When I stitch other patterns, such as Celtic Spring by Lavender and Lace, I do then make sure that I either have enough of a particular colour to finish the chart or I buy a new one specially for it. If a chart like this uses two of a particular colour I then buy the two from the same lot. This is because most of these types of charts are made up of blocks of colour and slight variations in dyes can be very obvious.
This system however comes with problems as anytime I want to work on a particular project, like Oliana for instance, I have to search through all my boxes looking for the right colours. It is fairly off putting to be honest. Then while reading Gizzimomo's Blog on getting ready to started Mini Trancendence, I saw how she had organised her threads and I thought that would be a great way to solve my problem.
So a cut some heavy card, punched holes in it and re-enforced the holes with those plastic circle things for punched holes. I then numbered them and put one length of each colour on it. I will replace the lengths as they run out but I felt one was enough to get started with anyway.
So here is QS Clara threads started.
|QS Clara threads|
Have a great day all :)