Monday, September 12, 2016

Twilight Duel Updates 12 & 13 September 2016

It is the 2nd Monday in July, so it is time for an update on my Heaven and Earth Designs Twilight Duel cross stitch, based upon artwork by Ruth Thompson.  
This photo shows how it looked in my July update.

Although I took photos for an August update, between appointments and guests arriving I was unable to share them.

Because I began on August 30th of 2015, I try to take a picture capturing my progress on 30th of each month.

This shows my progress through July 30, 2016. (I finished page 2 on July 17th!)

There is a parking challenge at the New Heaven and Earth Official Facebook Group that requires a full page. So, I am jumping down to work on page 8 next

This photo shows my progress through August 30, 2016.

There was not much time for stitching in August!

And this is how it looks now. I am working on the 5th row of page 8. 

Looking at the chart, I realized part of the white dragon's mouth will be at the bottom of this page. Part of one foot will also appear soon. I am so excited! 

27,070 stitches done and 120,530 stitches to go! (Shh... I try not to think about that. *Wink*) 

Below is a breakdown of my progress. (This keeps me motivated when I do not see much of a difference.)

Percent complete:
Project: 18.34%           (It was 16.25%)
Page 1: 100% - Done!
Page 2: 100% - Done!  (It was 95.73%)
Page 3: 14.14%           (It was 13.52%)
Page 4: 100% - Done! 
Page 5: 1.83%             (Same)
Page 7: 2.95%             (It was 2.7%
Page 8: 36.75%           (It was 0%)
Page 9: 0.22%             (It was 0%)
Page 10: 0.25%           (Same)

I am linking up with Stitchery Link Party #75 at Super Mom - No Cape! I encourage you to visit to see the free embroidery pattern and to discover what other bloggers have been working on this week. 

Oh, before I forget, I actually upgraded to a smart phone last week. My husband laughed when I told him my first task would be figuring out Instagram. My user name is "neeorama" if you want to find me there. I will be sharing more updates from Twilight Duel on Instagram as I complete each row on page 8. 

Thanks for stopping by! -Renee


crazyQstitcher said...

The work is coming along nicely. I can't imagine how you remember the number of stitches done.

Pull the other thread said...

Wonderful progress made, well done. Welcome to Instagram, will pop on and look you up. Looking forward to seeing your updates on there as well.

Christine B said...

It is taking shape beautifully Renee! With moving house I have had so little time to come and comment.... it is nice to be getting back to some sort of normal routine! Hugs Christine x

Queeniepatch said...

Great progress, but you will need to be patient to do the rest of those 120,530 stitches!

KimM said...

Lovely stitching! Let me know what you think about Instagram. Never tried it.....

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

This is such an amazing and complex piece. I love to see your progress on these cross stitch pieces. You amaze me!!
xx, Carol

Tiffstitch said...

Excellent progress on this one!

Anonymous said...

Ha, when you figure out the posting, let me know, too! I got a new phone about three weeks ago, and I have the app on there, but what to do next, I have no clue.

Your progress is terrific! I know that was LOTS of stitches and since it's part of the dragon, it really shows up as something new. Foot, here she comes!

Justine said...

This is looking great - the detail is really showing! Such beautiful colours. You know you've almost stitched a fifth of the design?

Sheryl said...

Beautiful work, this looks super complicated.

Katie said...

Just love this one!! I followed you on Instagram. I keep forgetting to use it haha.