Mediterranean Mermaid Revisited

I finished my Summer House exchange for HOE last night, well finished stitching it. I still need to finish the finishing… and since I can’t share pictures of that yet I decided to go back and add some of the detail shots of Eudora.

The whole:

Pretty yes, but a lot of the beading got lost in this picture.

In this shot you can see the beading much better and some of the sparkle in the crystals in her jewelry.

Her tail is all Kreniks. The tail fin and hip fins do have some dmc, but the part that would be legs on you or me, all braid & beads. Super sparkle!

Do you see all those bead in the tail fin?! I think it’s 50/50 stitching and beads. All beads were attached with two strands Sulky invisible thread using a full cross stitch.

That’s it for today. I’m supposed to be starting demolition on my son’s bathroom so we can do a mini-remodel, but I’m still so exhausted. I’ve been sleeping at night 10-12 hours and then napping in the day another hour or two. *sigh* I am getting better, it’s just taking FOREVER. Next up I suppose I’ll start stitching on HoHRH because lord knows block 7 isn’t going to stitch itself…

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16 Responses to Mediterranean Mermaid Revisited

  1. I think I might hate you. Not only are you M’lady Smokin’ Needles, but your stitches are perfect. :p And, my goodness, but that tail is gorgeous! Definitely my eye candy for today.

  2. Marjo says:

    She is absolutely beautiful. Those beads are a lot of work but they really do add so much to the design.

  3. Susan says:

    I’m sorry you’re still not completely better. I hope you get well soon.

    Eudora is stunning! I bet she looks even more fabulous in real life!

  4. Valerie says:

    Eudora is simply stunning and the beading…oh my! Love, love. I still can’t believe you stitched her up as fast as you did. Amazing!

  5. Daffycat says:

    That beading is amazing. I admire your patients…that would take me forever!

  6. Melissa A says:

    She is amazing! I can’t wait to start mine!

  7. Shelleen says:

    She is beautiful!!! I have ever heard of the thread that you use for attaching beads. I will have to look for some.

  8. Brigitte says:

    A stunning piece!!!

  9. JenJen3574 says:

    Thanks for the MM eye candy! 🙂 🙂

  10. Annette says:

    Wow. She’s amazing!

  11. patpat says:

    What an outstanding piece of work-manship. I love it your attenting to detail is just beautiful.

  12. Debbie says:

    Well, take care of yourself Missy! We all deserve to rest sometimes and illnesses in the summer just seem to take much longer to clear up! Your Mermaid is looking wonderful. There certainly is a lot of bling going with this design! I think it’s beautiful. I have a funny feeling that I may be doing this one for my sister.

  13. Darla says:

    I am *totally* blown away that Eudora is already done!! She’s stunning! Gosh, you do such *beautiful* work!

  14. doris says:

    Wow! You are speedy and you do great work. Hope you feel better soon.

  15. Melissa C. says:

    Man oh man is she sparkly! I like this one more every time I look at her.

  16. I’m just in love with your spectacular little mermaid, Missy. I can’t decide which “end” of her I like best!!! LOL
    Hugs, Deb

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