SAL: Wildflower Update

Here we are again with an update on progress for our SAL projects. I have been working on Wildflower Jar a design by Maureen McCarthy for Janlynn needlecraft.

At our last posting I made some good progress getting the jar started.

Here is where I am now

It’s almost as lovely as the real thing. Enjoying every moment with this cross stitch and every moment of spring.

Time to start blog hopping and checking out what everyone else has been up to by clicking their names below. If you’d like to join me, we live all over the world so you may need to allow for time differences. Posting takes place every third Sunday, local time. Our nextΒ  updates will be posted on the 2nd May 2021.

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24 thoughts on “SAL: Wildflower Update

  1. claire93 April 11, 2021 / 4:10 pm

    looking really lovely, Sharon ^^ I see you’re keeping the bright colours for last ^^

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    • Sharon April 11, 2021 / 6:06 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ I did decide to get the boring stuff done first and same the best for last.

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    • Sharon April 11, 2021 / 6:09 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ those grays and soft blues are lovely.

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  2. Sewing Beside the Sea April 11, 2021 / 5:10 pm

    Looking fab so far πŸ™‚ I love pansies and violas and I’ve got some seedlings romping away in the greenhouse right now.

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  3. Sharon April 11, 2021 / 6:13 pm

    Thank you πŸ™‚ I love the pansies and violas too. I like to use them like a ground cover. They add so much beautiful color.

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 12:36 pm

      I spent some quality time on the project these past 3 weeks!

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  4. Cathie J April 11, 2021 / 8:45 pm

    You’ve been busy. This is looking so pretty.

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 12:42 pm

      Thank you Cathie – I feel like i have been busy on this πŸ™‚

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  5. kathyreeves April 11, 2021 / 8:46 pm

    This is really is a gorgeous subtly shaded piece! I’m enjoying watching it!

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 12:45 pm

      I thought the shading on this was lovely too. I have made a few counting errors actually but left them in and decided to move on. They didn’t seem to affect the over all look.

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  6. AJ April 11, 2021 / 9:22 pm

    Oh my that is such a beautiful project!! It is really the perfect time to be doing it too:)

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  7. Deb April 12, 2021 / 12:33 am

    Oh how neat that your violas are blooming at the same time your working on some in your jar bouquet. So so pretty!

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 12:54 pm

      Totally agree ~ this project will be blooming right along with all the flowers in the garden πŸ™‚

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  8. teamwilsun April 12, 2021 / 2:26 am

    So pretty, Sharon! I love how subtle the water looks in the jar, and it will be fun to watch you stitch all the colorful flowers. Enjoy our spring weather!!!

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 12:58 pm

      πŸ™‚ totally agree on the subtlety of this piece. I am excited to get to the flowers. Our weather looks to be gorgeous for the next few days ~ yippee ~ enjoy too πŸ™‚

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  9. rutigt April 12, 2021 / 8:19 am

    Great progress! Today we had some snow here in Sweden, but it will probably be gone till tomorrow and we can enjoy the springtime again!

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    • Sharon April 12, 2021 / 1:11 pm

      Oh no snow go away and let spring blossom… we have had those late April snows too over the years. Always a surprise! Thankfully they are usually short lived.

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      • rutigt April 16, 2021 / 7:03 am

        Yes, today we have sunshine and it looks like spring is here to stay!

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  10. Christina April 12, 2021 / 6:17 pm

    Wow, great progress, Sharon! Beautiful purple flowers ❀

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    • Sharon April 13, 2021 / 5:06 pm

      Thank you Christina – I just love a purple flower πŸ™‚

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  11. Carole April 14, 2021 / 9:06 am

    Oh this is looking lovely. You’ve got loads done πŸ™‚

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