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Dira Sudis ([personal profile] dira) wrote2019-02-17 09:06 pm

This fortnight in writing, 2/17

I … totally failed to do this post last weekend! But I did write stuff! So, combined catch-up post.

Words written this week: 3,948

WIPs that got words this week:

Born in the Blood: 1,243, getting SO CLOSE to finishing this chapter!!

Underage Child Soldier Omega!Bucky/Alpha!Cap!Steve Marriage of Last Resort Fic: 188

Marvel Trumps Hate Bucky/Steve First Time Fic: 2,383

Slavefic #7: 134


…a lot of cross-stitching, yeah.

from Tumblr http://bit.ly/2GuHxtg
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[personal profile] kara_mckay 2019-02-17 09:29 pm (UTC)(link)
Yay for writing! And your cross stitch project looks pretty. When you do that, would you say that you push the needle through with the pad of your thumb, or do you think it would be feasible to hold the needle between thumb and forefinger? I've been wanting to take on a sewing project, but I lost half my right thumb in an industrial accident, and I'm not sure about handling a needle yet.
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[personal profile] kara_mckay 2019-02-19 06:10 am (UTC)(link)
Yeah, I could see about that. Thanks for the advice!
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[personal profile] rabid_bookwyrm 2019-02-27 05:28 am (UTC)(link)
A little late, but the other good thing about cross stitch is that the fabric comes pre-hole'd. So unless you're stitching really small (where the floss takes up more of the hole space so the last stitch is harder), you don't need too much pressure to make each stitch. If you want to try, maybe pick up a kit with 6 or 8-count Aida cloth (numbers = squares per inch, bigger number means smaller grid), since kits will usually include everything you need except scissors and maybe a hoop.
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[personal profile] kara_mckay 2019-02-27 05:14 pm (UTC)(link)
I might do that! Thanks!
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[personal profile] kriszeth 2019-02-17 09:40 pm (UTC)(link)
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[personal profile] lucifuge5 2019-02-18 06:00 pm (UTC)(link)
Yays for words! Especially for Marriage of Last Resort. ;P

And that cross-stitch is coming along great too!!
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[personal profile] minoanmiss 2019-02-19 05:03 am (UTC)(link)
I'm always glad to see you on my reading page and I adore that you're doing cross-stitch!
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[personal profile] lebannen 2019-02-20 12:33 am (UTC)(link)
Best wishes with the cross stitch. I am sort of in the process of attempting it myself, and hahahaha nope it is not for me.

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