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BEFORE THE BACKSTITCH

Here is a little peek at my current work-in-progress:

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Sorry for that piece of fluff! I didn’t see it until I uploaded the pictures to my computer this morning.

If you recognize this project, it’s because I introduced it a few weeks ago. Now that all the cross stitches are done, I wanted to share it with you again. This way, you’ll have the ability to see the full progress of the piece, and the magical difference that backstitching makes.

There has been a lot of talk on the Cross Stitch subreddit regarding the painstaking duty which is backstitching. While it is monotonous. it has a huge influence on how a project comes together. It’s like sending your needlework to Finishing school.

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One Comment on “BEFORE THE BACKSTITCH”

  1. […] kit which I purchased at a thrift store, previous work-in-progress updates can be found here & here. If you take a look at the latter post, you can see the huge impact that backstitching makes. The […]


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