Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Sunday 29 March 2015

Sunday Stash and Stitching report, week 13, 2015

There is no great surprise, or even mystery or question what I've been hand stitching on, is there? La Passacaglia, of course. I finally finished putting the stars around the second large rosette. This things take forever to do! It's a good thing this fits in to the bigger piece, rather than having to surround the whole thing with those stars! I found a really fun fabric that has african style masks on it, and I used those for in the filler diamond shapes. However, I have made a note to myself to not use any more fabrics with large amounts of metallic on them. It's tough to get a needle through. And here it is, with the latest large one set loosely into where it will live. Now I get the fun part of digging through all the new fabrics I've received in the last week or two, and decide which will go where in the small rosettes that will go around this big one.
This rosette used up a bunch of fabric, and I've had other bits and pieces of stuff that I've done in the past week that added up to some used numbers. But I'm still in negatives..... oh well.

Used this week:                              2.3 yards
Used this year:                            28.25 yards
Added this week:                               1 yards
Added this year:                              31 yards
Net stash added:                           2.75 yards

I'm linking up to  Fabric Report,  Slow Sunday Stitching and also to WIPs be Gone. Then I think it will be time for some supper, followed by some more fun fussy cutting.


  1. What a beautiful piece. I love it more every time I see it! Thanks for linking to WIPs Be Gone.

  2. What fast and gorgeous progress. I love your handpiecing, great stuff.

  3. I love the fussy cutting and the variety and color! And I admire your patience to do such fine hand work! Where can I get that pattern? cheers, cw


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