And from our house to yours, Happy Holidays!!!
Friday, December 24, 2010
True-color photo FAIL
Several months ago I picked up La-D-Da's "Merry Christmas" pattern from the bargain bin at my LNS. According to the front of the pattern, this is what it looks like: So I decided to start this as my Christmas project -- small, cute, appropriately seasonal. And I did a floss toss. NONE of the colors looked anything like the picture!(My toss is missing the white for Santa's beard and coat trim, and also the "green" (DMC 3021, which is way more gray than green) for the little tree and the border, but you get the idea.) The pamphlet picture is so washed out. Blech! And in real life, many of the browns are so similar that there is, IMO, no definition. I know it is supposed to look antique and all, but I was not happy. So after some fiddling with my DMC chart and my drawers of hand-dyeds....Much better.