I first started this blog due to "popular demand" for me to to share my cooking and quilting results in blog form as it was easier for friends and people who know me to see what I'm up to, especially compared to just an image hosting site. Now I blog because I enjoy sharing what I do and hope that I do in some way inspire people to try new things out as well.
Yesterday you *finally* got to see a photo of Wolf without the hoop and rolled up excess fabric in the way. I was planning to finish the braiding in the neck but I changed my mind and decided to see how big he really is, so I started at the bottom with the scroll and worked my way up the almost endless line of black. At one point I really felt I was getting nowhere with it. However I did finally manage to complete the black outlines of the neck - just have the outlines of the braiding left to do!
And here is Wolf with all of the size defining outlines done - this is the full size he will get and I'm sure that if I tell you that the section that ends in the scroll would take 4384 stitches to cover (and 1 1/2 skeins of thread) you would understand why I chose to cover it with beads instead :) Just 276 black stitches left and I can start the filling in of the last sections before beading starts. I can almost smell the end of this project!
For those wondering what size he is: He's 11 3/16" x 8 1/8" / 28.42 cm x 20.64 cm
Stitches done: 625
Total stitches: 10952
Total backstitches: 42.76 inches
Stitches left: 1868