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My Asian Round Robin

I thought it was about time to show you what I have been stitching on since finishing Emmie:

Asian Round Robin start

This is my Joan Elliott Round Robin that I am going to be participating in  starting in May.  I have wanted to stitch a Geisha for a long time and decided that my Round Robin would be Geisha’s.  I am stitching Joan Elliott’s Red Geisha and getting near finished.  I also want to add some cherry blossoms and birds before I send it out and hopefully a Title at the top. Sorry about the wrinkles.  The fabric is an extra large piece as I wasn’t sure what I would be stitching and didn’t want to be short.  So I am rolling it up and using a hoop and probably stretching it too tight as I like my stitching to be tight like a drum when I stitch.  I am stitching on a Hand Dyed Fabric by my favorite dyer, Stephanie.  It is 28 ct Jobelan Mocha Delight Here is a close up of my Red Geisha:

Red Geisha

Sorry about the bad pictures.  There hasn’t been any sun lately in Michigan and I just couldn’t seem to get a better photo.  Hopefully when I finish her I can get a better picture.

17 thoughts on “My Asian Round Robin

    1. Thanks, Dani. It will be. I just have to wait about a year until it comes back, but I know that all of the awesome stitchers will do a great job and it will be beautiful. I will post updated pictures throughout the year.

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    1. Thanks, Hannah. I don’t stitch very fast. But I am a one at a time project kind of gal and don’t have school going on like you do. You stitch pretty fast when you get to your stitching.

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      1. Haha yeah that’s true…I’m often working on a few things at once! I have been making plenty of cross stitch progress recently but that is on a few different things…hopefully once I finish uni for the summer I will fly through some projects!

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  1. What a delicate face! I saw geisha (well, trainee geisha, maiko) in Japan last year and they are just so elegant. You’ve really captured that with your stitches. 🙂

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