Rebecca Wood 3D Train Station

I’m so excited!! Being a train nut, I’ve already stitched 4 cars from Lani – Engine, Passenger Car, Cattle Car, and Caboose. They hang on one wall of my needlepoint room. In the last week or so I’ve been able to obtain 2 canvases that are train related. This first one is a 3D Train Station that will be about 9″ X 5″ and almost 9″ tall. It’s says Rebecca in the lower right corner and looks a lot like other train scenes done by Rebecca Wood. Can anyone verify that this is a Rebecca Wood canvas? I’ve adopted this canvas that was started by another stitcher.

There are 3 canvases. The first is the train station itself. The previous stitcher outlined all the windows and did the window sills. I love the colors, threads and stitches she used and I will leave them alone. The foundation is also stitched and I won’t touch that. On the right side, you can see that she started the bricks and mortar. I don’t like the color she was using for the mortar and I can’t find the thread anywhere (I’ve searched online at thread sites) so I’m ripping it out a little each day. I prefer a beige/brown overdue that looks more like real mortar. The bricks are easy to take out and I’ll be restitching them with 2 shades of Splendor so I can make them a little darker next to the doors and windows like it was painted. I like that look.

The other 2 canvases form the roof. The smallest canvas is completed. So I’m working on the larger section of the roof a little each day. This is how it looked when I received it.

The gold Kreinik braid is over half done and I’ll add to that a little each day. There is also black Kreinik below each gold shape. I worked on that yesterday. There are 5 rows of green shingles along the longer sides and the rest of the shingles are brown. I’m also doing a little of that each day. I’ll follow her smaller canvas to stitch the snow when everything else on the roof is done.

I’m making a trip to Needle in a Haystack next week and will take the station canvas and my other train canvas with me to find lots of threads. I’ll show you the second train canvas after I have the threads I need to make it really shine.


6 responses to “Rebecca Wood 3D Train Station

  1. Never seen a 3-D needlepoint train station before. It’s lovely šŸ™‚

    Didn’t know you were a train nut. My husband is very keen on steam trains and we frequently go out of our way to be in the right place to photograph passing steam trains.

    Have you blogged before about the 4 cars by Lani? I’d love to see them šŸ™‚

  2. Oh, what a fun project! Do I ever know someone who’d love this! I may have to investigate a little!

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