Friday, December 20, 2013

How Many Different Ways Can I Say...

I am still stitching on Band 6 of The English Band Sampler.  This fussy band is made fussier still by the need to mirror exactly those small counting errors made on the left side of the band.  There was absolutely no way I was going to do extensive frogging when a little attention to maintaining symmetry would do the trick.  And, no, I am not going to tell you where I made the errors.  The sharp eyed among you have probably already found the mistakes.

So, this is what things looked like when last seen.
Current Progress
As you can see, my progress is painfully slow.  A vicious cycle has set in.  My dislike of this band has decreased my motivation to spend large chunks of my time on it, which in turn stretches the process out, which in turn increases my aversion, etc.  I haven't lost my enthusiasm for the whole design, just for this band.  And this band seems to be never-ending.  At least I have managed to complete the border and divider on the right side of the band and have stitched the floral motifs.  The star motifs are yet to be stitched.

I estimate that it will take me six or seven more hours to finish this band and move on to a more interesting one.


Vickie said...

You can do it Regina! Yes you can!

Maggee said...

I know your pain! Been there a few times, but I am a persistent (read: stubborn) person too, and got past it onto more fun stitches, as you will too! Hugs!

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Congratulations on persevering with this band! It does look lovely.