A lot of the work I make requires boring, repetitive straight stitching. This creates the background canvas for the fun part, the actual art part. To while away the time, I try to come up with how long it takes to stitch one row, or one section, or the whole piece. This background I'm working on now is 8 feet long, and it takes me two minutes to sew each row.
This background I'm working on now is 8 feet long, and it takes me two minutes to sew each row. At that pace it will take me 6 hours to finish it. Of course, I can't stand that much mindlessness, so I take frequent breaks,such as this one, for a quick blog.
I've already started on the art part, and here is a little peek at the hand stitching.