Sunday, January 8, 2012

I DIDDIT !!!!!


Hopping up and down. Excited . Manic !!! Did you hear that big big shout in Amsterdam? Well, that was just me.
I finally made it, this afternoon the last stitch went into the big Bugger of a Boria 1029, and unless  I have forgotten a stitch, they were 242,653 stitches altogether . Sigh.
I needed two years to get it done ( witha RL job, of course ), and I assure you it is not for the faint hearted :-) Several times I thought this thing would beat me .

Last month, though, I finished the last motive in the corner and afterwards I filled up the background. Now look how we did that...







Of course, as you can see, it still needs some blocking before I can finish it.
A big thank you to the members of PetitPointers, the Yahoogroup, who have given me lots of encouragement and cheered me all the way through, while I was whining big time :-)
HURRAY !!!

12 comments:

  1. Jumping up and down with you! :D Congrats! It was a massive undertaking but you have done a beautiful job! I'm sure if feels a little weird knowing it is done.

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  2. Congratulations! It's so beautiful it was worth every stitch.
    Hugs

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  3. Wat een feest dat je kleed af is! Maar je moet maar snel een nieuw projectje beginnen want het ziet wel heel gezellig uit zo met de kat.

    Groetjes, Roelie

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  4. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHOOHOO, so happy for you!!!!!!

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  5. Congratulations...........it looks wonderfull!!
    And you've had some big help there as we can see from the photo's!

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  6. Well done. I bet you're glad that's finished.

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  7. Congratulations on this wonderful work. Its beautiful well done.
    Hugs Maria

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  8. Elly, you must be over the moon, not in Amsterdam!!! What an accomplishment! Your kitty looks very much like my Maria, and Maria loves to help me stitch in exactly the same way - it's a challenging but cozy way to stitch! Congratulations!

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  9. WHOO HOO!!! CONGRATULATIONS! Can you feel the vibrations - it's me jumping up and down for you here in Sydney too! It is a stunning piece of work, and you have had the sweetest company while you stitched.
    Hugs
    Sandie

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  10. Wat een schitterend tapijt, echt knap gedaan, Elly! Ik heb van Natalia van ScarletSails ook het advies gekregen om me aan te melden bij de PetitPointers. Moet ik me daarvoor inschrijven of zo? Kan dat met een Google account of hoe doe ik dat? Zou je me dat misschien kunnen vertellen? Het is me niet helemaal duidelijk.
    Groetjes,Ilona

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  11. Ilona, je kunt je aanmelden via petitpointers@yahoogroups.com. Ik stuur je een bericht via jouw blog.

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