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Offline Jo

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Not a model engine
« on: January 21, 2019, 07:41:47 PM »
...but something I do on a cold winter's night when I don't feel up to playing in the workshop  :)

 I think I'll do the beetroot eater one next   :thinking:

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2019, 07:44:31 PM »
Wonderful  :praise2:  :praise2:  :wine1:
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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2019, 08:14:39 PM »
Wonderful detail!  Have a pattern for shop elves at work? Or shop gnomes stealing parts?!

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2019, 08:18:02 PM »
Beautiful work!
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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2019, 08:28:45 PM »
Hello Dr. Jo,

You are a very talented individual. Beautiful work! Always look forward to seeing your posts. I have the Stuart Turner No.1 and Wall Wizard casting kits aging in the cupboard. Thanks for documenting your work. Hope to do the same shortly if life ever slows down a bit.

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2019, 08:34:29 PM »
Lovely work Jo,    I have shown my wife, who has had a lifetime in textiles, but cannot decide from the pics if it is cross stitch or embroidery.
Regards         Terry

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2019, 08:46:30 PM »
Thanks Guys  :)

Terry: tell your good lady that it is single strand embroidery thread cross stitch on 36 count linen. Yes I do have to use a magnifier to be able to see it  :-\

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2019, 09:23:22 PM »
Beautiful work Jo, and my wife admired it too.

Great to see something of the other interests of other forum members.  Most of us have a range of interests, and an appreciation of excellence in areas outside our primary focus.  Thanks for posting it.

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2019, 09:51:20 PM »
Well, it's not 36 count silk cross stitch, just course wool.



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Stitched by my wife, Sonia, at the trackside a few years ago.

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2019, 10:01:22 PM »
Nice, my mum got me into cross stitch years ago, its a great way to spend a winters evening, I dont like to be idle but 7 or 8 hours in the workshop and im flagging nowadays

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2019, 10:27:39 PM »
Hi Vixen, please tell Sonia that is beautiful.

What a constructive way to join in what might not be her preferred way of spending a wetdawn.  And nothing wrong with wool, “Wool is warmer” they say.

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2019, 10:59:40 PM »
Very nice Jo. I used to enjoy counted cross stitch, the finer linen the better. Eyes just can't do it these days though I guess I could with a magnifier hood, just too many other things keeping me busy these days, even in retirement.

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2019, 11:20:51 PM »
Beautiful work, Jo!
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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2019, 12:13:32 AM »
Yes!   Beautifully done!   My daughter the artist will love looking at these!

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Re: Not a model engine
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2019, 12:26:48 AM »
That's beautiful Jo. And it reminds me of a relative I'm very fond of (or was...she's gone now).
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