorite colors. Somewhere, safely tucked away, is a Spinning Wheel glass mat in Picadilly. : )

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    1. A Spinning Wheel glass mat? Really? : )) LOL!
      Fox

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  4. Hi Fox

    I love your MK motif and lovely thread and colour.

    What a pity you don't have enough thread to make the edging, it's lovely edging, I hope you manage to get some new thread to make the edging.

    Margaret

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  5. Really nice motif!! Love the thread in the new motif and edging start!!!! :) And both designs look pretty so far! :)

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