Wednesday, January 29, 2014

January Smalls Check-in


Today is check-in day for the 2014 Smalls SAL...and...you guys, I actually finished the (very small) small I set out to make!! It's the first Dragonlet of Dragon Dreams' 12 Dragonlets of Christmas. And I shall show you, in a stunning display of the magic of backstitching!

Before:
Cute blob, eh? There's a tree, but what's going on there??

After:
D'awww...it's a cute lil' dragon trying to fulfill his daily fruit requirement! I love how my wacky French knot makes the partridge look vaguely alarmed...like he's super glad the dragon's not ALSO trying to get his protein for the day.

18 comments:

Gillie said...

Well, excuse me if I only stay a minute... Got to finish something, see ya! Well done!

Tiki said...

Well done and I'm glad you both made it home ok.

Gypsy Rose said...

Super cute, kudos to you for doing french knots, I hate them!

Pamela said...

Cute. I hate to do backstitching, but it makes a big difference, doesn't it?

Julie said...

Backstitch ....you either love it or hate it, I don't mind it myself. Certainly makes a difference to your little dragonlet.

Sheila said...

Cute finish, look forward to seeing the others.

Dani - tkdchick said...

CUTE Jen's stuff just rocks!

Kerryp77 said...

Looking great, the backstitch really does make a difference

Anna van Schurman said...

Very nice. It is true that backstitch makes a difference. Doesn't make it any easier to drag myself through the process! :)

Emma/Itzy said...

Looks great!

wilma b said...

Nicely stitched!

Sheryl S. said...

Pretty stitching. Thanks for visiting my blog via GYB. best wishes.

Shebafudge said...

Cute finish! Congratulations. xx

Maria del Valle said...

Small and beautiful!!
Happy Stitching

Brigitte said...

So funny, this little design. Isn't it great how the whole comes to life when the backstitching is done? I always love the effect of backstitching but don't love doing it, lol.

SoCal Debbie said...

The dragonlet in the pear tree is adorable! What a wild story of your snow/ice day! 6 hours to go 14 miles?! Yikes!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

These are such fun stitches, mine are still all on display until I finally finish finish my alphabet kitties from last year!

Bonnie Brown said...

Cute!
I loved doing these little guys!

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